Archive for the ‘Training’ Category

Mental Capacity Act Training.

February 15, 2008

Two more free training days.   If you or a relative are likely to be affected by the Mental Capacity Act then it would be a positive idea to take advantage of training.

 THE PAN GWENT CONSORTIUM FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF
THE MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 PRESENT TWO WORKSHOPS:

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005
AWARENESS RAISING FOR VOLUNTARY ORGANISATIONS AND USER AND CARER GROUPS.

The Workshops provide an opportunity for voluntary organizations and user and carer groups to explore the Act and Code of Practice and its implications and to prepare to lead sessions on the Act with their own staff teams

WORKSHOP 1.    6 MARCH 2008, 11.00 AM – 3.00 PM
VENUE: GAVO, TY DERWEN, CHURCH ROAD, NEWPORT

WORKSHOP 2.   19 MARCH 2008 11.00 AM – 3.00 PM
VENUE: LEARNING ACTION CENTRE, ALMA STREET, ABERTILLERY NP13 1YL

Facilitator: Gabe Conlon

Gabe Conlon is an experienced social care trainer and management consultant who has delivered the POVA Train the Trainer workshops for several agencies in S E Wales. His company Practice Solutions has been commissioned by the Pan Gwent Consortium to support implementation of the Act

Gabe will present an overview of the Act and Code of Practice and explore the implications of the act for vulnerable adults, their carers and the services they receive. He will particularly focus on the implications for domiciliary, day, residential and nursing services and introduce provider managers to material which will assist them to cascade his training to their staff

The Workshops are WAG funded and no charge will be made for attendance.

Allocation of places per workshop: 20

Lunch will be provided

For further information please contact Sheila Mann on 01633 414600 or e-mail Sheila.mann@newport.gov.uk

Why miss this opportunity? – go with a friend.

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Peer Advocacy Training

September 28, 2006

The good news for all of you who expressed interest is that we have now booked Dave Hall to provide a training course starting in early November.   It will take place on 5 consecutive Fridays, in Usk, and transport will be offered.   Application forms will be available at the MIND Drop-ins this coming week, and if you do not go to a drop-in, then if you are interested in attending either e-mail me at tony.rigby@gavowales.org.uk or phone 01291-673952 or write to PO Box 35, Usk, NP15 1YG.  

The training is available to service users and carers 18 – 64 living in Monmouthshire.   If we are over-subscribed, then we will try to arrange a second course as quickly as possible.   Don’t delay – book your place as soon as possible!

      

Volunteer as a Peer Advocate?

June 26, 2006

Some service users are interested in being trained to act as volunteer peer advocates.   Does this interest you?   Free training could be provided which will help you make your mind up whether you want to go ahead or not.   Let me know if you want to be added to the list of those interested.   Make a Comment here if you want to say something about this idea.