Disability North is proud to host a variety of stimulating training courses for healthcare professionals, carers and anyone with an interest in disability.
From Moving & Handling training to legal, health and social care training, our courses cover a range of topics. CPD-accreditation is available for some of these courses.
All our training takes place at our premises at The Dene Centre in Gosforth.
Please see below for details of our not to be missed forthcoming training courses. For prices and further details, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Training courses listing
Carer’s Assessment, Provision and Services: Law and Practice
9th November 2017
Sets out the key legal rules under the Care Act 2014 about informal carers – family, friends, neighbours etc – when they care for adults with care and support needs. This course covers carers’ enhanced rights, legal pitfalls that local authorities (more…)
Disabled Children: Therapy, Equipment, Home Adaptations in Social Care, Education and Health Care and Social Care: Law and Practice
18th of January 2018
Sets out the key legal rules about provision for disabled children of therapy, equipment and home adaptations, under five key pieces of legislation. These are the Children Act 1989 (social care), Chronically Sick and Disabled (more…)
Care Act 2014: Overview and Update
8th February 2018
Provides an overview of the main rules about adult social care, as set out in the Care Act 2014. Also provides an update, in terms of developing legal case law and local ombudsman investigations – relating to well-being, eligibility to (more…)
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