This course is to help ensure that you have the necessary knowledge to help stop or prevent potential harm or abuse occurring within any of the Turning Point Scotland services you work in.
Turning Point Scotland has a duty to manage personal data and information in relation to staff and service users effectively and securely. This duty is the responsibility of all staff who are involved in collating, processing or filing information. This course is aimed at all levels of staff who handle staff or service user personal information.
This course will provide you with an awareness of the impact of diazepam use on people's cognitive abilities and it's potential to make them aggressive and violent.
Turning Point Scotland provide a wide range of services in different environments to people with varying needs. Therefore it is important that you know the content of the service's fire risk assessment, emergency evacuation plan and any other procedure that is specific to your place of work.
It is important to know that if you handle food as part of your work, you not only have a moral responsibility to the people you support to uphold food hygiene principles, but a legal one as well.
This course aims to support you to identify risks to your own and others health and safety while you are lone working. It will also help you improve decision making in every day situations so you are better equipped to make informed choices and therefore take action that minimises risk.
This course provides some basic guidance on the handling of medications and to act as a foundation for your practice in ordering, storing and administering medication within Turning Point Scotland services.
This course will help you to develop an understanding of
'Personal Outcomes'. Supporting people to achieve
personal Outcomes is as important as being person centred. Everyone
working in social care needs to understand and work with Outcomes in
This course aims to reduce the risk of musculoskeletal injuries that can be caused by poor manual handling in the workplace. The course will make clear the knowledge and skills that are required to enable you to carry out your job in a safe and effective manner, whilst complying with current legislation.