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Disability Health Support Workshop

Is this course suitable for you or your organisation?

This course is available:
•    for Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees only 

Why choose this course?

This is a compulsory induction activity for all disability support practitioners and managers. It is part of a blended training program with prerequisite online learning and pre-reading. 

What content does the program cover?

This practical workshop includes hands-on application of skills relevant to their roles. The course content enables you to:

Infection Prevention and Control 

  • Know the chain of infection and how to break it 
  • Apply standard precautions at all times to prevent infection in the workplace
  • Demonstrate hand hygiene using soap and water
  • Identify situations when transmission based precautions may be used to control infection in the workplace

Medication Safety

  • Assist clients with medications incorporating the rights of medication safety
  • Safely manage medication contingencies and incidents

Epilepsy and Emergency First Aid

  • Recognise epilepsy seizures
  • Apply epilepsy first aid for two different types of epilepsy seizures
  • Demonstrate assisting with prescribed emergency seizure medication

It supports the learning from two online courses Assist with medication and Infection prevention and control.
Cerebral Palsy Alliance employees working with clients must complete the online courses followed by this practical component to complete their training in these modules.
This training has physical demands for completion. Please discuss any pre-existing injuries with your manager and facilitator before completing this course. 
Participants should wear comfortable clothing (pants recommended) and must wear closed-toe shoes.

Does the program have any prerequisites?

The following two online learning courses must be completed 1 business day prior to attending this course.  These courses can be accessed via the Online Learning System.
•    Assist with medication - online 
•    Infection prevention and control for disability support - online
Employees must also have read the CPA Infection Prevention and Control, Medication and Epilepsy policies available on the HUB in the policy library 
This course is a pre-requisite to all other client health care courses.

Course completion requires:

Completion of the two (2) online learning modules, pre reading of relevant CPA policies and participation in all practical activities demonstrated during the workshop including: infection prevention and control; medication safety; and epilepsy first aid.

How long is the course? 

Duration: 1 day
Time: Please see scheduled times below or enquire
BYO Lunch

Where can I get more information?

Contact:  Training Alliance team
Email:      training@cerebralpalsy.org.au
Phone:     +61 2 9975 8715
Cancellation conditions apply

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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start DateLocationCost
Fri 06 Aug 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 10 Aug 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Allambie Register
Tue 17 Aug 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Tue 24 Aug 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Mon 30 Aug 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Catholic Care Mayfield Register
Tue 07 Sep 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Ryde Register
Mon 13 Sep 2021 at 9:30AM 1 class Catholic Care Mayfield Register