Management of Behaviour that is Challenging, including Restrictive Practices (21/12/2023)

Course Description


AIM

The aim of this workshop is to increase the knowledge and understanding of underlying causes of behaviours which are challenging, along with early intervention and non-physical methods for preventing or managing challenging behaviour, through recognition of triggers and application of evidenced based guidelines for episodes of behaviour that challenges.

The workshop also provides clarity to service providers on circumstances when a restrictive practice is permitted and how it may be applied in accordance with best professional practice, guidelines and national policies. 



CONTENT

  • Understanding what is challenging behaviour.
  • Causes of challenging behaviour and factors that contribute to challenging behaviour.
  • Importance of communication during challenging behaviour.
  • Strategies for managing challenging behaviour.
  • Conciliation and de-escalation.
  • Use and misuse of restrictive practices.
  • Informed Consent.
  • Chemical restraint (Use of Psychotropic Medication).
  • The use of assistive equipment.
  • Documenting episodes of challenging behaviour.
  • Learning from episodes of challenging behaviour. 


WORKSHOP DELIVERY


The workshop will be presented via Zoom, with interactive sessions and workshops provided throughout. Training will run from 10am to 3.30pm. The workshop will be delivered by a senior member of HCI’s Quality and Safety Team.  

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

PIC, Deputy PIC, CNM, Staff Nurse, HCA. 


CERTIFICATION

Learners who successfully complete the workshop will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance from LHP Skillnet.


FEES

The subsidised cost of this workshop is €135 per learner for LHP Skillnet member companies.

To be eligible for the subsidised price you must be working in the private healthcare sector in Ireland. Otherwise the full price applies.

Discount for group booking (minimum 5 places) is available. Please contact us via office@lhpskillnet.ie for further details. 



ABOUT THE ADVANCED CARE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

Delivered by the HCI, the Advanced Care Management Programme aims to provide a comprehensive body of knowledge for key individuals within nursing homes, highlighting the regulatory and best practice requirements, and providing participants with the skills to apply the tools and techniques to support their implementation.

The programme may be booked as a completed programme of 16 workshops, or workshop may be booked individually.

For further information about the full programme, please visit the course page.

Course Details

  • Category: Advanced Care Management Programme
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Venue: Live Online
  • Start date: 21 Dec 2022
  • Duration: Days: 1
  • Provider: HealthCare Informed (HCI)
  • LHP Skillnet Member Price: €135.00
  • Non-Members Price: €210.00
  • Unemployed: No
  • Accreditation: Company Certified
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Course Description


AIM

The aim of this workshop is to increase the knowledge and understanding of underlying causes of behaviours which are challenging, along with early intervention and non-physical methods for preventing or managing challenging behaviour, through recognition of triggers and application of evidenced based guidelines for episodes of behaviour that challenges.

The workshop also provides clarity to service providers on circumstances when a restrictive practice is permitted and how it may be applied in accordance with best professional practice, guidelines and national policies. 



CONTENT

  • Understanding what is challenging behaviour.
  • Causes of challenging behaviour and factors that contribute to challenging behaviour.
  • Importance of communication during challenging behaviour.
  • Strategies for managing challenging behaviour.
  • Conciliation and de-escalation.
  • Use and misuse of restrictive practices.
  • Informed Consent.
  • Chemical restraint (Use of Psychotropic Medication).
  • The use of assistive equipment.
  • Documenting episodes of challenging behaviour.
  • Learning from episodes of challenging behaviour. 


WORKSHOP DELIVERY


The workshop will be presented via Zoom, with interactive sessions and workshops provided throughout. Training will run from 10am to 3.30pm. The workshop will be delivered by a senior member of HCI’s Quality and Safety Team.  

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

PIC, Deputy PIC, CNM, Staff Nurse, HCA. 


CERTIFICATION

Learners who successfully complete the workshop will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance from LHP Skillnet.


FEES

The subsidised cost of this workshop is €135 per learner for LHP Skillnet member companies.

To be eligible for the subsidised price you must be working in the private healthcare sector in Ireland. Otherwise the full price applies.

Discount for group booking (minimum 5 places) is available. Please contact us via office@lhpskillnet.ie for further details. 



ABOUT THE ADVANCED CARE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME

Delivered by the HCI, the Advanced Care Management Programme aims to provide a comprehensive body of knowledge for key individuals within nursing homes, highlighting the regulatory and best practice requirements, and providing participants with the skills to apply the tools and techniques to support their implementation.

The programme may be booked as a completed programme of 16 workshops, or workshop may be booked individually.

For further information about the full programme, please visit the course page.