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Specialist training providers

The following training providers offer specialised training covering specific topics that do not come within the remit of mandatory training.  The Suffolk Brokerage is always available to support and advise you in all aspects of workforce planning so please contact us if we can help you.

Please note, we do not recommend or endorse any of the training providers listed and, although we aim to keep the course information and contact details provided up-to-date, you should check directly with the course provider.


Diabetes UK

What we offer:

Training and awareness courses, click here for details

Contact details:

Joanne Cloughton
Diabetes UK, Ground Floor, 8 Atlantic Square, Station Road, Witham, Essex CM8 2TL

Tel: 01376 501390
Fax: 01376 505250
joanne.cloughton@diabetes.org.uk
www.diabetes.org.uk


DUET Diabetes

What we offer:

Diabetes education and training for the adult care sector.
A variety of workshops offering an informative and interactive way to stay up-to-date and increase skills and confidence in caring for people living with diabetes.

New for 2017:  Diabetes Awareness Training “Open workshops” – available at two venues in Suffolk (Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds).

Contact details:

Lynne Reedman
DUET Diabetes

Tel: 01799 584178
Mob: 07443 659985
info@duetdiabetes.co.uk
www.duetdiabetes.co.uk
www.facebook.com/duetdiabetes

 


Suffolk County Council

What we offer:

Unisafe/Schoolsafe

Contact details:

Claire McCullough
Schools' Choice, Suffolk County Council, Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP1 2BX

Tel: 01473 265937
claire.mccullough@schoolschoice.org
www.schoolschoice.org


Christine Laverock Training Services

What we offer:

Institute of Leadership and Management Certificate in Leadership - Level 5

Contact details:

Christine Laverock
Christine Laverock Training Services

Tel: 01394 388626
training@christinelaverock.co.uk
www.christinelaverock.co.uk


Enable Support Services

What we offer:

Introduction to British Sign Language (BSL)
BSL Level 1
BSL Level 2

Contact details:

Jane Gedge
Enable Support Services, Brightspace, 160 Hadleigh Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 0HH

Tel: 01473 742101
jane@enablesupport.co.uk
www.enablesupport.co.uk


Hasca

What we offer:

Meeting Care Quality Commission requirements
Dealing with complaints
Business Planning and Development
Management and Supervisory Skills
Developing and Funding your Training Plan
Induction Training
Moving and Assisting
Person Centred Working
Involving People who use Services
Writing Tenders

Contact details:

Lynda Tarpey
Hasca, Studio House, Delamare Road, Cheshunt, Herts EN8 9SH

Tel: 01992 633111
Fax: 01992 633733
Mob: 07803 206939


Konch Training

What we offer:

Falls Prevention

Contact details:

1 Claydon Business Park, Great Blakenham, Ipswich, Suffolk IP6 0NL

Tel: 01473 456023
info@konchtraining.co.uk
www.konchtraining.co.uk


MRF Training & Consultancy

What we offer:

Person Centered Support / Care Planning
Recognising Uniqueness / Personalisation
From Provider to Recipient - What can be learnt?
Value base - Have you got it right?
Recognising Difference - Cultural Awareness

Contact details:

Matt Farrants
MRF Training & Consultancy

Tel: 01473 463071
Tel: 07738 947486
mrf-training@outlook.com


Pamela Rose Consultants

What we offer:

Moving and Handling

Contact details:

Ipswich Seminar Centre, Saunders Business Centre, 110a Victoria Street, Ipswich

Tel: 01473 231484


Reflective Learning

What we offer:

Towards a Safe Service: Protecting people from avoidable harm
Positive Risk Taking
Behaviour Management
Towards Effective Services: Good outcomes, skilled staff
Enhancing staff awareness of people's difficulties (learning disabilities, dementia, autism, Asperger's, schizophrenia, depression, anxiety, voices).
Introduction to therapeutic conversations (CBT, systemic thinking, techniques to foster motivation and change, solution-focused conversations).
Developing intelligent services
Caring: Delivering with compassion
Reflective practice and reflective group facilitation
Workshops that focus on ethics and values
Responsive: Services organised in a way that meet people's needs
Team development days
Workflow redesign
Person centered planning for services
Motivating people
Well-Led: Leadership, management and governance
Resilience training

Contact details:

Natius Oelofsen
Reflective Learning, South Kiln, Felaw Maltings, 44 Felaw Street, Ipswich, Suffolk IP2 8SJ

Tel: 01473 407000
info@reflective-learning.co.uk
www.reflective-learning.co.uk


Sensing Change

What we offer:

Sensory Awareness Training
Sign Language Taster Courses
Environment Audits

Contact details:

Alex Catling
Sensing Change, 214b Sidegate Lane, Ipswich, Suffolk IP4 3DH

Tel: 01473 260030
alex.catling@sensingchange.org.uk


St Elizabeth Hospice

What we offer:

Our provision offers a range of delivery options from bitesize sessions to two day courses.

Contact details:

St Elizabeth Hospice Education Department
565 Foxhall Road, Ipswich, Suffolk IP3 8LX

Tel: 01473 727776
To find all courses/events offered please follow link: education.stelizabethhospice.org.uk 
www.stelizabethhospice.org.uk


Stroke Training

What we offer:

Stroke specific training
QCF Level 2 Stroke Awareness and Acquired Brain Injury via distance learning

Contact details:

Bernie Thomas/Olivia Flaherty
Stroke Training, Life After Stroke Centre, Church Lane, Bromsgrove B61 8RA

Tel: 01527 903906
stroketraining@stroke.org.uk
www.stroke.org.uk/professionals/stroke-training