Solihull Care Forum meeting

2.15pm - 4.15pm


The dates are:

15th February

19th April

21st June

16th August

18th October

13th December


The venue for all the above meetings will be:


West Warwickshire Sports Club

78 Grange Road

Solihull B91 1DA



SWICDA commissions training, events and workshops customised to meet your needs and the needs of your staff in the context of the current and on-going changes to Social Care.


We are committed to offering you quality training at a reasonable cost.


Call us on 0121 770 8915 or email us on to talk about your training and development needs for the year ahead.


We can advise you about the best way to meet your training and development needs and the training needs of your workforce.


The latest training programme is shown below.


SWICDA Training Programme

January to March 2018


All courses will be held at:

Solihull Care Limited, 81-83 Warwick Rd, Olton,

Solihull, B92 7HP unless otherwise stated.


To book or for further details about any of the courses’ aims and objectives, please contact Jo-Ann Webb on


or telephone: 0121 770 8915


Please note our cancellation policy:

The full cost of the course will apply for non attendance on the day unless seven days’ notice has been provided to SWICDA.


Download a Word copy of the Training Programme



Thursday 11 January 2018

Medication Management-Best Practise

Cheryl Massey


By the end of this workshop you will have increased your knowledge and skills on the following:


Best practice guidance.

Legislation related to medicines.

Safe procedure for handling medicines.

Administration of medicines safely and effectively.

Safe and appropriate storage of medicines.

Documentation of records related to medicines.

Importance of independence, dignity, privacy and choice.


From 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

SWICDA member price £20.00 per person

Non member price £25.00 per person



Thursday 15 February 2018

Mental Health Awareness

Delivered by Lucy Thomas

Induction and Fundamental Training Lead,

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust


Learning Outcomes of the Mental Health Awareness Session.

Understanding of Mental Health definitions and illnesses.

Mental Health Wellbeing definition and promotion.

The impact of stigma and discrimination in Mental Health.

UK, World Mental Health Statistic.


From 9.30 am - 12.30 pm

SWICDA member price £50.00 per person

Non member price £55.00 per person


Monday 26 February 2018

Care Planning

Ann Walton


By the end of the session the learner will:

Understand the range of documents that comprise a person’s records of care /care plan.

Understand the importance of accurate, legible, defensible, sufficiently. detailed documentation in providing safe and effective, person-centred care.

Understand the importance of maintaining up to date, regularly and appropriately reviewed, and complete records of care: planned, given or declined.

Understand the legal and regulatory responsibilities in respect of documentation.

Understand the Key Lines of Enquiry in compliance [CQC].

Understand the Care Act “Well-Being” principle, as it applies to record keeping.


From 9.30 am -12.30 pm

SWICDA member price £31.00 per person

Non member price £36.00 per person



Tuesday 13 March 2018

Bereavement Training

Delivered by Cruse Bereavement Care


An overview and understanding of what grief is.

Exploring loss in general for older people.

A summary of the key skills that a person needs to use when supporting a grieving person.

How to be a better listener.

An exploration of what to say and not say.

Exploring the relevance of support and how to signpost for help.


From 9.30 am – 12.30 pm

SWICDA member price £50.00 per person

Non member price £55.00 per person


Thursday 22 March 2018

Emergency First Aid at Work PLUS

(Valid for 3 years)


The role of the first aider. Importance of preventing cross infection. The need for recording incidents and actions. Use of available equipment. Assessing the situation and act safely in an emergency. Administer Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation. Administer first aid to a casualty who is: unconscious (including seizures) choking wounded or bleeding suffering from shock Provide appropriate first aid for Minor Injuries (small cuts, grazes, bruises, minor burns, scalds & small splinters)


Additional Subjects:

Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering: heart attack, stroke, head injury, fractures, burns and scalds.


From 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

SWICDA member price £51.00 per person

Non member price £56.00 per person







Solihull Care Forum and


Managers’ Forum.

Click here for meeting times throughout 2017.

SWICDA Limited  (Based in the Solihull Care Ltd building)

81 - 83 Warwick Road  Olton  Solihull  B92 7HP

Telephone: 0121 770 8915  Email: