Monthly Archives: February 2020

Training Opportunities

Training Moving and Handling
Course: Moving and Handling
Date: Friday 3rd April 2020
Time: 9.30am – 4pm
Venue: 1 The Pavilions, Bridge Hall Drive, Bury BL9 2NX
Cost: £90.00
This course is primarily for people that are working in the health and social care sector and are involved with Moving and handling.
Learning outcomes:
The course follows best practice guidelines in accordance with both HSE legislation and CQC regulations.
Poor moving and handling practice can lead to:
• back pain and musculoskeletal disorders, which can lead to inability to work
• moving and handling accidents – which can injure both the person being moved and the employee
• discomfort and a lack of dignity for the person being moved

Training Food Hygiene and Infection Control
Course: Food Hygiene and Infection Control
Date: Friday 1st May 2020
Time: 9.30am – 4pm
Venue: 1 The Pavilions, Bridge Hall Drive, Bury BL9 2NX
Cost: £90.00
By law, food safety must be managed using a documented Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point based approach as such food handlers must be appropriately trained in food safety.
Learning Outcomes
Food poisoning is common and usually mild but sometimes it can be fatal especially for the elderly or sick the course is designed to ensure you are aware of the basics.
The ultimate aim is to ensure food safety; to ensure health care personnel is able to demonstrate all reasonable precautions are exercised, and due diligence is applied to ensure that food is safe and wholesome.

Welcome Penny to the team!


After working as a locum for the past year Penny Gatoff has joined the Rehabilitation for Independence team as Advanced Practitioner Occupational Therapist. Penny has been working as an Occupational Therapist since 2015 when she graduated from Salford university with a first-class honors degree in Occupational Therapy. Specialising in carrying out assessments for children with […]

CBIT Conference Finding Rehab Pathways and Strategies


We are Exhibiting at the Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT) Conference 2020, this year’s theme is Finding Rehab Pathways and Strategies.

The event will be taking place on Thursday 26th March at Warwickshire County Cricket – the Edgbaston Conference Centre in Birmingham.

This is the 13th Conference organised by the Child Brain Injury Trust. The conference has a reputation for delivering engaging, informative and valuable learning events and continues to grow, It is expected that this years conference will be attended by over 200 delegates all wanting to look at what’s new, exciting and innovative in the world of rehabilitation for children and young people.
With 7 inspiring speakers all experts in the field of rehabilitation and therapy we are confident that once again we will have an inspirational day.

The rehab for Independence and Support for independence team will be attending as an exhibitor and we look forward to speaking to your during the event.

If you would like any further information you can contact us or visit the CBIT website

Children’s Mental Health Week 2020 – Find your Brave


What is Children’s Mental Health Week? Place2Be launched the first ever Children’s Mental Health Week in 2015 to shine a spotlight on the importance of children and young people’s mental health. Now in its sixth year, we hope to encourage more people than ever to get involved and spread the word. Children’s Mental Health Week […]