With funding support from Skills for Care Cheshire Centre for Independent Living host an award winning Learning Service, which enables adult employers from Cheshire who manage their own care; to access free, independent, tailor-made learning and development opportunities for themselves and their Personal Assistants (PAs).
Learning and development opportunities can be accessed in the following ways:
- Learning/training delivered in the employer’s home (workplace).
- Venue based learning/training.
- E-Learning/distance learning.
Learning Service for Personal Assistants (PAs)
The Learning Service gives employers choice and control over how they access learning and development opportunities for their PAs.
For PAs the learning topics that can be accessed are:
- Moving and Assisting
- First Aid
- Food Safety
- Medication Awareness
- Training to support specific conditions (e.g. autism, dementia etc.)
Learning Service for Employers
The Learning Service gives employers choice and control over how they access leadership & management training for themselves as an individual employer of PAs.
For Employers the learning areas are:
- The role of an employer and employment law
- Boundaries and Expectations
Disability Equality Training
CCIL offer comprehensive and competitive Disability Equality training and Disability Discrimination Act (DDA) Training.