Cheshire East Infection Control and Rapid Testing Training – Updated Dates

 

Social Action Partnership are pleased to be supporting Cheshire East Council in offering the following training, which is open to VCFSE organisations; volunteers; groups that run community venues; schools; GP surgeries; small local businesses and other locally based community support services or projects.

There will be a maximum of 20 places for each session, which will be booked on a first come, first served basis.

The ‘Infection Control and Rapid Testing’ training will cover the following:

Background to Infection Control – who we are and why it is important
An overview of hand hygiene including why, how and with what
Use of personal protective equipment including how to don and doff safely
General cleaning awareness
General overview of waste
Winter illnesses – flu, norovirus, what to watch out for, exclusions etc
Brief Sepsis awareness
Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR)
Utilising buildings safely – social distancing etc.

The training will be delivered by Sam Weston (Infection Prevention and Control Nurse) and Emily Kindred (Health Protection Officer).

The following dates and venues are available:

Tues 5th Oct – Georges Community Centre, West Street, Crewe, CW2 8SJ
Tues 12th Oct – Holmes Chapel Community Centre, Station Road, CW4 8AA
Wed 13th Oct – Poynton Civic Hall, Park Lane, SK12 1RB
Thurs 14th Oct – Congleton URC (Church Hall), Antrobus Street, CW12 1HE
Tues 19th Oct – Sandbach Town Hall, High St, Sandbach CW11 1A
Tues 26th Oct – Sandbach Town Hall, High St, Sandbach CW11 1AX
Tues 26th Oct – Macclesfield Community Centre, Duke Street, SK11 6UR
Thurs 28th Oct – Samantha Weston – Infection Prevention & Control Nurse Specialist – Online 
Thurs 28th Oct – St Mary’s Parish Hall, Church Walk, Nantwich, CW5 5R
Wed 3rd Nov– Handforth Youth Centre, Old Rd, Handforth, Wilmslow SK9 3AZ
Thurs 4th Nov – St Mary’s Parish Hall, Church Walk, Nantwich, CW5 5RQ
Thurs 11th Nov – Knutsford Cemetery Chapel, Tabley Hill Lane, WA16 0EW
Wed 17th Nov – Handforth Youth Centre, Old Rd, Handforth, Wilmslow SK9 3AZ
Thurs 18th Nov – Knutsford Cemetery Chapel , Tabley Hill Lane, Knutsford, WA16 0EW
Tues 23rd Nov – Macclesfield Community Centre, Duke Street, SK11 6UR

Each session will run from 6:00pm-7:30pm.

To book your place, please email to Lucie Ferneyhough, Cheshire East Council, Community Development Officer – Lucie.Ferneyhough@cheshireeast.gov.uk – providing the names, contact details, position and organisation for all those wishing to attend, and clearly stating your preferred date and venue or Online date.

Please also email to Lucie if you are interested in attending an alternative online session.

Lucie will be in touch further to confirm your places and provide further details you might need for accessing the training and venues.

We hope you are able to take advantage of this important training and development opportunity for Cheshire East organisations and communities.