Viewing posts from: May 2015

Minster Care Group / Croftwood Care

Jan Crawford has just spent the day, 18th May 2015, with the five Key Trainers pictured above all from various care homes within Minster Care Group.  A busy day was had with a lot of practical techniques practiced. Jan would like to thank Joy for all her help and ensuring that anything needed was provided and for the excellent lunch which was provided.

Pictured above looking very proud with their certificate of accreditation are ,from left to right, Karen Alford, Hazel Jackson, Rhona Briggs, Christine Hiley and Joy Hogarth.



North Lanarkshire Council Key Trainer Refresher Course

Janet Hunt was back out and about today, 15th May 2015, this time she was in Muirhead to deliver a Handling People with Special Needs Education refresher course to four of the Key Trainers at North Lanarkshire Council. An enjoyable day was had by the four attendees and the trainer with lots of new information and ideas.

Left to right Brian Gilmour,Helen Delaney , Pat Holland and Elizabeth Marshall.













See if you can spot the “deliberate” mistake in the picture below…

Brian is holding a letter instead of his certificate of accreditation!


Bluebell Park

This week Janet Brewer has spent the day, 13th May 2015, in Knowsley visiting Bluebell Park to deliver a Handling People with Special Needs Education one day practical update course to six current Key Trainers. Attending the course we had Sara Boyle and Valerie Wellens both from the host school, Bluebell Park, along with Sian Jenkins from Conwy County Borough Council, Victoria Elton from Bolton NHS Trust, Pippa Sillitoe from Ysgol Cedewain and finally Sharon Tipping from Merefield School. A very productive day was had by all with a high standard achieved.


Kirkleatham Hall School

Janet Hunt has just spent the day, 11th May 2015, at Kirkleatham Hall School near Redcar delivering a practical update to six Key Trainers based in the area. Attending we had Michael Slimming and Wendy Wharton both from Catcote School in Hartlepool, Anita Langham from The Oaks School in County Durham and Sarah Passman, Nicola Poulter and Bev Rickards all from the host , Kirkleatham Hall School.

Above from left to right in the back row is Mick Slimmings, Sarah Passman and Anita Langham and in the front from left to right we have Wendy Wharton, Beverley Rickards and Nicola Poulter.

CLS Care & Belong Refresher Workshop

Jan Crawford revisited our long standing client, CLS Care on the 11th May 2015 to deliver a Load Management Theory & Client Handling Techniques one day practical update to some of their Key Trainers. A productive day was had by all that attended with new information and ideas. Attending we had Nichola Brennan, Michelle Jones, Peter Norman, Cheryl Davies, Helen Clark and Julie Clifford.

Cheryl, Nichola, Helen and Julie in back row.
Peter and Michelle in front row.

EA Southern Region

Janet Hunt was back over in Northern Ireland on the 8th May to deliver a Handling People with Special Needs Education one day refresher course to the team of seven Key Trainers based at the Education Board. A brilliant day was had and Janet was very impressed with the team and their level of knowledge and presentation skills. Attending the day we had Mary Loughran, Brian Duffy, Cathy Castles, Melannie Lappin, Kellie Arguelles, Sandra Flynn and Leanne Campbell.

Warwickshire County Council Update

Jan Crawford spent today, 6th May 2015, with the current team of Key Trainers at Warwickshire County Council. The day was spent practicing and updating the staff on the Load Management Theory & Client Handling Techniques course in both practical and theory.

Pictured above we have in the front left to right.Karen Gill, Amy Moore, Lindsay Clements and Shirley Fowdrey and in the back row left to right we have Rachel Mathers, Sarah Brinkworth and Lorna Warrender.



Handling People with Special Needs Masterclass

Janet Hunt Has spent this week, 27th April – 1st May 2015, at Chadsgrove School in Worcester training six new Handling People with Special Needs Education Key Trainers. Pictured above, looking very proud with their certificates of accreditation, we have, from left to right, Nicola Brant and Emma Wilkes from Woodgreen Academy, Sue Parkes from Chadsgrove School, Arron Zaib from Spirit Care, Rachel Boon from The Orchard School and Elizabeth Morgan also from Chadsgrove School.