January 24th 2019
9.30am to 4.pm
The Dene Centre, Castles Farm Rd, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1PH
Subject areas covered in the training
Please note, training will be based on Part 3 and, where appropriate, this can be supplemented by including some standards from Part 4).
Part 3: Clinical and Professional Responsibilities
Code standard 24 – Assessing the Service User’s Equipment Needs
Code standard 25 – Managing Multiple Assessments
Code standard 26 – Assessing the Home and Environment
Code standard 27 – Training in Equipment Provision and Use
Code standard 28 – Transportation of Equipment
Code standard 29 – Selecting and Purchasing Equipment
Code standard 30 – Demonstrating and Trialling Complex, Specialist and Children’s Equipment
Code standard 31 – Equipment Related Risk Assessments
Code standard 32 – Reviewing Equipment and Equipment Needs
Code standard 33 – Trusted Assessor
Code standard 34 – Self-Assessment for Equipment
Code standard 35 – Managing Equipment Budgets
Who should attend the training?
This module is particularly relevant to anyone involved in the clinical and professional delivery of services including, for example:
Managers (within the relevant sectors)
Therapy staff (e.g. OTs, Physios)
Health and safety staff
All clinical and professional staff working with community equipment
Anyone setting up a new community equipment service
To enable participants to:
identify and analyse those standards which pertain to their individual practice and that of staff for whom they are responsible
understand the obligations placed on them by each standard, and recognise a variety of contextual settings
develop an understanding of the potential risks associated with the issues each standard covers, and the likely consequences
plan documentary evidence to demonstrate adherence with each standard deemed relevant
self and peer audit/assess standards to ensure that they are compliant therewith.
By the end of the training participants will:
Have an awareness of the CECOPS standards which should be worked to in practice
Develop an appreciation of working with outcome-based standards
Understand the link between planning, commissioning and providing services
Appreciate the component parts necessary for delivering a successful service
Be aware of personal responsibilities and obligations
Learn how to manage risks and avoid serious potential consequences
Understand the importance of providing services right
You may also be interested in our other community equipment courses: Commissioning and Governance; Service Provision
Samantha graduated as an occupational therapist in 1992 and has worked in a wide range of practice and education settings both in the UK and internationally.
Samantha’s clinical background covers mental health, including rehabilitation with veterans and working with older people; her international work is predominantly as a consultant and developing community based rehabilitation services.
Samantha presently works with The OT Service and UK Therapy Services providing a range of occupational therapy consultancy, training and rehabilitation packages.
Samantha is Vice President Finance of the World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT) and has a respected international profile; she frequently speaks at international congresses and meets with government officials to promote the development of occupational therapy globally. Samantha also works with the World Health Organization (WHO) representing occupational therapy and WFOT at the WHO European Regional Committee Meetings and is part of the WHO GATE initiative looking at Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology.
Samantha is also an invited member of the International Society of Wheelchair Professionals (ISWP) working group on training activities.
Samantha is a member of the British Association of Occupational Therapists, and the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist sections – Independent Practice, Mental Health and Older Persons; as well as being registered with the Health Care Professionals Council.
9.30am - 4pm
9.30am Welcome and introductions
9.45am An introduction to CECOPS
10am An introduction to the Code Standards
10.15am Group-wide workbook activity
10.45am Group-wide workbook activity (continued)
1.30pm Individual and smaller group workbook activity
3.15pm Individual and smaller group workbook activity (continued)
3.45pm Outstanding issues and feedback
You can also pay by invoice.
Please select your tickets and once you’re through to the registration form, you can amend the ‘payment method’ from credit card to ‘pay by invoice’.
Alternatively, please send us an purchase order number and we will send you an invoice.