October 16th, 2019
9.30am to 4.pm
The Goldsmith Centre, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B79 7XH
CECOPS is delighted to offer this unique CPD Certified training for Wheelchair and Seating Services: Clinical and Professional Responsibilities. This course is applicable for people from all sectors and settings, where wheelchair and seating services are provided.
The course content is based on our widely used and recognised publication ‘Code of Practice for Disability Equipment, Wheelchair and Seating Services’. A FREE copy of the Code will be given to all attendees.
Subject areas covered in the training
Please note, training will be based on selected standards from 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 35 – Managing Equipment Budgets
Part 4: Peripheral Issues and Specialist Areas
Code standard 37 – Complex, specialist and children’s equipment
Code standard 41 – Alternative funding options for equipment
Code standard 42 – Establishing links between assistive technology related services
Code standard 43 – Third party contractors
Code standard 45 – Involvement of service users and carers
Who should attend the training?
This module is particularly relevant to anyone involved in the delivery of services including, for example:
Managers (within the relevant sectors)
Health and safety staff
All providers and suppliers of equipment
IT management companies
Anyone setting up a new Wheelchair and Seating 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 Wheelchair and Seating Services: Commissioning and Governance
Brian Donnelly MSc
Brian is the founder and CEO of CECOPS CIC, the standards and accreditation body for assistive technology services. He authored the widely recognised Code of Practice for Disability Equipment, Wheelchair and Seating Services. His work is recognised nationally and internationally.
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, you can send a purchase order number to CECOPS and an invoice will be sent to you. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org