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Find out about workforce and leadership training for the disability workforce. Developed in partnership with Inclusive NZ.

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Certificate of Achievement in Oral Care for Providers of “People in Residential and Assisted Care”

The workshop has a health focus with improved outcomes for people with disabilities. Improved general health outcomes by being better equipped with alternative techniques when providing Oral health care, as well as understanding the relationship between the mouth and total body health. • Care Providers: -Having a better understanding of oral health allows providers to identify and refer some common diseases & conditions before they can have an adverse effect on the people in their care, with relief or prevention of pain and discomfort. - Have some alternative options available to slow or prevent disease in people under care. -Better techniques when providing oral care reduce stress and anxiety for both provider and patient. -People in care with reduced risk of pain and discomfort are happier and healthier and more compliant with day-to-day activities. • People in residential or assisted care: -Improved outcomes with oral health & general health. -Prevention of pain & discomfort improves the life style for people requiring care. -Less medication if healthier.

A Staff Focusing Day - Communication, Professionalism, Problem Solving and Goal Setting (STEM:NZ)

This workshop is aimed at staff of agencies/organisations that provide care or support to disabled or elderly people.

Performance Appraisal - The Easy Way (STEM:NZ)

This workshop will enable participants to identify and clarify the skills required to successfully implement a Performance Appraisal System.

Leading from the Front, the Middle and the Back (STEM:NZ)

This workshop is aimed at team leaders/managers of agencies/organisations that provide care or support to disabled or elderly people.

Managing residents with dementia

A workshop for staff caring for elderly residents with dementia and related problems.

Understanding Cultural Diversity and Cultural safety: Working safely in a multi-cultural context

The world is much more dispersed and people from all walks of life are living and working everywhere. Gone are the days of working only with the people who grew up where you did. Are you able to navigate the multi-cultural workplace with little difficulty, or do you sometimes struggle to understand why others think and act in ways different to yours? This workshop explores the notions around cultural diversity in the workplace while providing you with some strategies to ensure you are working in a culturally safe and supportive manner.

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