Training materials

Caring with Confidence

Edited by Reba Bhaduri. From PSSRU, Dover St Building, University
of Manchester M13 9PL. Tel: 0161 275 5681; fax 0161 275 5790. Price
£13.50, including p&p.

This guide raises awareness of nursing and care assistants who care
for older people with dementia. It has up-to-date information and
offers practical tips for good practice. It has six modules with
case scenarios, a quiz, tips for good practice and training
exercises. Each module can stand alone or form part of a wider
training programme. The modules are: dementia; communication; daily
care; challenging and aggressive behaviour; abuse; relatives and
informal carers.

Positive Goals

Peter Fox and Eric Emerson. From Pavilion, Freepost BR458, The
Ironworks, Cheapside, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4ZZ; Tel: 01273
623222. Price £75 plus £7.50 p&p.

This pack aims to help carers and professionals identify
appropriate and socially valid interventions for people with
learning difficulties and challenging behaviour. The material
provides guidelines to facilitate the selection of relevant
outcomes for each individual; suggestions for collecting data; an
easily adapted format for individual interventions; guidance on
preparation and how to use the tool.

Protecting Young Children

Helen Edwards (edited by Pat Gordon Smith). From National Early
Years Network, 77 Holloway Road, London N7 8JZ. Tel: 020 7607 9573.
Price £13, including p&p.

This resource provides answers to questions early years
practitioners will have about safeguarding children. It includes
information about child abuse, advice on how to respond to
concerns, details of the statutory framework, guidance on
management and support and suggestions for building a relationship
with families that may help prevent abuse.

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