Customised Consultancy Services and Programmes

 
What makes EQWIP unique as a consultancy in social care is my flexibility and bespoke, made-to-measure programmes available to organisations throughout North West, UK. Below you will find an overview of designed programmes. However, all services are developed to meet your unique needs with details confirmed in a service level agreement.
Care Certificate
Leadership & Management
Consultancy
 
 
Standards 1 – 11 / 13 - 15
Strategic Planning
Quality Assurance
 
 
 
Governance and a ‘Well Led’ Organisation
Managing Apprenticeships
 
 
 
 
Effective Assessing Skills for Care Certificate
Organisational Change Management
 
 
Mentoring and Coaching for CPD Capacity Building
People Who Use Services Involvement Strategies
 
 
 
Principles of Successful Self-Assessment
Workforce and Curriculum Development
 
 
 
 
Effective Supervision and CPD
 

Leadership and Management Programmes

Strategic Planning - 2-day session

Practical and interactive workshops that includes the planning process and timing; differences between business and strategic planning; external and internal drivers; parameters for goal setting, continuous improvement cycles; communication and engagement; effective action planning; monitoring and evaluation that includes the importance of feedback.

Governance and a ‘Well Led’ Organisation – 3-day session

Governance in:

  • Information

  • Leadership and Accountability
  • Safe and Effective Practice

(Programme can contribute to Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care)

Effective and Non Bureaucratic Assessing for Care Certificate - ½-day session

Best practice in assessing knowledge and performance for the Care Certificate. Practical ways in how to manage the assessment process that is time effective and non-bureaucratic.

Mentoring and Coaching for CPD capacity building – 3 x ½ day sessions

  • Principles of Mentoring and Coaching

  • Core Concepts of Mentoring, Specialist Coaching and Collaborative Coaching

  • Skills for Mentoring, Specialist Coaching and Collaborative Coaching

(Programme can contribute to Level 3 Award in Mentoring and Coaching)

Principles of Successful Self-Assessment Process and Report Writing– 1-day session

Self-assess against the KLOE 5 basic questions or revised Ofsted standards. Identify areas of strengths and areas for improvement with the use of facts, data and customer feedback. Familiarise yourself with the KLOE Self-Assessment Toolkit (residential or community £50). Proactive approaches to action planning and rectifying issues. Prepare for PIR.

Effective Supervision and CPD – 2-day sessions

  • Learning Cultures and Strategies to Promote Effective Learning and Development

  • Principles of Effective Support and Supervision
  • Best Practice in Performance Management

  • Team Performance Key Attributes and Best Practice Management Principles

(Programme can contribute to Level 4 Diploma in Adult Social Care and/or Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Health and Social Care)

Within each workshop, participants will explore, in a variety of ways, the issues relating to the focus of the session that relate to the individual and their organisation. Content understanding will build upon participants’ experiences and knowledge allied to organisational and external drivers.

 

The workshops will be interactive utilising facilitator input, group discussions, Internet research and practical resources.


Each learner is unique; therefore information about the learners experience and qualifications will be required prior to the delivery in the form of a mini CV and a list of what programme objectives they are looking for.

Each learner will participate in reflective practice, application of learning into practice exercise and programme evaluation at the end of each session.


Level 4 Diploma in Adult Social Care (affiliated with Lemon and McCarthy)


Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for health and Social Care (affiliated with Lemon and McCarthy)


Level 3 Mentoring Award (affiliated with Lemon and McCarthy)

Care Certificate

Session 1 Communication, Roles and Responsibilities, Supervision, Your Personal Development, Duty of Care


Session 2 Communication, Person Centred Care, Equality and Diversity, Privacy and Dignity, Handling Information


Session 3 Health and Safety, Infection Prevention and Control, Handling Information, Person Centred Care


Session 4 Communication, Fluids and Nutrition, Handling Information, Person Centred Care


Session 5 Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disability, Person Centred Care


Session 6 Safeguarding, Duty of Care, Handling Information, Person Centred Care

These workshops or one to one sessions require 4 hours delivery per session and will require observation of practice to support the learning by a member of your staff. Support materials are available including observation of performance pro formas. Additional drop in support sessions can be arranged. These sessions can be delivered as stand-alone units or a complete programme can be purchased.


Each learner is unique; therefore information will be required prior to delivery on their learning styles and basic literacy and numeracy skills. A paper based or on line assessment of these skills will be requested.


Each workshop or one to one session will be tailored to meet the learners’ needs. Within each workshop participants will be exposed to a variety of activities that support the learning process. Each learner will be asked at the end of each session to reflect on the learning that has taken place and identify how he or she will put this learning into practice. Each learner will be involved in the evaluation of the session content, delivery and learning experience at the end of each session

Consultancy

EQWIP can offer consultancy to support leaders and mangers in the following areas of expertise:

  • Quality Assurance processes, systems and approaches
  • Organisational change

  • Managing Apprenticeships within your organisation
  • Developing involvement strategies for effective engagement of customers and people who use your services

  • Workforce development planning and bespoke training and development solutions

I offer excellent professional services at very competitive rates:

Leadership and Management Programmes

Groups of up to 10 people

½-day session - £200

3 x ½ day or 1 ½ day session £500

1- day session - £350

2-day session - £600

3-day session - £900

Travel costs will be charged if outside North West Region (45p per mile)

Care Certificate

Groups of up to 10 people

£200 per session

£1000 Full programme (6 sessions)

Travel costs will be charged if outside North West Region (45p per mile)

Individual or PA rates £20 per hour plus travel costs (45p per mile)