Recognising and managing the deteriorating resident - 2021-2022

Date & Time:

Tuesday 22 March 2022 (09:30-12:30 - COURSE CANCELLED)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group:

This study session is for:

  • Senior carers and registered nurses in Care Homes and Supported Living Accommodation, within the Private, Voluntary and Independent Sectors within Sutton and those who look after Sutton’s residents and
  • Senior carers and registered nurses employed by the London Borough of Sutton, in particular the START Team

Please note this course is not open to domiciliary/home care providers within the private, independent and voluntary (PVI) sectors.

Course Overview:

The aims of the course are to:

  • Explore how to recognise changes in your resident that indicate they are becoming unwell
  • Enable identification of possible causes, including signs and symptoms of common conditions
  • Explore actions to take and escalation of care
  • Identify services to support you and how to refer
  • Outline the management of on-going care needs

Learning Objectives:

By the end of training session participants will have:

  • Gained the skill and confidence to recognise changes in your residents that may indicate a change in their condition
  • The ability to identify the potential causes for these changes
  • Greater knowledge to ascertain what actions should be taken if you are concerned a resident has deteriorated
  • The ability to identify methods of how to escalate your concerns
  • Greater knowledge of strategies to manage these residents
  • Greater knowledge and skills to prevent deterioration of residents
  • Gained the skill of recognising Sepsis as a body reaction to an infection

Special Instructions:

Due to Covid-19, to protect all the delegates, we have reduced the number of spaces.

It is also important that all delegates:

  • Do Not to come in if not well
  • Remember to wash hands regularly
  • Practice respiratory hygiene measures
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Bring own PPE, gloves, masks, aprons and gel



Places Available:


Further Information:


Sutton Health and Care

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)