Diabetes Management for Residents in Care Homes for Carers 22/23

Date & Time:

Tuesday 14 March 2023 (09:30 - 12:30)

Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1A, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

Target Group

This course is targeted to carers supporting residents in Care Homes, the START Team and other carers within the London Borough of Sutton.  

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

 

Course Overview

An interactive half-day study session on Diabetes Management for Residents in Care Homes, tailored to meet the carers’ educational needs. It includes a combination of formal teaching and scenario discussions.

 

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session participants will have:

• Gained knowledge of the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes
• Gained a good understanding of the importance of glycaemic control
• Gained the ability to identify potential causes, signs and symptoms of hypoglycaemia
• Explored ways to manage hypoglycaemia
• Improved knowledge of oral hypoglycaemic agents, injectable therapies and insulin
• Gained knowledge on management of diabetes 
• Explored potential complications residents with diabetes may encounter

Places Available:

20

Further Information:

Trainer:

Helen Carter, Jane Lovell and Eniola Matthews - Diabetes Specialist Nurses Sutton Health and Care

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G1A, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)