UNISON Northern Ireland

Events

Interview Skills for Health & Social Care

Monday 8 April 2019

UNISON Belfast

Learning Disability - Overcoming Barriers for people with a learning disability to engage with Health and Social Care Services

Tuesday 9 April 2019

UNISON Belfast

10am – 12.30pm Tues 9 April UNISON Belfast;

Learning Disability - Understanding and supporting specific Health Conditions of people with a learning disability

Tuesday 9 April 2019

UNISON Belfast 

1.30 – 4pm Tues 9 April UNISON Belfast;

Legal Implications of Workplace Stress

Wednesday 10 April 2019

Labour Relations Agency, Belfast

Run in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland (HSENI)

Stress is fast becoming one of the largest single medically defined reasons for absence from work. Case law in this area has developed significantly in recent years and core aspects of recent decisions give trade union representatives an insight into the duties and responsibilities of an employer in terms of addressing and managing employee stress.

 

Epilepsy Awareness & Management

Thursday 11 April 2019

UNISON Derry 

This workshop will introduce provide an oversight into epilepsy, its presentation and management.   It will explore what it is, incidence in the UK, causes, how to respond particularly to older people, children and those with a learning disability, seizures and their management, trigger factors, treatment, status epileptius, SUDEP, care plans and the role of a carer or health/education professional.   It will be delivered by Sarah McCann, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist.

The workshop will be run twice - please select which slot you wish to attend

Psychological Therapies - An Introduction

Thursday 11 April 2019

Belfast Central Mission, Grosvenor Hall Belfast

This course is delivered by the Belfast Recovery College, which is part of Belfast Trust and open to all.    Belfast Recovery College courses are co-produced and delivered by those with lived experience and Trust staff. 

Parkinson's Awareness & Management

Thursday 11 April 2019

UNISON Belfast

Epilepsy Awareness & Management

Thursday 11 April 2019

UNISON Derry 

This workshop will introduce provide an oversight into epilepsy, its presentation and management.   It will explore what it is, incidence in the UK, causes, how to respond particularly to older people, children and those with a learning disability, seizures and their management, trigger factors, treatment, status epileptius, SUDEP, care plans and the role of a carer or health/education professional.   It will be delivered by Sarah McCann, Epilepsy Nurse Specialist.

The workshop will be run twice - please select which slot you wish to attend

Planning for Retirement

Friday 12 April 2019

Omagh

This one day workshop offers those who are intending to retire the chance in the near future or through ill health to find out about a range of information such as finance planning, benefits advice, volunteering and educational opportunities.

It will include input from a selection of Lighthouse Financial services, Benefits Advisor, University of 3rd Age,  Volunteer Now, Age NI, Recovery Colleges, Abbey Insurance & Thompsons Solicitors.

Members are welcome to bring their partners.

Resilience for Trade Union Activists

Monday 15 April 2019

UNISON Belfast

Often activists are so busy helping others that we don't give ourselves permission to take time out for our own self care which can lead to burn out.  This one day workshop aims to enhance your confidence, courage, enjoyment and commitment to be true to yourself and take positive action in the workplace.  It will providing a practical skills step by step tool kit for you to use in and beyond this workshop to identify and support your unique strengths and action, to stop any erosion now, restore your foundations and grow through tough challenges. 

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