Providing Therapies in the Healthcare Sector

23rd Jul 2017

Are you a Complementary Health therapist seeking to gain a more formal understanding of the principles, policies & procedures and legislation of providing care for others in a range of settings?

The course will enable you to develop a clear understanding of your specific role and responsibilities and you’ll be shown how you can help to create a safe, healthy environment for yourself and those who you are providing therapies for in the Health Care Sector.


The full course fee for this weekend is £90.00 -

Your initial deposit of 13.50 is payable to TEACH Therapy and you will then be contacted directly by the course provider with further details about the course and how to pay your balance

At the end of training course, you will be provided with a manual and a list of contacts in your area to help you pursue your career as a Therapist in the Care Sector. The course involves an assignment and you will be able to use the course manual to help you complete it. The completion of the assignment will be recognised by Skills for Care, QCF qualifications, The Care Certificate and the Social Care Induction Framework (SCIF). You will also be offered continuing support and guidance via e mail.

Learning Outcomes

  • Once you have attended the course you will have a clear understanding of the following;
  • How to communicate effectively in the health & social care sector.
  • Understand and Implement person centred approaches in health and social care.
  • The principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care.
  • How to promote positive behaviours when working with challenging behaviour.
  • Understand and enable interaction and communication with individuals with dementia.
  • Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities.
  • Understand mental well-being and mental health promotion.
  • Be able promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings.

All objectives and outcomes will meet the criteria required for the National Occupational Standards and the Health & Social Care QCF Qualification Credit Framework

Job opportunities

At the end of the training course, you will be provided with a certificate, manual and a list of contacts in your area to help you pursue your career as a Therapist or a Support Worker in the Health Care Sector. You will also be offered continuing support and guidance via e mail. Sectors you could work in;

  • Residential, Nursing & Hospital Care
  • Dementia Care
  • Community/Supported living, Independent living & Home Care 
  • Specialist services, Acquired Brain Injuries & Day Centres
  • Physical Disabilities & Learning Disabilities
  • Mental Health, Drug & Alcohol Projects & Women’s Aid
  • End of Life, Palliative Care, Hospice Care
  • Rehabilitation, Respite and Convalescence

Please note: this course is run by an affiliate school not TEACH Therapy so loyalty discounts won't apply

Tutor Profile

Marie Lloyd has been working in the Health Care Sector since 1987. She has extensive Health and Social Care experience and has worked in a variety of organisations such as Mental Health Hospitals, MIND, Domiciliary Care, Leonard Cheshire Homes and Women's Aid. Her job roles have ranged from Community Care, Activities and Therapy Coordinator, Detox practitioner in a Drug and Alcohol project, Manager of care homes and Health & Social care QCF Assessor and Trainer.

In 1999, Marie also qualified as a Complementary Therapist practising in therapies such as Swedish Massage, Reflexology, Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage, Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage and many more.

In 2001, Marie became a qualified trainer/assessor which enabled her to provide Health Care training and Complementary Therapy training in all Health Care Sectors, Colleges and Community Centres.She has provided one to one and group therapies and trained people from a variety of backgrounds including those with mental health issues, physical disabilities, partially sighted and blind. Her tailor made, bespoke training was recognised in 2004 when Marie was awarded “Adult Tutor of the Year” (Wales)

The course venue is walking distance from Newport Railway station

Course Hours:
9.30am to 5pm
The Conference room at The Queen's Hotel,
(19 Bridge Street. Newport. Gwent)
Course Tutor:
Marie Lloyd