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Foundations Training Prospectus

Foundations training courses are specifically designed for Home Improvement Agencies and the adaptations sector.

Home Improvement Agencies often struggle to find training courses that meet the needs of their teams – so we provide specialist courses specifically designed for caseworkers, technical officers, agency managers, handypersons and occupational therapists.

We offer both offline and online training sessions as well as our always-popular Disabled Facilities Grant Basics Training.

Upcoming Training

06
Jul
Training, DFG, OT

Specialist OT DFG Basics Training

New version of our popular DFG Basics training that has been specifically developed to benefit Occupational Therapists in housing.
Date: 6th July 2022, 10am-12:30pm
Location: Zoom
12
Jul
Training, DFG

DFG Basics – Rules and Regulations

This course gives a practical introduction to Disabled Facilities Grants, including an overview of the rules and regulations, how to make them work in practice and tips for handling those tricky cases.
Date: 2pm - 4:30pm
Location: Zoom
12
Jul
Training, DLF, TA, Trusted Assessors

DLF Trusted Assessor: Assessing and Adapting the Home

To enable the Trusted Assessor to identify a need for major adaptations, assess measure for and prescribe major adaptations and apply for DFG funding for the adaptations.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Tuesday 12th July 2022
Location: TPG Disabled Aids, 10 Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0ED
28
Jul
Training, DFG

DFG Basics – Rules and Regulations

This course gives a practical introduction to Disabled Facilities Grants, including an overview of the rules and regulations, how to make them work in practice and tips for handling those tricky cases.
Date: 2pm - 4:30pm
Location: Zoom
08
Aug
Training, DFG, OT

Specialist OT DFG Basics Training

New version of our popular DFG Basics training that has been specifically developed to benefit Occupational Therapists in housing.
Date: 8th August 2022, 1pm-3:30pm
Location: Zoom
20
Sep
Training, DFG, DLF

DLF Home Adaptations for Professionals: Access to the Home Module

This module examines the assessment needs for getting into and out of the home. It includes solutions such as ramps, door modification, thresholds, external lifts and stair lifts.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Tuesday 20th September 2022
Location: Fortuna Mobility, 4 Northgate Business Centre, Crown Rd, Enfield EN1 1TG
21
Sep
Training, DLF, TA, Trusted Assessors

DLF Trusted Assessor: Assessing and Adapting the Home

To enable the Trusted Assessor to identify a need for major adaptations, assess measure for and prescribe major adaptations and apply for DFG funding for the adaptations.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Wednesday 21st September 2022
Location: Fortuna Mobility, 4 Northgate Business Centre, Crown Rd, Enfield EN1 1TG
22
Sep
Training, DFG, DLF

DLF Home Adaptations for Professionals: Bathroom Design Module

This module looks at bathroom needs, including toileting and hygiene requirements. Solutions discussed include bidet toilets, level access showers, adapted baths and wet rooms.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Thursday 22nd September 2022
Location: Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1PH

Foundations offers a range of training courses and CPD sessions aimed mainly at caseworkers and technical staff. The courses are updated regularly, and we respond to national legislative changes to ensure they meet the needs of the sector. We offer both offline and online training sessions as well as our always-popular FREE DFG Training.

We are always willing to put on new courses if the demand is there so if you have a particular need, please let us know and we will see what we can do. And remember you get 10% off if you work for an accredited Home Improvement Agency – call us on 0300 124 0315 for the discount code.

Continuing Professional Development, or CPD, is produced by our Commercial Partners. This CPD is assessed by Foundations and provided via free in-house lunchtime seminars or webinars.

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