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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

23
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, Friday 23rd September 2022
Location: Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1PH
20
Oct
Training, DFG, DLF

DLF Home Adaptations for Professionals: Kitchen Design Module

This module looks at the needs and considerations in the kitchen. It includes layouts and specifics around appliances.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Thursday 20th October 2022
Location: William Merritt Centre, Aire House, 100 Town St, Rodley, Leeds LS13 1HP
21
Oct
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, Friday 21st October 2022
Location: William Merritt Centre, Aire House, 100 Town St, Rodley, Leeds LS13 1HP
01
Nov
Training, DFG, DLF

DLF Home Adaptations for Professionals: Kitchen Design Module

This module looks at the needs and considerations in the kitchen. It includes layouts and specifics around appliances.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Tuesday 1st November 2022
Location: Fortuna Mobility, 4 Northgate Business Centre, Crown Rd, Enfield EN1 1TG
17
Nov
Training, DLF

DLF Home Adaptations for Professionals: Multiple Levels Module

This module looks at the need and ability to access multiple levels, this module considers solutions such as stair lifts (including standing and perching stair lifts), risky transfers and through floor lifts.
Date: 09:30 AM - 04:30 PM, Thursday 17th November 2022
Location: William Merritt Centre, Aire House, 100 Town St, Rodley, Leeds LS13 1HP
01
Dec
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, Thursday 1st December 2022
Location: Disability North, The Dene Centre, Castle Farm Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 1PH
13
Dec
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, Tuesday 13th December
Location: Fortuna Mobility, 4 Northgate Business Centre, Crown Rd, Enfield EN1 1TG
14
Dec
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 14th December 2022
Location: Fortuna Mobility, 4 Northgate Business Centre, Crown Rd, Enfield EN1 1TG

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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