Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_5513

Date Request Received: 29/01/2020 08:09:54

Date Request Replied To: 26/02/2020 07:19:35

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Request Summary: First Aid Training and Mental Health Training

Request Category: Health

Question Number 1:
What First Aid Training and Mental Health Training, if any, do you provide to your staff?
Answer To Question 1:
We do not provide any first aid centrally.

As a Trust, the mental health training which we provide is formal dementia training and education with regard to recognition, treatment and management of delirium. We provide Mental Capacity Act eLearning and classroom sessions which both cover deprivation of liberty. We have a dedicated Mental Health Liaison team employed by Avon and Wiltshire Partnership Trust, and part of their remit is to undertake mental health training within the hospital.
Question Number 2:
The current provider of First Aid Training and Mental Health Training to your staff and contract expiry date
Answer To Question 2:
We provide in-house training by qualified and experienced staff.

Or service level agreement with the provider of liaison psychiatry services, AWP, has provision for education and training
Question Number 3:
The name and contact details of the person responsible at your organisation for First Aid Training and Mental Health Training
Answer To Question 3:
Sandy Woodbridge is the Dementia Lead within the Trust 01722 336262 Ext: 5831

Gill Cobham is responsible for MCA and Safeguarding – 01722 336262 ext 2814
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