Academy Rooms

Academy Rooms brings traditional face to face training into the virtual world.  It offers all the benefits of face to face course delivery while at the same time allowing for complete social distancing.

Live Virtual training rooms.
Chat functionality.
Breakout rooms.
Ability to present video and presentations to learners.
Built in video and audio.
White boarding.

Academy Rooms - Benefits to you and your team:





  • Fully integrated online training rooms within Myrus.

  • Staff can access training rooms directly from their Myrus login.

  • Access to online training rooms is tracked in Myrus.

While Academy Rooms allows your internal trainers to deliver your own training via the method at Careshield we have have already designed and built our own courses which we can deliver for you.  These courses are running now, so please contact me to book your places. These are as follows:

Basic Life Support

Half day (3 Hours) either (AM or PM session)

Course overview:

When an individual suffers a cardiac arrest, every minute without CPR or defibrillation reduce their chances of survival by 7-10%.  This course acts as an introduction to basic life support.  Learners will be introduced to the fundamentals of first aid, including CPR, different types of shock, the recovery position and wound management.  This course will ensure that learners are up-to-date with current legislation.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • State the purpose of basic life support

  • Describe the DR(D)ABCD process

  • Outline situation management requirements

  • Demonstrate CPR

  • Demonstrate placing a person in the recovery position

  • Describe appropriate actions in response to an adult choking

  • Outline the use of AED equipment.

Disability Awareness

Half day (3 Hours) either (AM or PM session)

Course overview:

The Careshield Disability Awareness course is designed to educate the delegate on awareness of disabilities in the workplace and the challenges these disabilities can pose.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • The social model of disability and its relationship with practice and language

  • The charitable, medical and religious models of disability and how to identify them and avoid regressive practices and framing of disabled people

  • Understanding the specific requirements of disabled colleagues and know how to access workplace support for them (physical, sensory, cognitive and mental health impairments)

  • Understanding of disability equality and what this means in the workplace, specifically for those involved in recruitment and managing staff

  • Understand how to mitigate unconscious bias or behaviours which may otherwise negatively affect how we engage with these colleagues

  • How to reduce the instances of bullying, harassment and other undesirable situations experienced by colleagues with a disability

  • Inclusive practices which motivate and engage the workforce and reduce disability related absence, stress and performance issues

Infection Prevention and Control

Half day (3 Hours) either (AM or PM session)

Course overview:

This course looks at the importance of infection prevention and control.  Learners will discover the dangers of infection and how it can spread.  This course includes information on the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and how to maintain good personal hygiene.  It will also raise awareness of employee responsibilities and help learners to understand their role in the prevention and control of infection.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Describe the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites

  • Identify routes of infection

  • Outline the chain of infection

  • Apply standard precautions

  • Define own role in outbreak procedures.

Safeguarding Adults at Risk

Half day (3 Hours) either (AM or PM session)

Course overview:

This course will explain the importance of adult safeguarding and give learners a good  understanding of how to keep those under their care safe.  Learners will be advised on the different types of abuse, as well as their possible signs.

This course will also update learners on the current safeguarding legislation, while also teach them what to do if they encounter a safeguarding situation.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Outline legislative history and application

  • Describe the principles of safeguarding

  • Define forms of abuse

  • Describe signs of abuse

  • Assess levels of risk of abuse

  • Respond appropriately to safeguarding issues

  • Describe their role in investigations.

For more information on our bespoke classroom training feel free to contact our knowledgeable advisors