Venue: – Devon Training Hub Room, 5 Research Way, Plymouth Science Park, PL6 8BT
Speaker: Alex Bishop
This course is suitable for HCA’s who have completed the Care Certificate( To find out more about the care certificate please contact the training hub on firstname.lastname@example.org)
By the end of this course, the attendee will:
Be aware of issues that may affect wound healing
Have confidence in performing dressing changes
in a safe manner
Understand when to seek advice
Role of the HCA in wound care
Anatomy of skin and the wound healing process
Factors affecting healing
Wound types and aetiology
Dressing techniques/performing dressing changes
Infection control principles
Documentation & when to refer/seek advice
Parking: some parking is available on site
Refreshments: refreshments will be provided
This course is supported by our partners in the pharmaceutical industry by the provision of trade stands. Company products may be on display.
Plymouth Science Park
Unit 1, 5 Research Way,
Turn off from the main Derriford Road and turn left into the Main Car Park which is the second turning on the left.
If you let us have your registration number prior to arriving you can just park in the Visitors car park we can register this for you on the system. Or you can also request a parking permit from us to print out and put in your car. You can then just park and make your way down to our building as indicated which is the first building on the left just off the roundabout. If you have not sent in your registration prior to arriving then come to our reception and we will give you a parking permit to put in your car.
When you get to the front door of our building please press 1 then the bell sign and we will buzz you in. Go through the doors to the left of the lift then take the next corridor on your right and go to the reception desk to sign in.