Scottish Care has been undertaking work on sexuality and dementia with the Terrence Higgins Trust and Alzheimer Scotland and we are pleased to support the work of the trust in the sector.

Some of the courses running in the autumn and delivered by the Terrence Higgins Trust may be of interest to those delivering training and delivering care in the sector.

The Trust is offering a range of  informative and accessible courses on HIV, sexual health and related topics. For more information about any of the courses, just click on the links below. You can also visit Learning Centre Scotland, email learningscotland@tht.org.uk or call 014 1332 3838.

Understanding HIV & AIDS
The PDA in HIV is ideal for anyone who works in healthcare, social care, sexual health, or HIV. The course is also relevant to early childcare workers and anyone who supports at-risk populations or high prevalence communities. It is comprised of two units:
Unit one: HIV – An Introduction (Tuesday 17 October)
Unit two: HIV – Treatment & Lifestyle Management (Tuesday 14 November)
Cost £187.50 – £195 per unit (includes VAT, SQA fees and a light lunch)

‘I learned lots and this will definitely improve my support for individuals living with HIV’ (Participant attending Understanding HIV & AIDS)

Delivering Sexual Health Training
The PDA in Sexual Health Training is ideal for anyone who delivers Sexual Health Training. It is comprised of two units:
Unit 1: Sexual Health Training – An Introduction (Thursday 26 October)
Unit 2: Sexual Health Training – Experiential Learning (Thursday 23 November)
Cost £187.50 – £195 per unit (includes VAT, SQA fees and a light lunch)

“The trainer was excellent – very knowledgeable, supportive, approachable and encouraging.” (Participant attending Sexual Health Training)