GSA Conference

Tue 11 May, 2010

GSA 4th Annual Conference 14th – 16th June 2010

This years General Services Association conference will take place at the Apex International Hotel, Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Speakers will include:

  • Lynne Sutherland, Lothian Paramedic - A Personal Experience of an Incident
  • Dr Tim Marsh, Managing Director of Ryder Marsh (Safety) - The Psychology of Organisational Safety
  • Gerard O’Dea Dynamis & Tony Blauer - Incorporating S.P.E.A.R (Spontaneous Protection Enabling Accelerated Response) into Evidence Based Training
  • Tom Morton Argyll, Lone Working Solutions - Lone Working Technologies
  • Jane Obi-udeaja - Service User Involvement in Training and the Research on Service Users'/Carers'. Experiences Of Being Restrained For The Purpose Of Informing Training

Workshops Afternoon

  • Martin Addlesse - the use of DVD in training
  • Kristiane Graham & team - Interactive teaching
  • Richard Benson - Efficacy of physical skills training
  • Hilary McAulay, Midwife & Senior Clinical Effectiveness Practitioner, NHS Fife - Restraint, violence and Aggression Training & Pregnancy
  • Margaret Gordon, Care UK - Learning Disabilities Service Care planning restraint/seclusion in partnership with the Care Commission
  • Kevin Brooks & John Dyer - "Writing the Wrongs" Termination of Bad Terminology

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