PEG Care & PEG Feeding Training 

When someone has undergone a huge lifestyle and body change, being able to properly care for them is essential.  

 

 

What is PEG Care & PEG Feeding Training? 

A PEG (Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastronomy) Tube causes a fundamental shift in a person's lifestyle and the ability to remain independent with their self care. This can be a traumatic and anxious time for anybody.  
 
 
Our PEG course can train your staff to become knowledgeable in supporting people in a sensitive, thoughtful and person centered way. Truly helping them come to terms with their PEG while remaining professional and alert to any complications and infections.  
 

What Are The Benefits of This Course? 

 
There are plenty of benefits to undertaking this course, from your staff understanding how to effectively clean a PEG site, to preventing buried bumper syndrome through to ensuring the feed machine is working correctly and the PEG tube never becomes blocked.  
 
Our course also offer other benefits including, allowing you to provide your services to more people while still maintaining a close eye on safety and the quality of care. The course also teaches your staff how to manage emergencies such as the PEG tube coming out of position.  
 

Who’s It For? 

Our course is perfect for every healthcare organisation how needs either refresher training or have new starters. Ensuring safety is everyone's responsibility and this course will help you and your team protect and support the people using your service. 

Why Choose Us 

Training was very fun and engaging and we all laughed so much, probably the best training I have had whilst at work. 
Joel - Carer (5 Star Google Review) 
Very informative, fun and engaging training! 
Lauren - Carer (5 Star Google Review) 
Very good training. They were really professional and easy going at the same time. We went through the quiz and the whole course was interactive and engaging. 5 stars! 
Irmina - Senior Carer (5 Star Google Review) 
Brilliant training, learnt more knowledge that’s gave me more confidence brill trainer to! 
Alison - Carer (5 Star Trustpilot Review) 

All of our courses include complimentary free certificates as well as handouts.  

 
Whats Covered? 
 
The whole session is taught in an interactive and engaging way, helping your staff to not only learn more, but remember more too: 
 
What is a PEG & RIG tube 
Who requires a PEG tube 
What are thickeners for and how to use them  
How to undertake daily PEG care 
How identify infections and what action to take 
How to prevent buried bumper syndrome and infections  
How to administer medication and flushes via a PEG tube  
How to setup and administer PEG feed 
How to care plan and risk assess for a PEG tube.  
 
 
 
Course Details  
 
Here are some details about the course to help you decide whether or not its for you.  
 
 
This is a 2 hour - half day course 
If you book a face to face session, the training is practical with the use of real PEG tubes and equipment.  
This course can be taught at your venue or via Zoom, whichever you prefer 
This course is certificated and handouts are provided for free 
The certification for the course lasts one year 
The course is taught by a professional with real experience of this topic 
The price of this course depends on the size of the group; however we pride ourselves on being affordable for all. please contact us for more information. 
 
 
Download Our Info Leaflet on PEG Care & PEG Feeding Training for more info! 
 

Training with the Leicestershire Training Team 

The Leicestershire Training Team provides a PEG Care and Feeding Training Course that is aimed at healthcare professionals who are already competent or new in the area of enteral feeding tubes. The course provides learners with the knowledge they need to work effectively and safely with patients who require Percutaneous Endoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG) feeding. The course is CPD accredited by the CPD UK Accreditation Service. 
 
The course covers topics such as learning outcomes, practical sessions to ensure sufficient knowledge to work with peg feeds, procedures for feeding and administering medications, recognising, dealing with and reporting complications, effective mouth care and what to do if the feeding tube is accidentally removed. The Leicestershire Training Team emphasises that learners must be aware of the importance of correct assessment prior to feeding tube insertion in order to ensure appropriate feeding and medication administration. Learners are also expected to be able to recognise complications associated with peg feeding as well as the processes for dealing with them and reporting them. Upon successful completion of the course, learners will have gained sufficient knowledge to work effectively and safely with patients who require PEG feeds. 
 
The Leicestershire Training Team staff members are all highly experienced healthcare professionals and provide a friendly and professional learning environment. They are committed to delivering an enjoyable, informative and effective training course that will ensure learners can confidently work with PEG feeds. The Leicestershire Training Team are also able to provide competency checks after the training if you’re staff require this. 
 
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CARE PLANNING AND RISK ASSESSMENTS 

FALLS PREVENTION 

MANUAL HANDLING AND MOVING & HANDLING 

PERSON CENTERED CARE & DIGNITY 

CATHETER AND STOMA CARE 

MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION 

PRESSURE AREA CARE 

END OF LIFE CARE & EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION 

HEALTH AND SAFETY 

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT & DOLS 

SAFEGUARDING ADULTS 

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSIVITY 

INFECTION CONTROL AND COSHH 

PEG CARE AND PEG FEEDING 

WOUND MANAGEMENT & REPORTING 

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