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  • Inserting the dropper needle into the patient's arm.

    Catheter care

    £10.00 Excl. VAT

    Master the skill of catheter care to enhance patient health and minimise risks.

  • Nurse Listen to Heartbeat and Lungs of Recovering Patient

    Duty of Candour

    £10.00 Excl. VAT

    In this awareness course learners will explore the ethical and legal obligations of open and honest communication.

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    Dysphagia awareness

    £10.00 Excl. VAT

    In this awareness course we cover the basics of Dysphagia for all those who may be coming into contact with people experiencing it.

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    Managing continence

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    In this course we cover what continence is, what can affect it and how to effectively address challenges with incontinence.

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    Pressure area care awareness

    £10.00 Excl. VAT

    In this course, we will explore the physiology of the skin in relation to pressure care, and learn best practice pressure area care techniques.

  • Aphasia

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    How much do you know about aphasia, the language disorder that affects the lives of more than 370,000 stroke survivors in the UK? Aphasia can have a huge impact on a person’s life by impairing both their ability to express language and understand it.

  • Autism and learning disabilities (health and social care)

    £25.00 Excl. VAT

    By the end of this course, learners will be able to understand the barriers people with learning disabilities and/or autism might face in a health and social care setting and make adjustments to allow their needs to be met.

  • Basic life support (BLS) for health and social care

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    Have you ever found yourself in a life-threatening situation? Have you ever wished you had more skills to help someone in danger?

    If you want to be able to approach daunting situations with confidence and use a defibrillator (AED), provide CPR, or stop someone from choking, then you’ll want to take this course. Basic life support training (BLS) saves lives and you could really make a lasting difference to someone.

  • Care act – Assessment and eligibility

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    What is the Care Act 2014? It sets out local authorities’ duties in assessing people’s needs and eligibility for publicly funded support and care. Assessment and eligibility form a crucial part of this. The procedure allows people to understand their situation and access the right support at the right time. It’s a critical intervention in its own right and the key interaction between the individual and their local authority.

  • Care act – Care and support planning

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    The Care Act 2016 updates the Care Act 2014, which was introduced to ensure a person-centred approach to care planning as a legal requirement for local authorities. An awareness of the principles of the Care Act is crucial for you if you’re working in any role in health and social care.

    As we live longer, care is becoming a greater burden on carers and professional providers. To lighten the load and provide better, more tailored care at the same time, the idea of person-centred care has become key to care and support planning.

  • Care act – Charging and financial assessment

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    The Care Act 2014 (along with its subsequent updates) provides a single legal framework for charging for care and support. It enables local authorities to decide whether or not to charge a person for their care and support needs or for a carer’s support needs.

    The new Care Act assessment framework has been designed to make charging fairer and more clearly understood by everyone. Understanding it properly is essential if you work with people in need, whether in the public, private or charity sectors.

  • Care act – Deferred payments

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    Deferring payment can help people to delay the need to sell their home (or other assets) and provide peace of mind during a time that can be challenging (or even a crisis point) for them and their loved ones as they make the transition into residential care. This course covers all you need to know about this process.

  • Care act – Direct payments

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    Local authorities have a duty to inform the person which, if any, of their needs may be met by a direct payment and provide appropriate information and advice on how to use and manage direct payments.

    This course covers direct payments, how they can be set up and a range of considerations around the subject.

  • Care act – Independent advocacy

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    The aim of the duty to provide independent advocacy is to enable people who have substantial difficulty in being involved in these local authority processes to be supported in that involvement as fully as possible, and where necessary to be represented by an advocate who speaks on their behalf.

    This e-learning course covers all of the key points surrounding Independent Advocacy, providing learners with a sound knowledge of the topic.

  • Care act – Information and advice

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    Information is everything. If you’re working to enable people, carers and families to take control of their care and support; and make well-informed choices about it, having the right information available is crucial.

    The right information and advice increases the ability to exercise choice and control. It is therefore a vital component in preventing or delaying the need for care and support which can give people a better quality of life for longer; and it’s crucial in delivering a duty of care in health and social care when people need it.

  • Care act – Integration cooperation and partnerships

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    Integration has been a cornerstone of public policy, particularly across health and social care for many years.

    Integration, cooperation and partnership are now a legal requirement for local authorities and should be a priority for all agencies involved in public care, thanks to Care Act 2014 safeguarding guidelines.

  • Care act – Introduction and overview

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    How much do you know about the Care Act? The Act, which was established in 2014, sets out local authorities’ duties in assessing people’s needs and funding and support eligibility. It’s a crucial consideration for anyone looking to understand the modern provision of care.

    This course provides an comprehensive introduction to, and an overview of, part one of the Care Act 2014 guidance. It’s designed to help you understand and implement the Act if you’re involved in care and support services.

  • Care act – Personal budgets

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    Everyone whose needs are met by the local authority, whether those needs are eligible, or if the authority has chosen to meet other needs, must receive a personal budget as part of the care and support plan, or support plan.

  • Care act – Review of care and support plans

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    The local authority is under an ongoing duty to keep the person’s plan under review generally, and to ensure that their needs continue to be met. Plans are reviewed periodically, involving the person concerned and agreeing any necessary changes.

    Learn about the different reviews and care and support plans with this short, informative course.

  • Care act – Transition to adulthood

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    Growing up is hard. Within the Care Act, the term “transition” is used to refer to the progression from childhood to adulthood. It’s an essential part of human life and experience and the transition to adulthood (t2a) can be a time of celebration and change.

    But it can also be a huge challenge for young people, especially as the world has changed so much for them from the one which their parents or families grew up in.

  • Care act 2014 – Full training suite

    £120.00 Excl. VAT

    2014’s Care Act legislation saw a number of previous laws replaced with one, clearer, more comprehensive act.

    Comprising of 12 modules, it can be a daunting subject to learn about – that’s why we’ve developed a series of e-learning modules to break it down and make it easier to consume.

  • Care certificate – Digital learning suite

    £35.00 Excl. VAT

    The Care Certificate was introduced in order to raise the standard of care of elderly and vulnerable people in our society. It set out a 15-standard programme of care training for care workers, replacing the Common Induction Standards (CIS) and the National Minimum Training Standards (NMTS).

    In this training suite, you’ll get all the theoretical knowledge you need to underpin the practical demonstration elements of your care certificate standards training or social worker training.

  • Care certificate – Training for assessors

    £25.00 Excl. VAT

    Is your organisation currently undertaking Care Certificate training? If so, your assessors will need to be trained on how to effectively evaluate your employees against the 15 Care Certificate standards. This Skills for Care endorsed assessor training covers all the key topics.

  • Dementia awareness

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    Dementia can’t be cured – however, we can make life for those who have it as manageable as possible. We cover ways to communicate, simple adjustments to make around the home, and how carers can access support.

  • Deprivation of liberty safeguards

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    The Deprivation of Liberty Act protects the most vulnerable individuals in hospitals and care homes. It plays an important role in preventing the unlawful deprivation of liberty occurring. The MCA DoLS (The Mental Capacity Act: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards) framework offers safeguards for the people who most need it and principles of conduct for anyone working with vulnerable people. If you are in a care profession, it is crucial that you understand them.

  • Diabetes awareness

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    More than 3m people in the UK have been diagnosed with diabetes. Of these about 270,000 have type 2 diabetes and around 300,000 have type 1 diabetes. Just as importantly, approximately 850,000 people in the UK have undiagnosed type 2 diabetes.

    Our diabetes online course will equip you with a greater understanding of the challenges around the condition and how it can be effectively managed.

  • Duty of care for health and social care

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    A duty of care is “A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others”. It’s an obligation well understood by employers and parents – and in health and social care it’s of particular importance. This short course will prepare you for all the different factors you need to consider when you your health or social care role includes an explicit duty of care.

  • Eating disorder awareness

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    Figures from the NHS suggest that more than 725,000 people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder and that around one in 250 women and one in 2,000 men will experience anorexia nervosa at some point in their lives.

    The effects of an eating disorder can be long-lasting and have an impact on both the individual and their families and friends. This course will help you learn more about anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders and explains what carers and families can do to provide support to sufferers.

  • Effective communication for health and social care

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    Effective communication in healthcare is vital – patients need to be able to make important decisions about their care, and they also need the comfort and dignity that comes from the people involved in their care provision taking the time to communicate properly. When you’re dealing with potentially vulnerable or challenging individuals, it’s more important than ever.

    This course gives you all that you need to build your understanding of what makes effective communication and how you can apply it to your work.

  • Epilepsy awareness

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    Do you know what to do if someone you work with or employ suffers an epileptic seizure? Would you be able to recognise an epileptic seizure? Did you know there are more than 40 different types – and what they look like can vary?

    Epilepsy courses are a great way to get to grips with the basics; and this course gives an interesting overview of epilepsy and its effects, the way people with epilepsy must make adjustments to their lives and details the key considerations for dealing with someone suffering a seizure.

  • Equality and diversity in health and social care

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    Workplace equality is a right for all employees and challenging it when it’s not in place is important. If you work in health and social care, you’re particularly likely to encounter people from a wide range of backgrounds and some of these people will need your support to promote adequate equality and inclusion. Cultural awareness training can help clarify the areas in which some people struggle in the workplace.

  • Falls and fracture prevention

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    Falls cost the NHS an estimated £2.3 billion each year, and are the leading cause of death from injury among people aged 65 or older in England.

  • Fluids and nutrition for health and social care

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    Having a sufficient amount of fluids and good nutrition is crucial for maintaining health. If you’re involved in the care of vulnerable adults, you should be able to recognise when a person is not eating or drinking properly.

    In this six-module course, you’ll develop a full understanding of the importance of proper fluids and nutrition to general health.

  • Handling information for health and social care

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    The importance of good recording, storage of information, and knowing when to share information are described using everyday scenarios in this two module overview course.

    If you have a role or responsibility at work within a health or social care setting, this course is for you.

  • Hate crime

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    Hate crime can be extremely disturbing for victims and their communities. But how prevalent is hate crime and what does the law do to protect and support victims, as well as deal with perpetrators? You will learn about all this and more with our comprehensive hate crime awareness course.

  • Health and safety for health and social care

    £25.00 Excl. VAT

    In the workplace, everyone has a responsibility to minimise risks to the health and safety of both themselves and others.

    This 11 module course covers the elements you need to know to work safely in your health or social care role.

  • Hoarding and scamming

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    This course will explore self-neglect, safeguarding vulnerable adults and scams.

  • Infection prevention and control for health and social care

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    If you’re working with adults who may be ill or vulnerable to infection then you need to be particularly vigilant in infection control. But why is infection control important?

    NICE (The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) estimates that 300,000 patients a year in England acquire a healthcare-associated infection as a result of care within the NHS.

    Infection control in hospitals and care homes is therefore critical: it harms patients who are already vulnerable and costs healthcare institutions too.

  • Information governance for health

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    In healthcare, we are responsible for collecting, using, storing, processing and deciding the purpose of processing personal data.

    As the amount of data collected, created and stored continues to increase, the need to protect it is even more important.

  • Information sharing and consent

    £25.00 Excl. VAT

    Responsible information sharing is key to delivering better and more efficient services; coordinated around the needs of children, young people and families. It’s especially important in light of new data privacy regulations.

    In this information sharing training course you’ll learn about the sharing process and when to impart information; and visit some likely scenarios.

  • Keeping good records

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    Keeping good records is an essential part of a structured and safe approach to working with vulnerable adults, children, young people and their families.

    Good records management not only demonstrates the practical application of your knowledge and skills, it provides evidence of your work activity and helps keep those in your care safe.

    This course gives good record keeping guidance for anyone working in social care.

  • Medication awareness and safe handling of medicines

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    According to the NHS, more than 1.08 billion prescription items were dispensed overall in 2015, a 1.8 per cent increase on the previous year.

    Effectively managing and safely handling this medication is crucial to the health and wellbeing of those who rely on it on a daily basis.

  • Mental Capacity Act

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    Are you certain that the decisions you are making are in the best interests of the people in your care; especially when they are vulnerable? Are you up to speed on where the law stands regarding these decisions?

    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 outlines the things you need to research, consider and assess before you make choices based on mental capacity.

  • Mental Health Act

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    The Mental Health Act is the main piece of legislation that outlines the assessments and rights of people with mental health issues. This course covers important aspects of the Mental Health Act, providing knowledge of the guiding principles underpinning mental health, and how to care for people who are going to be sectioned, have been sectioned, or are leaving hospital.

  • Mental health, dementia and learning disability (awareness) for health and social care

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    If you work in health and social care it’s important to have a good grounding in the key areas of mental health, dementia and learning disability. This course addresses each of these topics separately, along with presenting strategies that allow health professionals to help these individuals to live as they choose.

  • Moving and positioning of individuals

    £25.00 Excl. VAT

    Completion of this course ensures that staff are trained in up-to-date, relevant information when it comes to moving and positioning people.

  • NHS continuing healthcare

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    NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) is the care package arranged by the NHS for people who aren’t in hospital and who have been determined to have a primary health need.

    Eligible people can receive CHC in a variety of settings, including in their own home or a care home. A good care package can make the difference between a full and partial recovery.

  • Palliative care and end of life care

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    Palliative care is a compassionate, patient-centred approach to alleviate suffering and enhance the quality of life for individuals with serious, life-limiting, or terminal illnesses.

  • Parkinson’s Disease

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    In this course we cover what causes Parkinson’s, what the symptoms look like, and how it can be managed.

  • Privacy and dignity for health and social care

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    Privacy and dignity is something that we take for granted.

    When you are caring for someone, however, it can be challenging to respect their privacy and dignity whilst supporting them with day to day activities.

    In this course, we demonstrate how you can maintain privacy and dignity in a health and social care setting.

  • Reablement

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    Reablement is a free service that helps people learn or re-learn the skills necessary for daily living.

    Upon successful completion of this Reablement course you will know what reablement is and the benefits of reablement.

  • Safeguarding adults in health and social care

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    Get a grip of the basic principles of safeguarding for adults with this short course aimed at health and social care professionals.

    If you’re working in elderly protective services or just need a grounding in safeguarding adults procedures, this course will help you understand how to recognise and prevent abuse of vulnerable adults in a health or social care setting.

  • Safeguarding children for health – level 1

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    If you work in any public-facing role in a healthcare environment, it’s vital that you know how to spot the warning signs of abuse and neglect, particularly in children.

    Based on content from the 2006 Safeguarding Children and Young People: roles and competences for healthcare Staff Directive, this course help you spot the signs of child mistreatment and neglect and enable to you be sure you’re raising concerns appropriately.

  • Safeguarding children for health – levels 1 and 2

    £30.00 Excl. VAT

    Do you work with children? Are you confident you can make safeguarding referrals for the children in your care? Do you need to brush up your child protection legislation knowledge?

    This Safeguarding Children Level 1 and 2 course will give you a thorough and clear overview of modern child protection principles – a must-have for anyone working with young people.

  • Safeguarding children (awareness) for health and social care

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    If you work in a healthcare setting then it’s important to have a good awareness of child safety and safeguarding procedures. This engaging and informative child safety training course provides an ideal introduction.

    Not only does it meet the national minimum training standards for Safeguarding Children at Level 1, it’s the perfect refresher for more experienced staff seeking prevention and management of child abuse online training.

  • Stroke awareness

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    Would you be able to identify a stroke – or a transient ischaemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke)? Do you know the causes of strokes and are you aware of the risk factors and prevention methods?

    This informative stroke training course will boost your understanding of diagnosis, recovery and care, allowing you to better help the people who need it most. And that’s important, because the right stroke care, fast, can make a huge difference to the sufferer.

  • Substance misuse

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    Substance misuse is a complex issue, affecting not only the individuals involved but their friends, families and the people they come into contact with.

    Substance abuse can result in lowered educational outcomes, compromised health and danger to the public and affect not only the user but the people around them too.

  • Supporting male victims of domestic abuse

    £30.00 Excl. VAT

    In this course we’ll explore what domestic abuse looks like, how prevalent male domestic abuse is, what the ‘inclusive approach’ is and how you can improve your response to male domestic abuse victims.

  • Understand your role for health and social care

    £20.00 Excl. VAT

    An interactive and informative course to help you understand your rights, responsibilities and working relationships.

    Ideal for anyone who is new to healthcare, adult social care, or who is providing direct care.

    And the quiz, videos and flowcharts make the course easy, engaging and enjoyable.

  • Work in a person centred way for health and social care

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    Working in a person centred way means, at its heart, thinking about the patient as more than a bundle of needs. A patient has values and principles.

    They will also have intensely personal approaches – things which they love and things which annoy them. And they will have immediate needs for comfort which may go beyond the medical care pathway.

    Thinking about those personal aspects is a tried-and-tested way to minimise pain and discomfort of the people in your care.

  • Your personal development for health and social care

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    If you’re planning to further your career in health and social care, some upskilling from time to time might be required. Having a personal development plan (PDP) in place allows you to identify where you want to be and how you can achieve it.

    This course uses case studies, personal development plan examples and videos to show you how to set workplace goals, expand your core skills and discover what you can gain from supervision and feedback.

    It’s the difference between just going to work each day – and having a career plan which could see you go places!

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