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Responding to accidents and sudden illness

This e-learning course explains the importance of first aid and what you should do in an emergency if you are not a trained first-aider.

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Handling hazardous substances

This COSHH e-learning explains the potential risks and how to work with hazardous substances.

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Supporting people with their nutrition and well-being

This e-learning has been designed for all workers who have a role in the nutritional well-being of the range of individuals in their care working within health and social care,...

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Legionella and hot water awareness

This short e-learning course explains the dangers of legionella and hot water.

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Moving and positioning

This e-learning course allow explains why it is vitally important to the health and safety of you and the people you support that you understand what is expected of you when manual handling and how...

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Infection prevention and control

This e-learning is suitable for all front-line care workers who come in contact with people receiving care, including managers with responsibility for infection prevention and control.

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The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia

This e-learning provides the knowledge and understanding required to enable the individual with dementia to experience well-being. Also available as a level 2 accredited unit.

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Lone working

This e-learning course provides guidance on managing the risks as well as practical advice for lone workers.

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Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities

This e-learning explores the meaning of learning disability and considers issues closely linked with learning disability support. These include an awareness of how the attitudes and beliefs of others affect...

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Introduction to Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards

This e-learning course is aimed at all front line staff and provides the learner with an understanding of Deprivation of Liberties Safeguards (DoLS). Before you start this course you should have...

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Understand equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care

This e-learning is aimed at those who provide care or support to individuals with dementia in a wide range of settings and introduces the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion...

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Managing stress in the workplace

In order to carry out their job, carers need to know how to look after themselves by managing their stress and learning to restore a sense of balance in life.

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Record-keeping and audit processes for medication administration and storage

This e-learning provides an opportunity to develop an understanding of the audit process, the records that must be maintained regarding the administration of medication, and issues of responsibility, accountability and...

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Introduction to diabetes

This short e-learning course will enable learners to have a basic knowledge of diabetes, the risks associated with development of diabetes and explores treatment options including self-care.

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Safeguarding vulnerable children

This e-learning is aimed at alerters and is suitable for all care staff

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Understand medication and prescriptions

This e-learning course provides an introduction to the types of medicines learners are likely to encounter in a work environment. It introduces some of the legislation about medication and sources...

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Supply, storage and disposal of medication

This e-learning provides an understanding of the roles and responsibilities of staff in relation to these procedures. Also available as a level 2 accredited unit.

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Introduction to personalisation in social care

This e-learning provides an understanding of how personalisation affects the provision of social care services, the systems, skills and support needed.

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Understanding dementia (dementia awareness)

This e-learning has been developed to support government strategies to increase knowledge, understanding and skills of caring for individuals with dementia. Also available as a level 2 accredited unit.

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Understand the requirements for the safe administration of medication

This e-learning provides an understanding of the safe administration of medication. It covers the process, routes and methods of administration and some of the more common side-effects and adverse reactions...

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