Course Category: Health and Social Care

Lock Out, Tag Out (LOTO)

This course provides an overview of Lockout/tagout (LOTO) - the safety practices and procedures that ensure dangerous machines are properly shut off during service, repair or maintenance.

Moving and Handling People

This Moving and Handling People eLearning course is aimed at people working in health and social care who have people in their care that have mobility issues. The course outlines the dangers and legislation that applies to moving and handling people as well as showing a range of techniques and equipment that can be used. The course also highlights the importance of proper risk assessments
and care plans.

Mental Health First Aid

The course introduces the subject and outlines the benefits of Mental Health first aid and workplace wellness schemes. It then goes on to cover the effects of stress on individuals and teams and discusses how stress and mental health are linked.

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

Health and Safety in a Care Setting

Care homes are owned and managed by a wide range of organisations, including local authorities, the NHS, and organisations from the private and voluntary sectors.

Depression Awareness

This online course will raise awareness of depression and how it can be recognised, diagnosed, classified and treated.

Children and Young People’s Mental Health

It starts by defining mental illness and mental health problems and their impact on children and young people.

Supervising Mental Health at Work

This course will look at supervising stress and mental health at work and show you how to create a good mental health culture in your workplace.

Managing Occupational Health and Wellbeing

This course explains the key elements, procedures and activities involved in successful Occupational Health and Safety Management in the workplace.

Fire Marshal for Care Homes

Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.

Emergency First Aid at Work For Irish Audiences

What is Emergency First Aid? Well it’s exactly that, the first aid to be offered if an incident occurs. Not many of us are confronted with scenes of blood and gore in our everyday lives – so usually first aid could be as simple as sticking a plaster on a small cut.

ADHD Awareness

The course covers the definitions of ADHD, the different types of ADHD and how to recognise some key signs and symptoms.

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Equality, Diversity & Discrimination

We’ve all heard and used the words ‘equality’ and ‘diversity’ before but what do they actually mean and how do they affect you as an employer or employee

Introduction to Safe Handling of Medicines

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

Understanding your Role in Care

This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are

Mental Health Awareness

This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for

Nutrition and Hydration

This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments

End of Life Care

This course will provide you with information about what to expect, how to handle some of the emotions associated with this time

Positive Handling in Schools

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour

Principles of Communication

This course covers some of the different ways of communication, how to identify barriers to communication and how to reduce these, making sure the person you are communicating with understands what you are communicating

Handling Information in a Care Setting

When working in a care setting it is so important to build positive relationships with care users. Confidentiality and the correct handling of personal information are vital for trusting relationships and a breach in this may lead to a service user becoming unwilling to cooperate with their care providers.

Epilepsy Awareness

When introducing epilepsy, we must first recognise that there are around 40 different types of seizures. Statistics show that one in five people will have a seizure at some time in their life although only some of these will be caused by epilepsy.

Safeguarding Children

This course, ‘Safeguarding Children’, is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with children in their chosen profession

Introduction to the Early Years Foundation Stage

The Early Years Foundation Stage, commonly referred to as the EYFS is a framework that all Early Years providers, including childminders, must follow.

Sharps Awareness

In this course we’ll start by looking at some statistics relating to discarded needles, then define ‘sharps’ and look at the different types that can be found in ‘sharps litter’

Stroke Awareness

This course will cover the types of strokes, the symptoms, and risk factors. It will also cover the treatment options and the longer term impact of the condition.

Infection Control

Infection prevention and control measures aim to ensure the protection of those who might be vulnerable to acquiring an infection

Dementia Awareness

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways

Dignity & Privacy

The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector, and will explain how the two are quite often linked

Your Personal Development

The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK

Person-Centred Care

This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting

Learning Disability Awareness

This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people

Safeguarding Adults

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support

Diabetes Awareness

This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition

Autism Awareness

This course will provide you with an understanding of what autism is and how it affects a child’s daily life

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

This course is aimed at managers and staff in all industries who play a role in reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the UK

Duty of Care

A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first.

Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

This course covers the same content as the Basic Fire Safety course with additional content tailored specifically for employees that work in care homes.

Emergency First Aid at Work – Online Annual Refresher

What is Emergency First Aid? Well it’s exactly that, the first aid to be offered if an incident occurs

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