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One of Scotland’s largest independent care providers has launched a new suite of learning and development videos which features both staff and residents in starring roles. The new instructional videos have been created and produced by Meallmore to help staff develop in a number of areas, including how to assist…
The Care Council for Wales newly-launched Learning Zone and Caring with Pride campaign have been given the thumbs up by the social care workforce. Launched a week ago, the Learning Zone – a bilingual online learning resource for social care workers – provides a one-stop-shop for all the sector’s learning…
WithScotland, the Scottish resource which improves outcomes for children in need of protection and adults at risk of harm, has launched an interactive public protection training tool. The Collaborative Outcomes Learning Tool, (COLT), is designed to help sectors such as the police, local authorities, NHS and the Scottish Fire and…
New strengthened training standards for healthcare support workers in the Welsh NHS have been unveiled by the Minister for Health and Social Services Mark Drakeford. Healthcare support workers make up a large part of the NHS Wales workforce, working alongside nurses and other healthcare professionals. The new framework will apply…
The Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN), formerly responsible for managing the Department of Health's (DH) Extra Care Housing capital programme, is a leading 'knowledge hub' for a growing network of housing, health and social care professionals in England involved in planning, commissioning, designing, funding, building and managing housing with…
The guidance documents are designed to be used by social workers at all levels, from front line practitioners to senior social workers, social work supervisors and managers, to support them to deliver the best outcomes for the people with whom they work. Mental Capacity Act 2005 in practice: learning materials…
The guidance documents are designed to be used by social workers at all levels, from front line practitioners to senior social workers, social work supervisors and managers, to support them to deliver the best outcomes for the people with whom they work. A manual for good social work practice: supporting…
The guidance document is designed to be used by social workers at all levels, from front line practitioners to senior social workers, social work supervisors and managers, to support them to deliver the best outcomes for the people with whom they work. A manual for good social work practice: supporting…
The Care Council for Wales is looking for trainers to deliver training on the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act. The Act makes wide-ranging reforms and has major implications for the learning and development needs of the social care workforce. In preparation for the Act coming into effect in April…
Goldsmiths University is today hosting the launch of the South East London Teaching Partnership, which aims to create a space where social work practitioners and academics can share their experiences and openly debate best practice. The nine-month pilot, in partnership with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, the London Borough of…
An e-learning module is one of two new resources to support the implementation of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act now available on the Care Council for Wales Hub resource. The e-learning module is based on the Information and Awareness pack that's already on the Hub. The module, which…
The Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) has launched Ushare; a free-to-use online community that allows users to comment on, rate and share links to open-source learning and teaching materials. Ushare allows students, teachers, lecturers and other education professionals to share links to relevant resources, such as articles and videos, presentations and…
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