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More than 12,000 individuals are making use of four free mobile apps launched by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC) earlier this year. The free mobile apps were created to help individuals learn skills in Child Development, Domiciliary Care and Health & Safety in a Childminding Setting and were…
Microsoft and children’s charity Barnado’s have pooled resources to create an app to protect children from sexual exploitation. The innovative app, called ‘Wud U?’, has been designed for education professionals to use in teaching children about potentially dangerous scenarios. The app poses situations in which a child may be at…
A free phone app to help social workers in England plan and evidence their professional development via their tablets and smart phones is now available to download for Apple and Android devices. The app was created by TCSW and Skills for Care and Development (SfCDUK), with co investment from the…
New NISCC mobile Apps to support learning in Child Development 7-12 Years and Domiciliary Care are available now to download free for Apple and Android. The Apps aim to support required workplace training. Every year workers complete mandatory and workplace training and if they are not immediately putting this training…
A new interactive version of the induction framework for care workers is now available. The desk-based app allows workers to record the learning achieve during their first 12 weeks of employment and it sets out the standards expected of social care workers. The social care induction framework app has been…
The safe administration of medicine is a key area of concern for care and support services across Scotland. This is reflected in the National Occupational Standards and Scottish Vocational Qualifications (SVQs) for social services and healthcare, and in the Scottish Qualifications Authority’s (SQA) Health and Social Care: Administration of Medicine…
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