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The National Autistic Society reports that there are around 700,000 people in the UK on the Autistic Spectrum - that's more than 1 in 100 people. Developing your knowledge of Autism is key in ensuring that the needs of those on the autistic spectrum are understood.
Diabetes is a lifelong condition that causes a person's blood sugar level to become too high. With the right treatment and care people with diabetes can live a healthy life with reduced risks of serious complications. This course will provide you with a good understanding of how to support someone in the management of their diabetes.
Communication skills are vitally important in health and social care. Good communication skills ensure that we are understood, are able to develop positive relationships, can pass on clear information and provide support for those that you work with.
Everybody should have equal opportunity to access the high quality care and support services they need. Individuals should not be put at a disadvantage due to their culture, community or their background. This courses provides guidance on how those working in care can ensure that those they work with are treated fairly.
What we eat and drink is very important to our health and well-being. Our Food Safety, Nutrition and Hydration courses ensures that health and social care workers are aware of the importance of food safety and supporting good nutrition.
Information relating to an individuals care and support is often personal and sensitive. It is very important that workers know how to handle this information carefully to ensure that it remains confidential. This course will provide you with an understanding of good principles of recording and handling information.
Health, Safety and Fire training is a Statutory Requirement under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. This courses is aims at those working in the health and social care sector.
Infection prevention and control is key to delivering safe and effective care. It is important that health and social care workers know the role they play in infection prevention and control. This course provides workers with a good understanding of the subject and how this will apply in their field of work.
Positive Behaviours Support is an approach to supporting people who may display behaviours which challenge in a person centred way. It is vital that health and social care worker have the right skills and knowledge to use the Positive Behaviours Support approach. This course equips workers with the knowledge and skills they require.
Skills for Care estimate that over half a million adult social care workers support people who are living with a learning disability. It is important that health and social care workers have a good understanding of learning disabilities to ensure that they are able to support those they work with effectively.
A lone worker is someone that works by themselves without direct supervision. In health and social care workers often work alone. This course provide workers with tips for reducing the risks that are associated with lone working.
Everyone working in social care must have an awareness of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) 2005. The act aims to protect those that may not be able to make some decisions for themselves.
If risks relating to moving and handling are to be managed safely, all workers must receive appropriate training. This course covers the principles of safe moving and assisting as well as the safe use of equipment such as hoists.
Workers in health and social care carry out a wide variety of moving and handling activities. To reduce the risk of injury, to both the worker and client, it is important to ensure that all worker have thorough manual handing training. This course provides workers with the knowledge of safe manual handling techniques.
People should be at the heart of their care. A Person Centred approach to care and support gives the client the opportunity to take control and ownership over their care plan. Workers should understand the role they play in implementing this approach.
Dignity in health and social care ensure that the people we support are able to make choices about the care they receive. Workers should respect the views of those they support and avoid making assumptions about how someone would like to be treated.
Everyone has the right to be safe and live without the fear of abuse, neglect or exploitation and this course aims to teach you how to recognise the signs of abuse and neglect and what actions you can take to stop this from happening and occuring again in the future.
Health and social care providers have a responsibility to ensure that any staff responsible for the management and administration of medication are appropriately trained. This course covers how medicines can be handled in a safe manner.