Welcome to the Social Care Training page. This page provides opportunities for Private, Voluntary and Independent sector organisations (PVI), staff and volunteers to develop their knowledge and skills.
This course develops an understanding of safeguarding and the role of health sector staff in identifying and working with vulnerable adults.
Click here to access the safeguarding module (opens new window).
Mental Capacity Act
The following 3 eLearning Modules are targeted at all staff working with people who lack or may lack capacity in the Health and Social Care Sectors:
Module 1 - Introducing the Mental Capacity Act
Module 2 - Supporting people to make decisions
Module 3 - Assessing capability
These Modules are kindly provided by the Social Care Institute of Excellent (SCIE) on the following link: http://www.scie.org.uk/mca/e-learning/ (opens new window).
Please follow the instructions on the page to create a free MySCIE account, which will enable you to access the Modules.
Other Sources of eLearning
ELearning is a flexible learning option that helps support the training / learning of staff and volunteers. There are various eLearning resources available for the Health and Social Care sector, some of which are free to use.
The Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE) provides a number of Modules specifically designed for those working in Health and Social Care.
Accessing the other sources of eLearning
Click here (opens new window) to view the eLearning modules on the SCIE website.
The Modules are developed as a national resource for Health and Social Care sector. However, it is important that each organisation / provider review the content of each Module. This will help them decide that the information is suitable for their staff and complies with their Policies and Procedures.