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Category: Training/Webinars

FREE e-learning Covid-19 awareness course

16th November 2020

Skills for Health have re-launched their online Covid-19 awareness course. It now covers an even broader range of topics, including: Respiratory and hand hygiene Case definitions and care pathways Personal Protective Equipment Standard Infection Control Precautions and Transmission-based Precautions Patient placement and assessment for infection risk (Screening/triaging) Cleaning and decontamination Stepdown of Infection Control Precautions … Read more

FREE dementia awareness e-learning from SCIE

12th November 2020

SCIE have launched a FREE online dementia awareness course. The course aims to raise the awareness and skills of care staff who work with people with dementia. It aligns with Tier 1 of the National Dementia Training Standards Framework, which is a requirement for all staff working in social care. It will also allow you … Read more

Coronavirus and charities: webinar series from NCVO

22nd June 2020

The NCVO have released their  recent webinar recordings onto YouTube. Topics inlcude: Building organisational resilience, making decisions in tough times, board leadership, financial management and funding, assessing health and safety risks, volunteers, governance and more. Click on the playlist links below to take a look at the full webinar lists: Webinar playlist Coronavirus playlist Read more

Psychological first aid in emergencies training for frontline staff and volunteers

16th June 2020

Staff and volunteers at the forefront of the national coronavirus response across England will be able to access a new Psychological First Aid training course. Find out more about the course here Read more

Infection control and Coronavirus – e-learning course from SCIE

14th May 2020

SCIE have launched an e-learning course about infection control and the coronavirus. Course content includes: What is coronavirus (COVID-19)? Preventing the spread of infection Managing the environment About your general health Find out more and book your place here Read more

Covid-19 training – various health and social care related topics

27th April 2020

Health Education England have shared a summary of health and social care related Covid-19 training. Take a look at the full document here Training topics include: General Covid-19 Children Infection control/PPE Advanced airway management Invasive and non-invasive ventilation Respiratory management Auscultation/respiratory assessment Assessing patients using the ABCDE approach Critical care for non-critical care specialists Maternity … Read more

Online Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness​ course

24th April 2020

This free COVID-19 resource is delivered via Skills for Health. This resource course brings together advice, guidance and information about the disease, to support our public sector workforce to continue delivering the best possible service during these unprecedented times. The course is approximately 2 hours in duration and includes information such as infection prevention, PPE, … Read more

Technology support helpline for social care providers

8th April 2020

Digital Social Care have launched a phone helpline to provide digital support to social care providers affected during coronavirus pandemic and help people harness the use of technology during the Covid-19 outbreak. The helpline offers providers access to practical advice to troubleshoot a technical problem or in-depth one-to-one support. The helpline will be open between … Read more

Financial support and webinar for charities

27th March 2020

The NCVO are sharing an ‘on demand’ webinar about key legal issues you may need to consider as a charity during the Coronavirus outbreak. Find out more and sign up here The NCVO is also working closely with the government on a package of financial support specifically aimed at supporting the voluntary sector as the … Read more

e-learning programme about Coronavirus from Health Education England

25th March 2020

This e-learning programme from Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare has been created in response to the Coronavirus global pandemic. It is aimed at the entire UK health and care workforce, including those working in the NHS, the independent sector and social care. The programme currently includes limited resources, but more content will be added … Read more