Health care and social care
As one of the most important service sectors in the UK, Health and social care has received a lot of support from new government initiatives thus more and more professionals are employed and working in health and social care. Health and social care professionals require training that not only provides them with the skills and knowledge to treat and care for patients, but also provides service-users with more independence, choice and control.
As our population grows and ages, the UK needs more and more well-trained and multi-skilled carers for both health care and social care. There is a wide variety of rewarding employment opportunities available to care workers in the UK. Healthcare professionals and social care workers help and care for those in need or who are vulnerable which provides them with a unique sense of personal and career fulfilment.
Health and Social Care training courses
There is a wide and far-reaching variety of training courses available for health care and social care professionals. Training courses are designed for specific fields, and focus on areas that professionals need skills development and update training in.
Courses are also designed to cater for differing levels of expertise, and start with 'Introduction to Health and Social Care' and expand into very specific skills. Health care courses embrace all the goods and services designed to promote health, including preventive, curative and palliative interventions. Social care courses for social workers are designed to cover areas of social problems and integration including neglect and abuse, their causes, their solutions and their human impacts. Further along in healthcare careers there are training courses designed to help healthcare managers and management to lead and direct their health care teams.
Open / public health and social care courses
Company specific / in house health and social courses
Distance Learning health and social care courses
Healthcare training courses
Health care professionals require a lot of training, and courses to keep them up-to-date with legislations and skills that help them care for their patients in the best and most qualified ways. Thus the training opportunities for healthcare workers and health care assistants are wide-ranging, and includes many levels of qualifications, degrees and certificates to prove the level of professional development achieved. Healthcare training courses offer theory and principle based skills including approaches to caring as well as specific policies and practices or focus on a particular aspect of provision. Courses in healthcare also cover issues of caring for those with mental health problems, palliative care or examining the role of complementary and alternative medicine.
Healthcare courses are delivered as short healthcare courses for the public, or in house healthcare courses that are specific to your company, as well as distance learning healthcare courses that individuals study for either alongside their work, or ion order to further their career in healthcare.
Moving and handling patients related courses
Social Care / Social Work training courses
Social work and social care is an important area of health and social care in the UK. Social workers, or social carers provide an invaluable service to people and patients throughout the country. Social work includes the caring of patients, caring for people with disabilities, caring for children, and caring for the elderly.
Within social work training covers areas that develop carers professionally and lead to more effective social carers, more efficient workers and even lead into administrative or management positions.
Social workers may find themselves working in many different areas of social care, for which specific training is required. Many social care courses help carers develop skills in the following areas:
- the law
- theories and practice
Training courses are designed for the type of organisation, which includes open / public social care courses, and for specific care homes inhouse social care courses, and for those care workers who want to study alongside their work there are a variety of distance learning social care courses.
Health and Lifestyle training courses
When working with health and social care, professionals come into situations when they require training in health and lifestyle. Training and courses in health and lifestyle are varied and range from as much as Acupuncture to Yoga, and aim to provide delegates with the knowledge to help and guide people in making the right choices to achieve good health for themselves or for those they care for. Other courses also help carers manage their own health responsibly, and that of others. A popular mode of training is distance learning health & lifestyle courses.
First Aid Training Courses
Health and Safety / Work Environment Training Courses