How to be a great autistic individual employer guide

how to be a great autistic individual employer guide

This guide is for autistic individual employers who are employing a personal assistant(s) for themselves or on behalf of an individual with autism.

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Top 8 Myths (and the Truths) about Dementia

Top 8 Myths (and the Truths) about Dementia

Many of us will be guilty of assuming that dementia is simply something all older people suffer from. Some of us will think that dementia means the end of a happy life and that nothing can be done to help those with it. Well, as you’ve probably guessed, these thoughts are simply not true.

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Supporting carers in end of life care: an introductory programme

This training programme has been designed so that anybody with experience of training and carer support can run an introductory course on supporting carers in end of life care.

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Learn more about stress at work guide

Learn more about stress at work

This resource from Skills for Care is to support the mental health of adult social care workers.

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Improving Care Really Does Matter for this Wilts-based Agency

A Case Study on Business Improvement by Lance Cross, Business Growth Expert, Trainer and Consultant.

Lance Cross Business Management Ltd

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Top Tips for Caring for Someone with Learning Disabilities

Top Tips for Caring for Someone with Learning Disabilities

These Top Tips for Caring for Someone with Learning Disabilities has been provided by Stonebridge College.

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Supporting the Social Care Workforce to Deliver Person Centred Care for People with Dementia

Supporting the Social Care Workforce to Deliver Person Centred Care for People with Dementia

This practice guidance from the Care Council for Wales is primarily for use by managers and supervisors within settings that support people with dementia. It may also be of relevance to other service areas and client groups. It will assist them to put into place training and support for staff. It may also be useful as a direct reference document for staff, family carers and others, although this should generally be as part of a coordinated management strategy.

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Being a personal assistant guide

being a personal assistant guide

This guide from Skills for Care guide is aimed at those who want to or are already working as a personal assistant.

It covers range of topics including recruitment, starting work, support available and things to be aware of.

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Personalised care & support planning tool

Personalised care & support planning tool

TLAP (Think Local Act Personal) has released a new tool to support integrated and person-centred care for people with health and social care needs.

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Communicating with people living with dementia guide

Communicating with people living with dementia guide

Care UK has produced this communicating with people living with dementia guide ‘Listen, talk, connect’.

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  • The Care Certificate Workbook Downloads

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    The Care Certificate Workbook from Skills for Care is a free downloadable resource aimed at supporting the training process and helping employers and their new health and social care workers to cover parts of the Care Certificate. The Care Certificate Workbook has been produced following the piloting of the Care Certificate, which indicated employers would […]

  • Sensible Risk Assessment in Care Settings

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    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has published guidance on sensible risk assessment in care settings.  The guidance covers a range of areas such as moving and handling and falls. Click here to view this guidance.

  • Communicating with people with a learning disability

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    This communicating with people with a learning disability guide from Mencap is designed to provide a brief introduction to communication, and the problems faced by someone with a learning disability. It also contains tips on how you can be a better communicator, and how you can help someone with a learning disability to get their […]

  • Social Care TV - Free resource for learning in social care

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    Social Care TV is a large library of videos on social care, covering adults and young people services, it is run by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE).  It is free to access and focuses on the English care system but can used across the United Kingdom.  All the films on Social Care TV […]

  • Advance Planning for People with Bipolar Disorder Guide

    by on 04/12/2014 - 0 Comments

    This free Advanced Planning for People with Bipolar Disorder guide has been developed by NHS and university partners and is based on extensive research involving people with Bipolar Disorder. We feel it has huge potential to support people with Bipolar Disorder by helping them to retain control as well as protect their welfare, property and […]

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