Materials from a number of sources have been gathered to support your learning. These will be of particular value if you work in a personalised service and have difficulty attending face-to-face training or where no e-learning alternative is available. These materials can also be used as additional information for courses you have completed.
However these materials do not replace courses which are essential training for your job. If you are unclear about what else you need to become knowledgeable in any topic you should seek the advice of your line manager or Training and Development Officer.
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Manual Handling Operations
A short guide to Manual Handling Operations by the Health and Safety Executive.
Preparing to Practice
Non Learning Disability Film Clip
Learning Disability Film Clip
Preventing loneliness prompt cards
Many older people in Scotland feel lonely; Social isolation and loneliness are associated with poorer health and well-being. A preventative approach looks for ways to maintain and build social and community connections for older people. These cards, created by Iriss, are reminders to think about ways you can work with people you support to help them keep connected.
Provision and Use of Work Equipment
A short guide to Provision and Use of Work Equipment by the Health and Safety Executive.
Realising Recovery - The Framework
This document identifies the knowledge, skills and values workers need to practice in a recovery focused way.
Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR)
A short guide to Reporting of Injuries Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 2013 (RIDDOR) by the Health and Safety Executive.
Risk factors associated with pushing and pulling
A brief overview of the Health and Safety Executives risk factors associated with pushing and pulling of loads.
Supervision in an integrated setting
This film shows how the quality of social work in an integrated mental health setting can be enhanced by complementing line management supervision with clinical and professional supervision.
Supervision supporting staff and improving care
This film shows how the effective supervision of staff can improve the quality of care and outcomes for people in a supported living setting.
Ten tips for food safety
Ten food safety tips from the Food Standards Agency.