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.
SAFER HANDLING AND BACK CARE
Manual Handling Operations
A short guide to Manual Handling Operations by the Health and Safety Executive.
Provision and Use of Work Equipment
A short guide to Provision and Use of Work Equipment by the Health and Safety Executive.
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.
Top 10 back care tips
This short guide will give you 10 tips for looking after your back.
Wheelchair Safety, Maintenance and Operations Guide
This resource is a guide to wheelchair safety, maintenance and operations.
Workplace Health Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992
A short guide to Workplace Health Safety and Welfare Regulations 1992 by the Health and Safety Executive.
Enhancing staff development through supervision
This film is about how staff skills are enhanced through supervision for staff working in care homes for older people.
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.