Care & Nursing Homes Online Training

Care & Nursing Homes Online Training

Proper training is essential for everyone that works in a health or social care setting. However, pulling staff out of their usual routine to attend training courses can be costly and time consuming.

Online training is different, and could be just what you need to ensure your employees skills and knowledge stay up to date and relevant.

Our tutor led one-on-one interactive online courses can be done at a time and place that best suits the candidate and their organisation.

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)
  • Browser: A modern and up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 *Note: Course Duration is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions.

The courses are designed to deliver the message, clearly, effectively and memorably in the minimum amount of time with the maximum amount of user satisfaction.

We offer a wide range of topics from infection prevention and control to safeguarding. So we cover topics that are most relevant to any health and social care setting.

They are written along side experts with years of experience, and approved by the CPD, so they can be used as proof of your continued professional development.

So browse the courses below and click on the course that you want.

Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do. By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment. This course is a variation on the Basic Fire Awareness course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: RoSPA & CPD    Duration: 60 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Basic Legionella Management

This course explains the background to Legionella, the potential risks associated with water systems and how these can be prevented or controlled. It helps you to understand the risk that Legionella poses and helps you develop the systems and working practices you need to stay ahead. It gives you enough knowledge to get a Legionella control programme off the ground yourself – or make confident, informed choices when commissioning others to take this on for you.

Approved By: RoSPA    Duration: 75 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£42.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £65

         

Behavioural Safety

This course defines behavioural safety and explains the origins of the concept. It covers how it can be implemented in the workplace and some of the potential benefits. It includes analysis of some examples of ‘at risk behaviours’ and some examples of ways you can measure how well your organisation is doing when it comes to safety. Finally it touches on some of the key laws regarding health and safety in the workplace and how to ensure positive workforce attitudes.

Approved By: IIRSM    Duration: 45 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH)

This course covers what you need to know about the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health. It’s aimed at anyone who is exposed to Substances Hazardous to Health at work, as well as line managers with responsibility for such people.

Approved By: IIRSM    Duration: 125 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Dementia Awareness

This course is intended to give you an overview of the common types and symptoms of dementia as well as going into how it can affect the brain in different ways. It also covers strategies to use with clients with dementia and dealing with challenging behaviour. The course is intended for anyone who works with or around people that may be living with dementia.

CPD Units: 1    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 25 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Diabetes Awareness

Diabetes is a serious lifelong health condition that occurs when the amount of glucose, or sugar, in the blood is too high. If left untreated, high blood glucose levels can cause serious health complications. This course is aimed at people working in the health and social care sector and will provide an overview of the condition, the common symptoms that might indicate someone has diabetes, methods of diagnosis, some possible treatments and common complications that can affect those with the condition.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 45 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Dignity and Privacy

The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector, and will explain how the two are quite often linked. It will then go on to give you a range of useful professional tips about setting up the right working relationship with your service users, and discuss some of the issues that can arise when dignity and privacy are not respected.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 50 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Display Screen Equipment Awareness

This course is aimed at users of display screen equipment, or DSE as it’s often called. DSE is a term that covers a wide range of equipment. If DSE equipment like this is not set up correctly, users are at increased risk from certain disorders. As an employee, you share the responsibility to keep people safe at work. That means undergoing relevant training and ensuring that rules are followed.

Approved By: IIRSM    Duration: 50 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Drugs and Alcohol Awareness

This course is intended to provide you with the information you needed to understand and spot the signs of drug and alcohol misuse. It covers the legal and social implications for the individual and for your company if you find out an employee is misusing drugs. This course discusses the law, different types of drugs, and policies that can be put in place to protect yourself, your business and your employees.

Approved By: CPD    Duration: 80 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Duty of Care

A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first. This course will give you an introduction to the concept of duty of care, cover how duty of care affects your work, what to do if you come across a duty of care dilemma and where to go for support or advice along with some practical examples of duty of care situations.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 50 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Emergency First Aid at Work – Online Annual Refresher

This Emergency First Aid Refresher course will highlight some of the most common situations that you might come across and the actions that you can take to help.

Approved By: IIRSM    Duration: 150 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

End of Life Care

This course will provide you with information about what to expect, how to handle some of the emotions associated with this time, and working with the other professionals involved in end of life care.

CPD Units: 1    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 25 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Epilepsy Awareness

This course will give you an overview of epilepsy. It lists the methods of diagnosis, what a seizure is and how the brain can be affected. It will introduce some possible seizure triggers and describe what to do when someone has a seizure. It will also discuss some of the treatments offered to people with epilepsy and provide practical advice on what you can do if you witness someone having a seizure.

CPD Units: 1    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 30 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Fire Extinguisher

Learn how to identify the different types of fire extinguishers that might be installed within your workplace and what situations they might be used in. At the end of the final module you will be presented with a simulation that will test what you’ve learnt.

CPD Units: 1    Approved By: RoSPA & CPD    Duration: 25 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Fire Marshal for Care Homes

The main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. – Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses. This course is a variation on the Fire Marshal course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

CPD Units: 5    Approved By: RoSPA & CPD    Duration: 220 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Handling Information in a Care Setting

This course provides an introduction to the concept of handling information in care settings. At the end of the course you will understand the need for secure handling of information and you will know how to access support if you have any questions regarding access to information. The course will cover the important role confidentiality plays in developing trusting relationships with the people in your care and it will define key terms such as ‘need to know’ and ‘consent’.

CPD Units: 1    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 20 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Infection Control

This course will start by defining infection prevention and control and explaining the impact of good and bad infection control. It then goes into detail about the legislation that applies to infection control, the different types of microorganisms, how bacteria are transmitted, the chain of infection, and much more.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 60 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Introduction to Risk Assessment

At the end of this course, candidates will have an understanding of what a risk assessment is and how to complete one. To achieve this the course will define important terms, provide some basic background information to explain how important risk assessments are and discuss some of the legislation that applies. It will then go on to provide practical advice on how to identify hazards and analyse risk before finishing off by explaining the responsibilities of both employers and employees with regards to risk assessment.

Approved By: IIRSM    Duration: 90 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 60 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Learning Disability Awareness

This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. I will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 50 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Manual Handling

This course outlines exactly what constitutes manual handling and covers the regulations and legislation that apply to manual handling tasks. It then goes on to cover safe handling techniques and how to develop good habits in relation to manual handling. It finishes off by introducing some practical solutions and the use of mechanical aids.Important note: Please note that this is an awareness course only, if your duties include manual handling you will also need further practical training, you can get in touch with us to arrange this.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: IIRSM & CPD    Duration: 75 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

This course describes in detail the many facets and procedures of the Mental Capacity Act. This includes who the act affects, when it applies, how to assess capacity and the procedures that can be put in place in the home or workplace to ensure best practices are followed and people are treated fairly at all times.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 75 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Mental Health Awareness

This course explains the difference between mental health and mental illness. It covers the symptoms of a number of the most common mental illnesses so you will know what to look out for or what to expect if you are working with someone with one of these conditions. As well as providing some practical advice on how you can work effectively with those affected by these conditions.

CPD Units: 1    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 25 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Nutrition and Hydration

This course will start by defining the various terms used when talking about nutrition and hydration in care environments, the basic elements of nutrition and eating a healthy balanced diet, identify the reasons why vulnerable people might suffer with dehydration and the tools you can use to identify people that are at risk of malnutrition and the steps you can take to deal with this condition.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 65 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Person Centred Care

This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. It starts by explaining what we mean by person centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centred care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user. Finally it will give you an overview of care plans, daily reports, the importance of obtaining consent and much more.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 45 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This course will show how wearing PPE plays a crucial role in preventing and reducing fatalities, injuries and diseases at work. It includes details of a wide range of PPE options, examines the legislation and regulations and also covers the role risk assessment plays in the selection and use of PPE. The course concludes with advice on how to use, fit and wear PPE and its physical and theoretical limitations.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 60 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Safeguarding Adults

This course is aimed at anyone who has a duty of care for, or comes into contact with, adults in need of care and support, either as a paid professional or a volunteer. You and the organisation you work for must take appropriate measures for the protection of adults in your care, while still ensuring they are supported and empowered. This course can bring you one step closer to being able to do this.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 75 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Sharps Awareness

In this course you’ll learn about the prevalence and different types of ‘sharps litter’ that can be found in the UK. It then covers the primary and secondary risks from sharps including some of the common blood borne viruses. It also covers the responsibilities of employers, the equipment needed and the effectiveness of PPE. Finally, it’ll cover how to report discarded sharps and the correct procedures to follow if you’re unlucky enough to receive a sharps injury.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 55 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Slips, Trips and Falls

This course will introduce you to some of the statistics relating to slips, trips and falls and dispel some of the myths surrounding them. It also touches on the law as it relates to slips, trips and falls. It contains real examples of where things have gone wrong and some practical steps that could have been taken to prevent these incidents. The course also covers some of the straightforward changes that can be made in most businesses to significantly reduce the risk of a slip, trip or fall incident occurring.

Approved By: IIRSM    Duration: 60 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Stroke Awareness

Strokes are the fourth single leading cause of death in the UK, as well as a leading cause of disability. Being aware of the causes and symptoms will help you act fast in a situation where you suspect someone is having a stroke and provide them with the best chance of receiving the treatment they need and minimising the long term impact of the condition. This course will cover the types of strokes, the symptoms, and risk factors. It will also cover the treatment options and the longer term impact of the condition.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 55 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Understanding Your Role in Care

This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.

CPD Units: 2    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 40 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25

         

Workplace Health and Safety

At the end of this course you will have an understanding of health and safety legislation and you’ll be able to list common causes of accidents. You’ll also be able to understand good practice in relation to electricity and describe the use of safe manual handling techniques as well as be able to describe good practice associated with COSHH regulations, be able to describe your action in the event of a fire and also you will know how to deal with an accident.

Approved By: IIRSM    Duration: 45 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£27.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £35

         

Your Personal Development

The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

CPD Units: 1    Approved By: CPD    Duration: 35 mins*

Online Training Cost:
£22.50 per licence
Recommended Retail Price (RRP) = £25