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Caring for adults
Updated 19 Jul 2016
This course will help you to develop a better understanding of some of the key issues that relate to being a carer, whether in a paid or...
Updated 14 Mar 2016
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Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland
Duration 50 hours
Updated 11 Oct 2016
This free course, Foundations for self-directed support in Scotland, explores the development, impact and challenges of personalisation in the...
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Duration 12 hours
Updated 04 Mar 2016
Care can make deep inroads into personal lives and life narratives, so it is essential that care workers are sensitive to this and provide...
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Change your life with a qualification
Duration 3600 hours
Updated 28 Oct 2016
Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a statistic we’re proud of – the BA/BSc Open is one of the most...