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  • Family Fortunes: Could you help a family in crisis?

    Families need support for different reasons - and families may need differing approaches to the same challenges....

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Jan 2017

  • Family Fortunes: Could you help a family in crisis?

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Jan 2017
    Families need support for different reasons - and families may need differing approaches to the same challenges. How well can you connect families and...
  • Caring for adults

    This course will help you to develop a better understanding of some of the key issues that relate to being a...

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    Updated on:

    19 Jul 2016

  • Caring for adults

    Free Course Free Course Featuring: Video Video
    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 unpaid role.
  • We might end up being looked after by robots. How do we prepare for that? Creative commons image Icon RIKEN-TRI Collaboration Center for Human-Interactive Robot Research under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    We might end up being looked after by robots. How do we prepare for that?

    By Geoff Watts

    As old age approaches, Geoff Watts confronts an inevitable future in the care of robots. But that doesn’t mean he...

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    15 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2016

  • We might end up being looked after by robots. How do we prepare for that?

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    We might end up being looked after by robots. How do we prepare for that? Creative commons image Icon RIKEN-TRI Collaboration Center for Human-Interactive Robot Research under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 27 Apr 2016
    As old age approaches, Geoff Watts confronts an inevitable future in the care of robots. But that doesn’t mean he likes it.
  • Should the NHS try a Dutch model for social care? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Lisa F. Young | Dreamstime.com

    Should the NHS try a Dutch model for social care?

    By Dr Elizabeth Cotton

    By adopting the approach used in the Netherlands, the NHS could cut costs but maintain quality, suggests Dr Elizabeth...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Aug 2015

  • Should the NHS try a Dutch model for social care?

    Should the NHS try a Dutch model for social care? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Lisa F. Young | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Aug 2015
    By adopting the approach used in the Netherlands, the NHS could cut costs but maintain quality, suggests Dr Elizabeth Cotton.
  • Can charities scale up to provide health and social services? Creative commons image Icon NHS Confederation under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Can charities scale up to provide health and social services?

    By Dr Elizabeth Cotton

    If charities are to deliver more health and social services they’ll need to become better organisations, says Dr...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Jul 2015

  • Can charities scale up to provide health and social services?

    Can charities scale up to provide health and social services? Creative commons image Icon NHS Confederation under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 17 Jul 2015
    If charities are to deliver more health and social services they’ll need to become better organisations, says Dr Elizabeth Cotton
  • Budget 2015: The Experts Respond Creative commons image Icon markhillary under CC-BY under Creative-Commons license

    Budget 2015: The Experts Respond

    A range of reactions to George Osborne's Summer 2015 budget, ranging from the impact on adoption, through defence, to...

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    15 mins

    Updated on:

    09 Jul 2015

  • Budget 2015: The Experts Respond

    Budget 2015: The Experts Respond Creative commons image Icon markhillary under CC-BY under Creative-Commons license
    Duration 15 mins Updated 09 Jul 2015
    A range of reactions to George Osborne's Summer 2015 budget, ranging from the impact on adoption, through defence, to questions of work, tax and welfare.
  • OU on the BBC- Wanted: A Very Personal Assistant Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC

    OU on the BBC- Wanted: A Very Personal Assistant

    Life with a disability can be one challenge after another. Finding the right carer can open up a world of possibilities.

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    TV Programme

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 Jul 2015

  • OU on the BBC- Wanted: A Very Personal Assistant

    OU on the BBC- Wanted: A Very Personal Assistant Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The BBC
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 Jul 2015
    Life with a disability can be one challenge after another. Finding the right carer can open up a world of possibilities.
  • Why your health care could depend on Creative commons image Icon NI Executive under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license

    Why your health care could depend on "benefit scroungers"

    By Dr Elizabeth Cotton

    Some of the people decried as benefit scroungers are actually working hard to deliver health care to you and the...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Jul 2015

  • Why your health care could depend on "benefit scroungers"

    Why your health care could depend on Creative commons image Icon NI Executive under CC-BY licence under Creative-Commons license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 03 Jul 2015
    Some of the people decried as benefit scroungers are actually working hard to deliver health care to you and the people you care about, explains Dr Elizabeth...
  • Improving the everyday lives of carers

    By Dr Verina Waights

    Many carers feel undervalued by society and that they are having to ‘go it alone’. The European Funded DISCOVER...

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Jun 2015

  • Improving the everyday lives of carers

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Jun 2015
    Many carers feel undervalued by society and that they are having to ‘go it alone’. The European Funded DISCOVER project, which included a team from the Open...
  • DEBATE: Social Model of Disability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com

    DEBATE: Social Model of Disability

    What is the social model of disability? Does the social world exclude disabled people?

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    07 May 2015

  • DEBATE: Social Model of Disability

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    DEBATE: Social Model of Disability Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Brad Calkins | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 07 May 2015
    What is the social model of disability? Does the social world exclude disabled people?

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  • Work and mental health

    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those with mental health problems, most people with these difficulties...

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    5 hours

    Level: 2 Intermediate

    Updated on:

    17 Feb 2017

  • Work and mental health

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    Work and mental health Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: iStock
    Intermediate level Duration 5 hours Updated 17 Feb 2017
    Although being at work during periods of mental illness can be difficult for those...
  • An introduction to social work

    Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice?...

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    15 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    26 Feb 2016

  • An introduction to social work

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    An introduction to social work Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Used with permission
    Introductory level Duration 15 hours Updated 26 Feb 2016
    Do you want to learn more about the social work role and develop your...
  • An introduction to social work in Wales

    Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work but, as the term suggests, social work is not only about individual...

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    10 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    12 Feb 2016

  • An introduction to social work in Wales

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    An introduction to social work in Wales
    Introductory level Duration 10 hours Updated 12 Feb 2016
    Respecting the individuality of each person is a central value of social work but,...
  • Social care in the community

    Social care involves the challenge of supporting people who, for a variety of reasons, are unable to function without assistance or supervision....

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    3 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    23 Oct 2015

  • Social care in the community

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    Social care in the community
    Introductory level Duration 3 hours Updated 23 Oct 2015
    Social care involves the challenge of supporting people who, for a variety of...
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