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  • An introduction to social work
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    An introduction to social work

    This short course will introduce you to the social work role and develop your understanding of some of the theory associated with social work practice.

  • Caring Counts: a self-reflection and planning course for carers
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Caring Counts: a self-reflection and planning course for carers

    This course was developed with and for carers. It will help you gain a clearer understanding of who you are, identify your personal qualities and recognise the range of skills and abilities you’ve developed from your personal experiences and whilst caring. It will also help you to look forward, to think about what you’d like to do now or in the future and to make plans that will help you get where you hope to be.

  • Caring counts in the workplace
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Caring counts in the workplace

    This course was developed with and for carers. It will help you gain a clearer understanding of who you are, identify your personal qualities and recognise the range of skills and abilities you’ve developed from your personal experiences and whilst caring. It will also help you to look forward, to think about what you’d like to do now or in the future and to make plans that will help you get where you hope to be.

  • Caring for adults
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Caring for adults

    SPN course Caring for adults is a course for carers, paid or unpaid, which looks at aspects of caring for adults in a range of settings including residential care, community and family caring.

  • Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol

    Bydd y cwrs byr hwn yn eich cyflwyno i waith cymdeithasol ac yn datblygu eich dealltwriaeth o rai o’r damcaniaethau sy’n gysylltiedig ag ymarfer gwaith cymdeithasol.

  • Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol yng Nghymru
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol yng Nghymru

    Mae parchu hunaniaeth pob person yn un o werthoedd canolog gwaith cymdeithasol ond, fel y mae'r term yn awgrymu, mae gwaith cymdeithasol yn golygu mwy na safbwyntiau unigol: mae hefyd yn digwydd o fewn cyd-destun cymdeithasol. Mae cymdeithas, demograffi, daearyddiaeth, deddfwriaeth genedlaethol, polisi cenedlaethol ac iaith oll yn chwarae rhan bwysig, ym mywydau defnyddwyr gwasanaethau a gofalwyr ac ymarfer gweithwyr cymdeithasol. Bydd y cwrs hwn yn eich cyflwyno i bwysigrwydd cydnabod bod ymarfer gwaith cymdeithasol yn digwydd mewn cyd-destun. Yn benodol, byddwch yn dysgu beth mae hyn yn ei olygu ar gyfer gwaith cymdeithasol yng Nghymru - yn y cyd-destun Cymreig.

  • Defnyddio gwaith gwirfoddol i gamu ymlaen yn y farchnad swyddi
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Defnyddio gwaith gwirfoddol i gamu ymlaen yn y farchnad swyddi

    Mae'r cwrs hwn yn ystyried sut y gall ymgymryd â gwaith gwirfoddol wella eich cyfleoedd cyflogaeth.

  • Introducing practical healthcare
    0LEVEL
    Health, nursing and medicine 

    Introducing practical healthcare

    SPN course Introducing practical healthcare is a short course which introduces the basic healthcare assistant role and healthcare practice. The course covers the healthcare assistant role, working with patients and colleagues, healthcare practice and duty of care.

  • Introduction to social work in Wales
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    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 perspectives: it also takes place in a social context. Society, demography, geography, national legislation, national policy, and language all play an important part, both in the lives of service users and carers and in the practice of social work practitioners. This course will introduce you to the importance of recognising that social work practice happens in context. In particular, you will learn about what this means for social work in Wales – in the Welsh context.

  • Parkinson's: Managing Bone Health and Fracture Risk - advance enrolment
    2LEVEL
    Health, nursing and medicine 

    Parkinson's: Managing Bone Health and Fracture Risk - advance enrolment

    This course has been designed for professionals, such as Parkinson’s specialist nurses and other clinicians, who provide clinical input for people with Parkinson’s in outpatient and inpatient settings. Its purpose is to enhance your understanding and recognition of bone health issues in Parkinson’s and to guide you in assessing and managing the increased fracture risks associated with the condition. It aims to improve your confidence in identifying factors which impact on falls risk, to teach you about the structure and metabolism of bone, to explain the reasons why bone may be more vulnerable to fracture in Parkinson’s and to outline the options for reducing fracture risk through medication and lifestyle.This course will be available from January 2018.  Please enrol on this course if you wish to be notified when it starts.  To enrol you will first need to create a free Open University account via the “Sign up / Sign in” button near the top right of the page then sign in and click on the “Enrol” button.

  • Parkinson's: managing palliative and end of life care - PILOT
    1LEVEL
    Health, nursing and medicine 

    Parkinson's: managing palliative and end of life care - PILOT

    This course has been designed for professionals, such as Parkinson’s specialist nurses and other clinicians, who work as part of the specialist team during the palliative and end of life phases. It may also be useful for health and social care professionals who already have experience of working with people with Parkinson’s, but wish to enhance their knowledge of palliative and end of life care in Parkinson’s. The purpose of this course is to enhance your understanding of palliative and end of life care in Parkinson’s and to guide you through this journey alongside your client and their carers. It aims to improve the outcomes of this journey for all involved by encouraging early conversations about advance care planning, and the need to make decisions about treatments the client may or may not wish at the end of their life.

  • Parkinson's: managing palliative and end of life care - pre-enrolment
    1LEVEL
    Health, nursing and medicine 

    Parkinson's: managing palliative and end of life care - pre-enrolment

    This course has been designed for professionals, such as Parkinson’s specialist nurses and other clinicians, who work as part of the specialist team during the palliative and end of life phases. It may also be useful for health and social care professionals who already have experience of working with people with Parkinson’s, but wish to enhance their knowledge of palliative and end of life care in Parkinson’s.

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