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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

    Caring Counts in the Workplace (a reflection and planning course for managers and policy makers) is a new version of the original course Caring Counts: a self-reflection and planning course for carers. It has been adapted by The Open University in Scotland for managers and policy makers and is aimed at supporting carers in the workforce. We have developed this in collaboration with the Equal Partners in Care project (Scottish Social Services Council and NHS Education for Scotland) and with Carers Scotland.

  • Caring for adults
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Caring for adults

    This is a version of the OU Social Partnerships Network course 'Caring for Adults' for Wales.

  • 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.

  • Gofalu am oedolion
    0LEVEL
    Social care 

    Gofalu am oedolion

    Dyma fersiwn Gymraeg cwrs Rhwydwaith Partneriaethau Cymdeithasol yr UD, 'Gofalu am Oedolion' ('Caring for Adults').

  • 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.

  • Number skills
    0LEVEL
    Maths and statistics 

    Number skills

    This module is being developed to facilitate the acquisition of number skills for prospective candidates wishing to enter Health and Social Care Programmes.

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

    Parkinson's: Managing Bone Health and Fracture Risk

    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.

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