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COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice article icon

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COVID-19: Social work and social care - learning to help you in practice

If you're returning to social work or social care practice, or want more knowledge and support to help you in a new setting working with those impacted by COVID-19, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh your knowledge and skills.

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COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice article icon

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COVID-19 nursing and healthcare: learning to help you in practice

If you're returning to practice to support the NHS, NHS in Scotland, NHS Wales or Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland, OpenLearn has a range of free courses available for you to refresh your knowledge and skills.

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Beyond belief: talking to the dead

Are paranormal experiences real? Can being 'spiritual' help with the way you feel about death, dying and grief? This film interactive delves into spiritual healing and your views on life after death...

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Death is inevitable: But do you need to plan for it?

For many, this question may at first seem like an odd one. It may be something you have never thought about – thinking about what the end of life may be like. For others, dying may not seem like something you can ‘plan for’, preferring to presume it is down to fate. And you might be wondering why question something you might have very little ...

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Innovation in health and social care: social and historical

This free course, Innovation in health and social care: social and historical, focuses on digital technologies and innovations in health and social care and explores the types of innovations that are available and the impact this has on the individuals using them. You will also gain an insight into the potential advantages and disadvantages of ...

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Rhwyd Gymorth: A allwch chi helpu rhywun mewn angen? activity icon

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Rhwyd Gymorth: A allwch chi helpu rhywun mewn angen?

Bydd pob un ohonom yn wynebu heriau personol, ond a allech chi gael effaith gadarnhaol ar fywyd rhywun? Rhowch gynnig ar ein ‘Rhwyd Gymorth’ i weld a allwch chi helpu pedwar o bobl. 

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Keep me walking: People living with dementia and outdoor environments

What works to keep people living with dementia and their carers engaging with the walks and outdoor environments? A new Parks Trust and Open University initiative finds out...

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Older carers, COVID-19 and physical activity

It is estimated that 23% of adults aged 65 years and over provide unpaid care - how much has this increased since the corona virus outbreak? This article explores...

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Young carers, COVID-19 and physical activity

What were some of the big issues for young carers during the lockdown brought on by the coronavirus pandemic? This article explores...

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Carers, COVID-19 and Physical Activity: The Research

This article provides outlines an Open University study around carers and their relationship with physical activity during the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Caring for adults

Caring for adults is an introductory course for anyone in a caring role, either paid or unpaid. It builds on what you already know to give you a better understanding of your role as a carer. It also supports your own well-being by giving you some ideas and information about looking after yourself and dealing with stress.

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15 hrs
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Gofalu am oedolion

Mae gofalu am oedolion yn gwrs rhagarweiniol i unrhyw un sydd â rôl ofalgar, naill ai'n daladwy neu'n ddi-dāl. Mae'n adeiladu ar yr hyn yr ydych eisoes yn ei wybod i roi gwell dealltwriaeth i chi o'ch rôl fel gofalwr. Mae hefyd yn cefnogi'ch lles eich hun trwy roi syniadau a gwybodaeth i chi am ofalu amdanoch eich hun a delio â straen.

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15 hrs