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How can Adult Carers get the best support during Covid-19 pandemic and beyond? article icon

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How can Adult Carers get the best support during Covid-19 pandemic and beyond?

We've come to really appreciate the value of carers during lockdown, but what can we do to ensure that carers receive support and information? The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence standard guidelines are a good starting point...

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The effects of self-isolation and lack of physical activity on carers article icon

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The effects of self-isolation and lack of physical activity on carers

During the Covid-19 pandemic, carers have had even less time to exercise. This article based on Open University research explores the full impact.

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Perspectives on social work: individual stories free course icon Level

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Perspectives on social work: individual stories

In this series of four interviews you will watch a service user, a carer, a social worker and a social work manager talking about their different experiences. The interviews will illustrate the importance of listening to people’s stories, the importance of relationship in social work practice, and the importance of the context in which social ...

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2 hrs
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Cyflwyniad i waith cymdeithasol yng Nghymru free course icon Level

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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 ...

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Storïau unigol: safbwyntiau ar waith cymdeithasol free course icon Level

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Storïau unigol: safbwyntiau ar waith cymdeithasol

Yn y gyfres hon o bedwar cyfweliad, byddwch yn gwylio defnyddiwr gwasanaeth, gofalwr, gweithiwr cymdeithasol a rheolwr gwaith cymdeithasol yn siarad am eu profiadau gwahanol. Bydd y cyfweliadau'n dangos pwysigrwydd gwrando ar storïau pobl, pwysigrwydd cydberthnasau mewn ymarfer gwaith cymdeithasol a phwysigrwydd cyd-destun yr ymarfer gwaith ...

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Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru free course icon Level

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Beth amdana i? Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru

Cwrs datblygiad personol ar gyfer gofalwyr yng Nghymru yw hwn. Bydd yn eich helpu i nodi a myfyrio ar eich profiadau, eich diddordebau a'ch sgiliau a'ch dyheadau ar gyfer y dyfodol. Byddwch hefyd yn cael y cyfle i ddatblygu cynllun gweithredu personol i'w roi ar waith ar ôl i'r cwrs ddod i ben. Mae'r cwrs, a ddatblygwyd gan Y Brifysgol Agored ...

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What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales free course icon Level

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What about me? A personal development course for carers in Wales

This is a personal development course for carers in Wales. It will help you to identify and reflect on your experiences, interests, skills and your future aspirations. You will also have the opportunity to develop a personal action plan to take forward beyond the course. Developed by The Open University in Wales and Carers Trust Wales, it is ...

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5 hrs
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An overview of wound care

This information is a review of wound care. It contains information to help you feel more confident in supporting people managing in their needs and rehabilitation. As with all clinical information, you should seek out and follow local policy.

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Introducing social work: a starter kit free course icon Level

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Introducing social work: a starter kit

This free course, Introducing social work: a starter kit, provides a glimpse into some of the things that social workers do and looks at why and how social work is done. The course is designed for people who might be interested in and curious about social work practice. It will also be a useful initial resource for those who may be thinking ...

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12 hrs
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Coronavirus: Dealing with Death, Dying and Grief article icon

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Coronavirus: Dealing with Death, Dying and Grief

The coronavirus pandemic has lead to many people across the globe facing bereavement and grief. We've pulled together some FREE resources to offer advice or comfort in these times.

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Supporting and developing resilience in social work

What does it take to become a resilient practitioner in social work? This free course, Supporting and developing resilience in social work, will guide you through some important concepts. An understanding of ‘emotional resilience’ and ‘professional leadership’ will help to guide you through taking a positive approach to problems that arise in ...

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Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging free course icon Level Badge icon

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Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging

This free course, Exploring learning disabilities: supporting belonging, takes the real-life cases of a number of different people to explore what it is like to have the label ‘learning disability’. The course also considers how it feels to support someone with a learning disability, as a family member, a friend, an advocate or a paid worker...

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24 hrs