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Leading, managing, caring free course icon Level

Money & Business 

Leading, managing, caring

This module is designed to appeal to anyone with an interest in caring services in a modern, complex and demanding world. From service users and informal carers, to social workers and clinicians, if people don't work effectively together the quality of services will be undermined. Rooted in the foundations of a caring approach to leadership and management, this module provides tools and insight to understand your role in relation to others. Whether you are managing a large team of people or simply trying to ensure good quality care for yourself or a loved one, this module will help you achieve the best outcomes.

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Extending your contribution to healthcare practice

This online, practice-based module is designed for healthcare assistants working across a range of healthcare settings. In this module, you will explore the opportunities and challenges you may face in promoting healthy lifestyles, in caring for people with acute and long-term conditions, and providing end-of-life care. Investigating a range of case studies will enable you to reflect on your practice and develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to meet patient/service users' needs and enhance your practice. Throughout the module you will apply your learning to practice where your competence will be assessed.

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The caring manager in health and social care free course icon Level

Health, Sports & Psychology 

The caring manager in health and social care

In this free course, The caring manager in health and social care, particular attention will be paid to stress and change, the relationship between stress and organisational change, and the ways in which management can lead with a caring face in the context of ongoing organisational change in health and social care.

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7 hrs
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Carers, COVID-19 and Physical Activity: The Research article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

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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For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists article icon

Health, Sports & Psychology 

For older people, the storms might abate but the harm persists

For older people, the effects of being caught in a natural disaster can remain long after the clear-up teams have moved on. Sue Anne Belle explains why.

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TV, Radio & Events 

DEBATE: Could you be a Personal Assistant?

Do you feel you would be up to the job? Or do you feel you would be unable to step up to the task?

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DEBATE: He who pays the piper calls the tune? activity icon

TV, Radio & Events 

DEBATE: He who pays the piper calls the tune?

Is it the case that when you are paying and selecting support services for yourself, that you can ensure better quality and control of what it is you need?

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DEBATE: Social Model of Disability

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

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Social model of disability and the campaign for control

What is the social model for disability? Does the social world exclude those with impairments, leading to disability?

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Health, Sports & Psychology 

Can everyone take control?

Is it possible for everyone with a disability to take control of their care?

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TV, Radio & Events 

DEBATE: Can everyone take control?

Is it possible for everyone to control their own care solutions?

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Wanted: A Very Personal Assistant - Discussion Hub

Is it possible for everyone looking for a carer to take control of this process themselves? Does having the control mean you necessarily get better quality and control of what you need? 

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