South West Skills Academy have recently publicised a selection of fully funded flexible learning courses for the care sector. The courses take 6-12 weeks to complete, and are carried out online or through paper-based materials. They cover topics such as:
health conditions – mental health, dementia, diabetes, learning difficulties, autism
behind-the-scenes skills – business administration, customer service, challenging behaviour, equality and diversity
general care setting skills – dignity and safeguarding, falls prevention, infection control, nutrition
Given the current situation around the Corona virus, please check with individual organisers regarding events listed in these pages, to ensure that they are going ahead, before you travel.
Also, please bear in mind the advice not to attend if you feel unwell, or have a temperature, or have been in contact with anyone with the virus.