The story of a service user turned care worker and how he draws on his own experience in his work with a gypsy traveller support group.
Care workers resources and services
This film looks at services that enable people to die at home and includes interviews with care professionals who work in people's homes at the end of their lives.
Part of Reablement
This At a glance briefing summarises research and practice evidence about reablement. It explains how to move from a traditional home care service to a new reablement service.
This introduction focuses on learning via the internet, often called online learning and is written specifically for small to medium sized organisations and businesses in the care sector. It is a useful resource for those who are new to elearning, as well as those who have some experience already.
Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people: people with mental health needs: Alison’s story
A film that looks at multiple support needs and sexuality.
A video which looks at the techniques and skills that care workers and social workers need to support people with autism and help them achieve their goals.
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
A short film depicting scenes in a domestic setting between an older man and his domiciliary care worker. The film introduces the principles of the Mental Capacity Act in relation to a financial decision.
SCIE research briefing 34: communication training for care home workers: outcomes for older people, staff, families and friends
This briefing draws on a range of UK and internationally published research to look at training to improve nursing and residential care workers' communication skills.
A video which explains how care workers can help older people to guard against distraction burglary, bogus callers and rogue traders, and ways they can help older people to remain safe, secure and confident at home.
This report describes a study commissioned by SCIE and jointly funded with the National Knowledge Service. It was carried out by the University of Brighton to explore the feasibility and the appropriateness of digital technologies to support the work of paid carers in residential care homes for older people