This resource is for anyone interested in induction in social care. You may be about to enter the sector, or you may be a trainer or a manager overseeing induction .You may be a service user or carer with an interest in the quality of care. This resource provides an explanation of the Common Induction Standards produced by Skills for Care.
Communication resources and services
Part of Co-production
This video describes the range of arrangements that social work education courses need to make around access, payment and support to ensure that service users and carers can participate fully.
Part of Dementia
This short introduction to using information and communication technology (ICT) in activities for people with dementia is aimed at managers and staff in the care sector. It includes using computers, the internet, digital media such as audio, video and games technologies and radio and television. Contents includes: the benefits and challenges of using ICT in dementia support, ICT in reminiscence and life story activities, in creative and entertainment activities and for keeping in touch. It is written in plain language to be accessible to those without technical knowledge.
This film shows how services and outcomes can be improved for people with challenging behaviour and learning disabilities. This can be done through more informed working practices.
The film examines working with black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in delivering personalisation.
A guide for commissioners on how to manage short-notice and unplanned closures of care homes
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.
The video looks at the experiences of Scott, a man with autism and learning disabilities, and Marie, a professor with Asperger's syndrome.
Safeguarding through increased awareness and good communication both in residential and community care.
The film focuses on the personal story of Philip who suffered abuse in the family home for many years. Since he spoke out about the abuse, Philip has been supported to live a full and independent life.