Get connected to e-learning - for social care providers
e-Learning is a general term that covers the use of any sort of information technology (IT) to provide or support learning.
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 e-learning, as well as those who have some experience already.
General term that covers the use of any sort of IT to provide or support learning.
Positive aspects such as flexibility, cost-effectiveness and a pace that suits.
Negative aspects such as isolation and being difficult to review.
Knowing where your staff skills are now, and where they need to be.
Experience in evaluating any type of training will help you evaluate e-learning.
Sources that provide free e-learning that is relevant for social care providers.
- Alzheimers Support, Devizes
- Highbury House Nursing Home, Rottingdean
- Birmingham Disability Resource Centre, Yardley
- Care2Care Services, Sheffield
- Holme Manor Care Home, Rossendale
- Wish, London
- Zoe Farrell, Sara Dunn & Annie Stevenson
Get Connected is funded by the Department of Health through SCIE.