Video for health and care home managers and staff shows how care homes support their staff after the death of a resident. When a resident dies, there is a staff team meeting where people can speak openly about their feelings. Staff are helped to come to terms with the loss of people that they have cared for.
Care workers resources and services
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This film for care workers who come into contact with gypsy travellers introduces Henry Chapman, a gypsy who is now a care worker mainly with rural gypsy communities. He helps families with land disputes, eviction and health issues. He talks about how his background brings empathy and understanding to his work.
This video for care managers and staff highlights two services which support people to die at home – one is in Lancashire and the other is a service for the Bangladeshi and Bengali communities in London.
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 transgender people: people with mental health needs: Alison's story
Part of LGBTQI+ video stories
In this film for adult social services and health and social care commissioners and staff, we meet Alison, a lesbian with physical disabilities and mental health needs. We learn that training is key to enable good service provision and for social workers to feel confident in providing support for LGBT individuals.
This film for social care staff shows a social worker supporting a young man with autism with his transition to adult services, and a care worker in a day setting, discussing effective support for people with autism.
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.
Part of e-Learning courses
One of a series of e-learning resources which explore the nature of managing risk and minimising restraint when working with older people in care homes. This resource explores how to create a positive culture of care to lessen the likelihood of care staff needing to use restraint; the benefits of providing learning and development opportunities that help promote a learning culture and support better decision-making about restraint; and how developing a positive physical care environment can help reduce the need for restraint. It is particularly suitable for managers and senior staff. The resource contains audio.
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.
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