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
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Part of Co-production
This video for social work educators and staff and people who use services looks at the practical arrangements that need to be made around accessibility, support and payments to ensure that users and carers can participate in social work education and be rewarded for their input.
This film for social care staff and managers looks at how services can be improved for people with behaviours that challenge. It explores a key factor to avoiding or reducing the challenging behaviour of people with learning disabilities; the people who support them need to provide better communication.
Part of Personalisation
This video for health and social care commissioners and staff looks at Oldham’s Link Service, which offers advice, guidance and support to people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities who use services. Highlights importance of communication in understanding cultural and religious needs of BME communities.
Part of e-Learning courses
This e-learning module aims to promote greater confidence in communicating with family members about issues of parental mental health and child welfare. It highlights the importance of communicating sensitively and provides practice examples and communication strategies that can be used to talk to parents about their mental health; to children about their parents' mental health and what that means for them; and to help family members talk to each other.
A guide for commissioners on how to manage short-notice and unplanned closures of care homes
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.
In this training video, co-produced with National Autistic Society and Research Autism, we see how Scott, a man with autism and learning disabilities, and Marie, a professor with Asperger’s Syndrome, learn to make sense of society, with the support of colleagues and family members.
This video shows how good communication with older people can improve safeguarding. In residential care it is important that staff take the time to talk to residents and to listen to their concerns. Two community projects demonstrate how people are encouraged to look out for each other and to report any concerns.
The video focuses on Philip who suffered physical, financial and emotional abuse in the family home for many years. He has learning disabilities and cerebral palsy. When Philip finally disclosed the abuse, he was supported to leave the family home. He now lives a full and independent life.
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