Free Care Certificate e-learning programme for health and care workforce

Health Education England e-Learning for Healthcare (HEE e-LfH) is reminding the health and care workforce about the free e-learning programme that supports the theoretical standards of the Care Certificate.

The Care Certificate is an identified set of standards that the health and care workforce adhere to in their daily working life. The Care Certificate was developed to provide structured and consistent learning to ensure that care workers have the same introductory skills, knowledge and behaviours to provide compassionate, safe, quality care and support.

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Centre for Welfare Reform: A New Way Home

Officially the UK Government recognises that people with disabilities should not be forced into institutions. However far too many people still remain in institutional care. In particular, many people have been sent hundreds of miles from home and made to live in private hospitals or special units – places that are associated with increased levels of abuse, isolation and oppression.

The guide is for people, families and for those professionals who seek to work in genuine partnership with them. All the ideas and examples are based on real people and the collaborative work of helping people overcome the barriers that people face as they try to build the lives they deserve.