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We provide accredited online social care courses for care providers who need to achieve and demonstrate staff training compliance. Our social care training courses are easy to use and we provide an effective online learning platform that enables the delivery, administration, tracking and reporting of our online courses.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Supervision

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to introduce your staff to the topic of supervision. The course identifies the ground rules for supervision; explores the importance of good supervision and the role and responsibilities of the supervisor and supervisee. The barriers to supervision will be considered and how they can be overcome. The course ends with an exploration of the role of reflective practice within the supervision process.

  • Fire Safety

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to enhance knowledge about fire safety in the workplace. It explores: the risks that staff should be aware of; how to prevent fires from starting and spreading; the correct fire extinguishers for different types of fires; the importance of ensuring that clear evacuation routes are maintained; and what to do in the event of a fire.

  • First Aid

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course with videos showing real-life scenarios aims to refresh and enhance your knowledge and understanding of first aid. The course begins with an explanation of the role and responsibilities of an emergency first aider. You will learn how to assess an incident and how to manage a range of first aid emergencies including an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally; an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally; assisting a casualty who is choking; wounded and bleeding or in shock.

  • Food Hygiene

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course with real life video scenarios aims to develop your knowledge and understanding of Food Safety requirements. It explores: the importance of food safety measures when providing food and drink; how hygiene can be maintained when handling; preparing and serving food and drink; safety requirements when clearing away and storing food and drink; how to obtain advice or support if there are concerns about food safety.

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Stage 1)

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course introduces you to the principles of the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The course explains: what the GDPR is and how it relates to the new Data Protection Act 2018 and why there is a need for the new regulations; the rights an individual has under the GDPR; how this relates to individuals in health and social care; some of the additional requirements under the GDPR; including the Data Protection Officer (DPO); the additional requirements for obtaining consent; privacy and breach notifications; and the sanctions that can be imposed under the GDPR.

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) (Stage 2)

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This course is a continuation of GDPR Stage 1; aimed at managers; seniors; and other staff in health and social care organisations who have a responsibility for managing data processing systems. The course explains: the six lawful bases for processing personal data and what you need to document and how to comply with the GDPR requirements; understand Data Protection Impact Assessments and Data Protection Officer role; the principles of accountability; the requirement for contracts between controllers and processors; documentation requirements; privacy by design; data breaches; additional requirements for processing personal data about children.

  • Health and Safety

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to refresh and enhance your knowledge about Health and Safety in the workplace. The course begins by introducing you to your legal responsibilities for health and safety in the work place including risk assessment and the procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illnesses. You will learn how to reduce the spread of infection; the principles of moving and handling equipment and objects safely; how to handle hazardous substances and materials; promote fire safety and implement security measures in the work setting. The course concludes will enabling you to understand and know how to manage your own stress.

  • Information Governance

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    The aim of this interactive course is to provide you with an introduction to Information Governance including the principles of confidentiality; data protection; subject access and freedom of information requests. There are examples of good and poor practice in record keeping and how to obtain further information and support to ensure staff are familiar with their role and responsibilities for good Information Governance.

  • Infection Control

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course with videos demonstrating practical guidance aims to introduce you to the topic of infection prevention and control. Your staff will explore the chain of infection and how to break links in the chain and the systems and procedures that support the prevention and control of infection. The course outlines legislations and regulations including risk assessment and your staff’s role and responsibilities for infection control.

  • Learning Disabilities

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to provide an introduction to Learning Disabilities and raise awareness and develop understanding. The course explores: the meaning of learning disabilities; the criteria used to diagnose a learning disability; how they may be caused; the barriers to communication individuals may face; enable staff to promote effective communication.

  • Manual Handling of Objects

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course with videos and pictures demonstrating practical guidance aims to introduce staff to be able to move and handle objects safely.

  • Medication Safety

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course with videos demonstrating practical guidance aims to introduce and enhance your knowledge and understanding on administering medication safely. This course: introduces the common abbreviations used in the administration of medication; how to perform simple drug calculations; the legislation and regulations relevant to medication administration; how medication should be stored; administered and disposed of; the routes of medication administration; the purpose of 15 groups of medication; how to identify and respond to allergic reactions and anaphylaxis shock.

  • Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to introduce your staff to the topic of the Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS).

  • Mental Health

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to introduce your staff to mental health problems. The course: introduces the psychiatric classification system; and explains its strengths and weaknesses; the different categories of mental ill health; and signs and symptoms of each; examines five different frameworks for explaining mental health problems; helps staff identify indications of mental ill health; examines the impact that mental distress has on the individual and others around them; explains the different support and treatment options; introduces three legislations particularly important when dealing with mental health problems.

  • Moving and Handling

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course with videos demonstrating practical guidance aims to introduce and enhance your staff’s knowledge and understanding of moving and handling. This course: examines the anatomy and physiology of the human body in relation to moving and handling; current legislation and agreed ways of working when moving and positioning individuals including how to minimise risk; how to prepare individuals before moving and positioning; how to move and position an individual safely; when to seek advice from and/or involve others when moving and positioning an individual.

  • Nutrition & Hydration

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course with pictorial content aims to introduce you to the topic of nutrition and hydration in health and social care. It explains: main food groups; sources of essential nutrients; impact of poor diet on health and wellbeing; current national guidance on healthy eating; adaptations; plan and promote an appropriate balanced diet; factors that create barriers to healthy eating; importance of hydration; signs of dehydration; support and promote hydration with individuals; ways to prevent malnutrition; food fortification; appropriate use of nutritional supplements; nutritional screening; implement the actions identified; good practice in monitoring and recording nutrition and hydration needs.

  • Safeguarding Adults

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to develop your staff’s knowledge and understanding of how to safeguard adults with care and support needs. The course explains: key terms associated with adult safeguarding including the definition of abuse; categories of abuse; signs that may indicate abuse is taking place; guidance if abuse is suspected or has been disclosed; analyse why individuals may be vulnerable to abuse; consider how the likelihood of abuse can be reduced; legislation and policy; whistleblowing; risks associated with online activities and how they can be minimised.

  • Safeguarding Children and Young People

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive course aims to introduce staff to the topic of safeguarding children and young people. This course explains: statutory framework concerning the rights; safeguarding and protection of a child or young person; definitions of safeguarding; protection; child maltreatment; risk factors that can make a child or young person more vulnerable to abuse; types of abuse; signs that may indicate abuse is taking place; what must be done if you suspect a child; young person (met in any circumstances) is being abused or neglected.

  • Anxiety

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    Introduction to Anxiety and the different anxiety diagnoses in health and social care. The course explains: what anxiety is; how prevalent it is; outlines the symptoms and causes of anxiety disorders; other problems that may co-exist; specific diagnoses of anxiety disorders; support and treatment options; help and guidance on how an individual can be supported if they are experiencing an anxiety disorder.

  • Autistic Spectrum Conditions

    Online Course | Careskills Academy Limited

    Careskills Academy Limited

    This interactive with video & pictorial content course aims to introduce your staff to Autistic Spectrum Conditions. The course describes what an autistic spectrum condition is and how an individual may be affected by the condition. The course outlines different ways of working with an individual with an autistic spectrum condition; including how to adapt the environment; how to use visual aids and how to plan for change.

Careskills Academy Limited
Comer Building 3, North London Business Centre, Oakleigh Road South
London
N11 1GN

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