Health and Social Care

At UK Online Training we offer a range of different online health and social care courses to suit different requirements and working environments.

Each of our health and social care courses is approved by CPD.

These online courses are aimed at anyone working in the health or social care sectors.

We have online courses that will help health workers and care staff to be more aware of mental health issues, people with learning difficulties such as autism and to become more aware of health conditions such as diabetes and stroke.

Other health and social care courses include duty of care, nutrition and hydration, and dignity and privacy in care.

Employers have responsibility for ensuring that staff receive the appropriate training in the health and social care sectors in order to provide patients and the vulnerable people in their care with dignity and the best level of care possible.

Each of our health and social care courses can be completed 100% online at a time to suit you and you can study them at your own pace.

You can learn on any device such as your PC/Laptop, mobile phone or tablet, and therefore be able study anywhere that is convenient for you.

Most people complete our short online courses in just over an hour in total.

Complete the training on the same day, or spread it out over a few days to fit in with your busy lifestyle.

Once you have completed an online health and social care course, you will receive your certificate of completion on the same day.

Interested in completing other online training courses with us?

Then visit our main course page to view all of the online courses we have to offer.

Your personal development

Your Personal Development – This personal development course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure continued improvement, communication, feedback and much more.

Understanding your Role in Care

This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.

Sharps awareness training online

This course is aimed at anyone who may come into contact with sharps waste whilst performing their day to day working activities. This ranges from people working in healthcare to those in waste disposal with a wide range of other occupations included too. Knowledge of the dangers associated with sharps, safe handling techniques and use of appropriate PPE will help you to protect yourself from the dangers.

Positive handling in schools

This course will start by looking at some examples and statistics which highlight the seriousness and extent of aggressive pupil behaviour, it will then go on to explain how you can identify the stages of aggression and provide some tips on how you could de-escalate a pupil before they lash out.

Person centred care training

This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. It starts by explaining what we mean by person centred care and where this term originated. It then goes on to analyse the values represented by person centred care and explains why care should be as much as possible tailored to each service user.

Learning Disability Awareness

This course will start by giving you an overview of some of the common types and causes of learning disabilities and how they affect people. It will touch on how a person centred approach to care will get the best results and look at how management must perform, and at the needs of the individual. It will also discuss overcoming the stigma attached to learning disabilities and much more.

Safe handling of medicines

This Introduction to the Safe Handling of Medicines course will start by explaining the key terminology used when handling medicines. It then goes into detail about the roles of the people involved, some of the different groups of medicines, providing different levels of support to patients, infection control, label interpretation and much more.

Early years foundation stage course

This course aims to provide a gentle introduction to the expectations of the Early Years Foundation Stage and it can also act as a refresher for those wanting to update their knowledge. It will introduce you to some of the key documents and legislation that relate to Early Years providers, the process for registering with Ofsted and the various policies and procedures that need to be in place.

Handling information in care settings

This course provides an introduction to the concept of handling information in care settings. At the end of the course you will understand the need for secure handling of information and you will know how to access support if you have any questions regarding access to information.