Disclaimer

 

Please note that the information on this website is correct at the time of uploading and is meant as guidance only.  Staff should always refer and follow national guidelines and their own organisation's work instructions and policies.

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Moving & Handling

Information on safe moving and handling techniques. 

Also, guidance on using specific  equipment with service users. 

(35 mins)

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Infection Prevention & Control (TURAS)

Resources to support staff working in health and social care around Infection prevention and Control.

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Preparing to Work in Social Care

NHS Scotland Academy has created a learning resource for ‘Preparation for Work in Health and Social Care in Scotland’ to help with immediate winter pressures.

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Personal Care

Information on supporting service users with personal hygiene, catheter and foot care.  

(50 mins)

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Child Protection Awareness

Information on the safe guarding of children, an introduction to GIRFEC and what actions to take if abuse is suspected. 

(15 mins)

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Dementia Informed

Information developed by NHS Education for Scotland, to support staff to improve their dementia awareness, knowledge and skills.

(50 mins)

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Administration of Medicines 

Information on the safe administration of medication, from prescription to administration.

(50 mins)

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Tissue Viability

Information on tissue viability, wounds, prevention and reporting.

(10 mins)

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Outcome Focused Planning and Customer Care

Information on outcome focused support planning and making services person led.

(30 mins)

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PPE

Information on donning & doffing of PPE equipment.

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Adult Support and Protection

Information on what is  harm, the legislation and what to do if abuse is suspected.

(20 mins)

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Health & Safety

Information on health safety, to keep staff safe at work. 

(20 mins)

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Statutory Updates

Information and updates from the SSSC and Care Inspectorate.

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Fire Safety

Information on the  prevention, responsibilities and actions required when dealing with a fire.

(25 mins)

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Epilepsy Awareness

Information on what is epilepsy, dealing with seizures and supporting the casualty. 

(20 mins)

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Management of Aggression

Information on aggression and how to deal with it.

(35 mins)

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Consent and Capacity

Information on consent and capacity, including legislation and guardianship. 

(15 mins)

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Careers in Care

Information and discussion points for those staff new to working in care.  

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Food Safety

Information on good practice in the kitchen, food preparation and minimising the risk of contamination. 

(8 mins)

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Conflict Resolution

Information on Conflict and how to deal with it. 

(20 mins)

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Healthcare Waste

Information on Healthcare waste, the risks and safe disposal- created by NHS Grampian. 

(20 mins)

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Slips, Trips & Falls

Toolbox Talk on slips, trips and falls - created by NHS Grampian.

(5 mins)

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Palliative Care

Information on Palliative Care and how to support individuals approaching the end of their life.

 

(35 mins) 

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Your Wellbeing

Information to support your wellbeing and mental health during COVID-19.

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General Data Protection Regulation

Information and interactive resources to support understanding on General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

 

(45 mins)

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Infection Control

Information on infection control principles to keep us, our colleagues and service users safe.

 

(5 mins)

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