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These resources have been developed to help you develop your wider personal development needs beyond purely academic, technical and vocational knowledge and skills.

Awareness Event Calendar 2024

Use this calendar to help develop your awareness of some of the many EDI, ESDGC, Health & Well-being, and Safeguarding events held throughout 2024

Digital Learning and Skills

Use these resources to help develop your knowledge and use of Information Computer Technology (ICT).

Digital Skills:

The Essential Digital Skills Framework has been designed to ensure you develop 5 categories of essential digital skills for life and work. These are communicating, handling information and content, transacting, problem solving and being safe and legal online.

The course below from the Open University covers all the areas of the framework. Depending on your needs either explore the entire course or focus on the individual category links which are referenced to the framework.

Everyday computer skills: a beginner’s guide to computers, tablets, mobile phones and accessibility

If you would like to view the individual lessons in ‘bite-sized content’, you can view and/or copy the individual lessons on the links below:

Access Lesson 1: Getting started with using ICT

Access Lesson 2: Communicating using ICT

Access Lesson 3: Problem solving using the internet

Access Lesson 4: Keeping your information safe online

Access Lesson 5: Making internet transactions

Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC)

Use these resources to help develop your awareness of Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship (ESDGC).

Safeguarding

Use these resources to help develop your understanding of Safeguarding, including how to stay safe online and how to live free from abuse, harm and neglect.

British Values

Use these resources to help develop your understanding of the fundamental British values of democracy, individual liberty, the rule of the law and mutual respect and tolerance.

Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion

Use these resources to help develop your understanding of how people can thrive together, understanding that difference is a positive, not a negative, and that individual characteristics make people unique.

Personal Effectiveness

Use these resources to help develop your character, positive personal traits, dispositions, and virtues to motivate your conduct so you reflect wisely, learn eagerly, behave with integrity, and co-operate well with other people.

Mental Health and Well-being

Use these resources to help develop your confidence, resilience, and knowledge so you can keep yourself mentally healthy and develop the skills to maintain a good work/life balance.

Building your own resilience, health and well-being

A practical guide for Health and Social Care workers to help build resilience, health and wellbeing

5 steps to mental wellbeing

A quick guide to help improve mental health and wellbeing

Building Self-Confidence and Preparing Yourself for Success

A quick guide to help develop more self-confidence

Developing a Personal SWOT Analysis to Make the Most of Your Talents and Opportunities

A quick guide to help you focus on your strengths, minimize your weaknesses, and take advantage of opportunities available to you

Setting and Achieving Your Goals in Life and Work

A quick guide in setting and achieving your goals

Motivating Yourself

A quick guide to understanding how to motivate yourself

Better Time Management by using To-Do Lists

A quick guide to help you improve your time management by using a to-do list

Better Time Management by using Activity Logs

A quick guide to help you improve your time management by using activity logs

Building Good Working Relationships

A quick guide to building healthy working relationships

Developing your Emotional Intelligence (EI)

A quick guide to help you relate well to others and achieve goals using Emotional Intelligence

Developing your Self-Awareness

A quick guide to help you look inward, think deeply about your behaviour, and consider how it aligns with your moral standards and values

Managing your Emotions at Work

A quick guide to help identify and overcome negative emotions at work

Taking the Positive from Negative Feedback

A quick guide to help you take the positive from negative feedback at work

Resolving Workplace Conflict

A quick guide to help you identify the types of conflict, what causes them and ways to reach a positive outcome

Health and Well-being

Use these resources to help develop your understanding of the importance of health and well-being and how to keep physically healthy and maintain an active lifestyle.

Healthy Relationships and Sexual Education

Use these resources to develop an understanding of healthy relationships through appropriate relationship and sex education advice and guidance.

Health and Social Care Careers Guidance

Use these resources to help develop your wider experience of Health and Social Care and the options available to you.

Careers in Health and Social Care

Careers in Health and Social Care is a website developed by t2 group that is aimed at providing impartial careers advice and guidance in the Health and Social Care sector - Careers in Health and Social Care

Creating a safeguarding culture

A quick guide for registered managers on how to safeguard adults in care homes

Promoting positive mental wellbeing for older people

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes

Recognising and responding to domestic violence and abuse

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes

Enabling positive lives for autistic adults

A quick guide for social care workers

Helping to prevent winter deaths and illness associated with cold homes

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes

Assessment and diagnosis of autism: what to expect

A quick guide for young people and their families

Reducing the risk of violent and aggressive behaviours

A quick guide for managers of health services for young people

Evidence for strengths and asset-based outcomes

A quick guide for social workers

Giving medicines covertly

A quick guide for social workers

Improving young people’s experiences in transition to and from inpatient mental health settings

A quick guide for mental health practitioners supporting young people

Person-centred future planning

A quick guide for practitioners supporting people growing older with learning disabilities

Helping to prevent pressure ulcers

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes to prevent pressure ulcers

Dementia: discussing and planning support after diagnosis

A quick guide for people with dementia and their family and carers following diagnosis

Promoting independence through intermediate care

A quick guide for staff delivering intermediate care services to help promote independence

Effective record keeping and ordering of medicines

A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support about effective record keeping and ordering of medicines

Helping to prevent infection

A quick guide for managers and care homes on preventing infection

Discussing and planning medicines support

A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support

Moving between hospital and home

A quick guide for registered managers of care homes and home care about individuals moving between hospital and home

Recognising and preventing delirium

A quick guide for care home managers and care staff to recognise and prevent delirium within those living in a care facility

Improving oral health for adults in care homes

A quick guide for care home managers to help improve oral health in adults who live in care homes

Leadership and Management

Use these resources for additional learning on the development of leadership and management skills to succeed in becoming an effective manager in Health and Social Care.

Unlike the other resources on this page these resources are ILM Workbooks which are not in ‘bite-size’ content so you may need to focus on more specific areas contained within them.

Leadership Skills:
  • Self-awareness ILM workbook
  • Self-awareness (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Managing inclusively ILM workbook
  • Leading people (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Leading people ILM workbook
Team management:
  • Building relationships ILM workbook
  • Building relationships (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Managing collaboration ILM workbook
  • Managing people (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Managing people ILM workbook
  • Managing negotiations ILM workbook
  • Managing relationships at work ILM workbook
  • Managing staff development ILM workbook
  • Managing staff performance ILM workbook
  • Managing team conflict ILM workbook
Finance:
  • Finance (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Finance ILM workbook
  • Managing budgets ILM workbook
Strategy tools:
  • Managing risk ILM workbook
Problem solving/decision making:
  • Managing customer complaints ILM workbook
  • Problem solving and decision making ILM workbook
  • Problem solving and decision making (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Business improvement ILM workbook
Project management:
  • Managing projects (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Managing projects ILM workbook
  • Operational management (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Operational management ILM workbook
  • Managing change ILM workbook
Time management, stress management, communication skills:
  • Communication ILM workbook
  • Communication (advanced) ILM workbook
  • Delivering presentations ILM workbook
  • Managing meetings ILM workbook
Creativity tools, learning skills, career skills:
  • Managing yourself ILM workbook
  • Managing yourself (advanced) ILM workbook

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