Planning for dementia learning in residential and care homes

Wendy Perry Developing an organisational learning programme for dementia care can be a massive task. Social care workers who are supporting people with dementia and their families need ... Continue Reading →

Free resources to support workplace learning

In today’s rapidly changing world of work, learning is no longer a one-off exercise we do when gaining a qualification. More and more, we are expected to be able to adapt and take ... Continue Reading →

Certificate for Work Readiness (CWR)

The Certificate of Work Readiness (CWR) is designed for young people who are ready for work but who need some guided support. The CWR involves employers assessing ‘real life’ ... Continue Reading →

Training support for Scotland’s social service workforce

Nearly 100 groups to benefit from £966,000 third-sector skills development fund. Funding of more than £950,000 is being allocated to help Scotland’s care providers to meet their ... Continue Reading →

Learning – it can be a balancing act

Training and learning is essential for the worker learning, the service and the people using the service.  Alan Laughland, a social worker at Edinburgh City Council’s Access Point ... Continue Reading →