Learning and Development is often a huge strategy as part of an organisation, focusing on e-Learning courses for Health and Social Care only forms a small part of this process, this allows them to increase and maintain their overall compliance. Learning and Development within Health and Social Care is often planned to help support busy Health and Social Care workers in their day to day roles.
e-learning courses for Health and Social Care, consist of both mandatory and Continued Personal Development, known as CPD learning. e-Learning courses that are CPD certified and obtain the CPD quality mark, have been certified against universally accepted structured checklist which has been developed by the CPD Certification Service.
How to integrate e-Learning within your Health and Social Care organisation?
Great e-Learning can be accessed and obtained by several providers, depending on which courses you require, and whether they fit in with your organisation’s needs. There are also e-Learning authoring tools, where you can create and adapt your own e-learning courses to suit your own organisations Learning and Development. Most e-learning can be downloaded and completed on the go, but monitoring your staff’s process may become a manual process. If you are a larger scale organisation, utilising a Learning Management System, LMS, will provide you with further tools that will allow you to keep on top of reporting to save time and resource. An LMS can support blended learning and virtual training sessions, providing additional support to Your Health and Social Care organisation.
What type of e-Learning courses should I be looking for in Health and Social Care?
Within Health and Social Care, there are recommended courses that should be a part of your Learning and Development strategy. These e-Learning courses are known as ‘Mandatory Training’, which means workers within Health and Social Care are required to undertake adequate induction training and annual refresher training to ensure they remain up-to-date with regulatory requirements. These training courses commonly include:
- Health and Safety
- Fire Safety
- Equality and Diversity
- Infection Prevention and Control
- Manual Handling
- Food Hygiene and Food Safety Awareness
These e-Learning courses are recommended by the Health and Social Care quality control, to help organisations stay aligned with basic regulatory requirements when on-boarding and training staff. We also recommend that you compile a checklist of all courses needed for your organisation as part of your Learning and Development strategy. In this list you should consider CPD accredited courses to ensure they have passed through and obtained the CPD quality mark.
My Learning Cloud provide over 110 CPD certified courses which are tailored to your Health and Social Care organisation and come as standard on all our Learning Management Systems.
If you’d like more information about improving Learning and Development within your Health and Social Care organisation, please give us a call on 0800 088 6109 or visit our website.