E-learning is simply computer or internet supported learning or training.

As with all training, managers must remember that its their responsibility to ensure that the learning is successfully transferred into practice via observation, assessment and professional discussion in supervision.

Safeguarding adults

Adult safeguarding is about looking out for the people around us and protecting them from harm. Find out about the SCIE e-learning resource for safeguarding adults.

E-learning for healthcare module - dementia

Training programmes using the e-learning route are being developed at a rapid pace as an effective means of learning and development for staff. Increasingly, health and social care training needs overlap and some of the available health modules are available for social care staff to access. Whilst this dementia module is designed with health staff in mind, it nevertheless offers some good learning opportunities for staff. If your employer is registered with NMDS-SC you should be able to access this programme.

Access and register for the dementia course.

Malnutrition and swallowing difficulties

An exciting new e-learning package has been developed to increase awareness and understanding of malnutrition and swallowing difficulties.

The module is for all staff with a responsibility for feeding patients to give the skills needed to understand, prevent and treat these difficulties more effectively.

  • Studies have shown that up to 51% of patients in nursing homes have swallowing difficulties
  • More than three million people in the UK are either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition, most of these are in the community
  • Malnutrition and swallowing problems are linked with increased admissions to hospital and poorer health

It is everyone's responsibility to manage malnutrition and swallowing difficulties in the people they care for.

Access the nutrition course.

If you need to register, please download the form at the bottom of the page, complete it and email back to training.enquiries@salford.gov.uk.

Social Care TV

An exciting new addition to the partnership's e-learning portfolio, with over 30 social care topics that are standards compliant.

Social Care TV are also a National Skills Academy for Social Care recognised provider.

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

A free resource that includes the following topics:

  • Managing knowledge to improve social care
  • Personalisation
  • The open dementia programme
  • Communication skills
  • An introduction to mental health of older people

Downloadable documents

If you are unable to view documents of these types, our downloads page provides links to viewing software.

This page was last updated on 22 November 2016

Salford Care Training Partnership

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