Opportunities now exist in social care to develop more in depth health and clinical skills in roles such as a assistant practitioners. They work as part of the range of healthcare and social care teams and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care. The role requires workers to have a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health (e.g. anatomy and physiology). The assistant practitioner may also have responsibility for the supervision of other workers or activities delegated by registered healthcare practitioners.
During your studies on this Access to Higher Education Diploma Health course, you’ll study a range of healthcare-related subjects that will ease you into your degree.
In the first year of this course, you’ll cover the basics of how to write a report and reference your work, as well as exploring the subject of human biology and various factors that affect human health.
In your second year on the course, you will learn more about psychology, the fundamental principles of values-based healthcare, and how you can promote the health of your patients.
This course is designed to provide in-depth, relevant learning materials with the end goal of studying a healthcare degree in mind. After completing this Access to Higher Education Health course, you’ll feel fully prepared to study your chosen healthcare degree at university.
The apprenticeship programme will provide a tailored learning experience to the setting and provide the setting with staff, who are able to provide high-quality and compassionate decisions when making assessments of individual’s complex health and social care needs that have arisen because of disability, accident or illness, and the planning and commissioning of the services for these individuals.You may be a registered manager of a service, unit, deputy or assistant manager. You will be responsible for ensuring regulatory compliance of the care given and the values and training of staff with established standards and regulations.
You will study a range of modules designed to allow you to explore what it is to manage staff and projects, to make changes with confidence, explore the international health and social care sector and to carry out relevant and work related research.
Bachelor of Science in Health and Social Care Management Either at BSC level or at BSC Honours
Our seven-week Care Home Assistant Practitioner course will give individuals the knowledge, skills, and confidence to carry out a variety of clinical and management tasks in a care home setting.
This consists of six virtual sessions and one Face to Face practical day at our head office: Care Business Associate Training, Rufford House, 52 Bath Street, Southport, PR9 0DH.
If you can not attend the practical day at this venue, you can have a trainer attend your chosen venue for an additional cost.
Opportunities now exist for social care professionals to develop clinical skills and to work as part of the wider health and social care team as an assistant practitioner in a range of settings. They will have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care.
Assistant Practitioners work at a level above that of Healthcare Support Workers and gain a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health. This training is available via a variety of routes including an apprenticeship at Level 5.
Resources to develop health and clinical skills including:
In subjects such as Enhancing Asthma Care in Professional Practicice and Transforming Dementia Care
The objective of this course is to equip healthcare professionals with all the information and skills they require to provide expert, compassionate care to patients who are in the final stages of their life.
Some key areas that this course covers includes:
Once you have completed this short training course you will receive a certificate that formally recognises your competence in providing specialist end of life care and death verification to nationally recognised standards.
ECEPC is a highly respected qualification for medical and nursing staff, paramedics and allied health professionals including nursing and physician associates from acute, community and hospice settings who would like a qualification in palliative care. All participants should have direct contact with patients requiring a palliative approach and care needs.
The course is run entirely as a distance learning course (between September and November 2023) and the assessment has been adapted to be undertaken remotely. It is coordinated by Princess Alice Hospice and run by various hospices around the country, including St Wilfrid’s Hospice Chichester.
Dates: Our next intake is Autumn 2023 cohort:-
11th September 2023 – Course launch event via Zoom 18.00 to 19.30 hrs with the local launch 19.30 to 20.00 hrs (via Microsoft Teams)
15th November 2023 – Remote assessment day via zoom – 0930 hrs to 1400 hrs (latest slot)
Price: £500.00 Staff working in hospices in the UK can apply to Hospice UK for funding for 50% of this cost.
Person-centred approaches to care will be at the centre of this Frailty as a Long Term Condition Level 7 module‘s content.
Successful students will develop as leaders in the delivery of person-centred care, and progress their skills and knowledge in relation to the complexity of living with frailty. It will enhance your knowledge, understanding, skills and attributes in relation to current treatment, management and risk avoidance of different aspects and challenges of frailty.
The importance of excellent communication skills and effective collaborative working will be emphasised and explored in relation to the person living with frailty. Current key legislation, local, national and international drivers will be explored and applied to the management within your organisation. You will also critically review the interface of health and social care.
An online education and career development hub for healthcare professionals, providing both mandatory and specialist courses to learners
Sussex Integrated Care System (ICS) are hosting an Infection Prevention Development Day on the 27th September 2023 at American Express Stadium, Brighton.
The day will support Infection Prevention Practitioners and Champions in meeting the Health and Social Care Act 2008 Regulation 12 and Care Quality Commission regulatory requirements.
The National Wound Care Strategy Programme (NWCSP) commissioned the development of this core capabilities framework for health and care staff involved in wound care in England. The framework describes the required skills, knowledge and behaviours to improve wound care in three clinical areas (Pressure Ulcers, Lower Limb and Surgical Wounds).
This qualification aims to develop the knowledge and skills required for safe, appropriate and effective prescribing practice and enables you to meet the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) competencies within your scope of practice.
Sussex Health and Care is an Integrated Care System, set up on 1st July 2022, which works in partnership across Sussex. Watch the introductory video to find out more.
To be fully integrated we recognise that access to shared opportunities for education, development, and careers guidance are vital. We have created this site with that ambition at the heart.