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Knowledge and Skills for Social Care Workers

The Knowledge and Skills for Social Care Workers series features accessible open learning workbooks which tackle a range of key subjects relevant to people working with adults in residential or domiciliary settings. Not just a source of guidance, these workbooks are also designed to meet the requirements of Health and Social Care (Adults) NVQ Level 3, with interactive exercises to develop practice.

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  1. Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

    Reflecting On and Developing Your Practice

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 64pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-930-3
  2. Effective Communication

    Effective Communication

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Supporting people with a variety of difficulties including hearing loss, impaired speech, visual impairment, dementia and learning disabilities requires a range of communication skills. This book will provide workers with the ability to enable adults with limited or no verbal communication skills to make decisions, and to express themselves. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 112pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-927-3
    2009, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 112pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-932-3
  3. Safeguarding Adults

    Safeguarding Adults

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Working in residential or domiciliary settings involves a continuing process of learning. Every day, social care workers face challenges that force them to think about what they do and how they do it. This is an interactive workbook providing social care workers with guidance on how to improve your knowledge through training and development. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 80pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-928-0
    2009, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 80pp
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-933-0
  4. Health and Safety

    Health and Safety

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    This book provides guidance on the responsibilities and risk assessments involved in maintaining a clean, safe and secure work environment, covering subjects such as first aid, safety in the kitchen, infection control, safe handling of adults, issues surrounding medication, how to react in an emergency and how to respond to challenging behaviour. Learn More
    2009, Paperback / softback, 11.69in x 8.27in / 297mm x 210mm, 128pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-929-7
  5. Supporting Positive Behaviour

    Supporting Positive Behaviour

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    Supporting Positive Behaviour examines the underlying reasons for behaviour that challenges, ways to spot challenges before they occur and strategies to minimise or prevent incidents. This interactive workbook will help staff to understand appropriate interventions, and implement strategies that will reduce the behaviours over time. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 112pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-073-9
    2010, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 112pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-267-9
  6. Supporting Relationships and Friendships

    Supporting Relationships and Friendships

    A Workbook for Social Care Workers

    Suzan Collins

    This book looks at how to assess social skills and the qualities needed in a friend. Sharing interests can provide companionship and promote self-esteem, but some relationships and friendships can become negative or burdensome, and this book offers useful guidance on supporting service users in managing these relationships. Learn More
    2010, Paperback / softback, 9.69in x 6.81in / 246mm x 173mm, 112pp, £14.99
    ISBN: 978-1-84905-072-2
    2010, Ebook, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 112pp
    ISBN: 978-0-85700-266-2

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