Buckinghamshire Council - eLearning for Volunteers
Please complete the following courses. There is no time limit and you can return to each course as many times as you like.
PLEASE NOTE: you will NOT receive a certificate for these courses.
If you have any questions about these courses please email asctraining@buckinghamshire.
Communication is a skill that we use all the time and is a key skill in social care. Sometimes we may need to revisit our skills or want to enhance the skills we already have. This course gives a good introduction to the communication in care.
When supporting someone in their home, it is important for you to keep clear, accurate records of the care and support you provided. This helps subsequent carers to provide continuity of care and understand the specific needs and wishes of the person. This short course gives a good overview of the principles of information handling.
This is a useful resource if you are supporting someone who is on the Autistic Spectrum, to enhance your knowledge on what Autism is and what skills are needed to best support and communicate with someone on the autistic spectrum.
This is a useful resource if you are supporting someone with dementia. It explores, what dementia is and what you can do to support individuals to live well with dementia. It is made up of 11 units, including: The different types and stages of dementia, some key facts on dementia, how to support to someone with dementia and some useful communication techniques.
This course is essential viewing for everyone. It covers all the facts you need to know about the Coronavirus Virus. Including, the causes, signs and symptoms, how to protect yourself and others and what to do if someone has symptoms. You will find clear facts and guidance from the Government, The World Health Organisation and the Care Quality Commission.