Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF) diplomas in health and social care include units that cover all aspects of special conditions. These can also be studied as stand-alone units. QCF also offers a Level 2 Award Awareness of Diabetes, and a Level 3 Certificate Working with Individuals with Diabetes. Click here for qualifications information at Skills for Care.
Scils stands for Social Care Information and Learning Services. There are a wide range of learning materials on the SCILS website to support professionals. The Suffolk Brokerage is able to offer a free subscription to this service. Call the Brokerage on 01449 720400 for the login code. Then click on Scils here to login in and access the useful training material.
The charity Diabetes UK offers diabetes awareness training. Click here for more information.
This 66-page report is an integrated careers and competency framework for dieticians and frontline staff by Trudi Deakin, a member of the Diabetes UK Healthcare Professional Education Working Group in 2011.
Diabetes UK produces a range of resources that are useful for professionals delivering diabetes care as well as producing information suitable to give to patients. Click here for more information.
Diabetes in Healthcare is an introductory diabetes education tool for healthcare professionals covering Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. It has been developed by Diabetes UK and Bupa to allow easy access to good-quality diabetes education.