Qualifications Credit Framework (QCF) diplomas in health and social care include units that cover all aspects of mental health and wellbeing. These can also be studied as stand-alone units. QCF also offers a Level 3 Award Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Click here for qualifications information at Skills for Care.
A new, free online learning resource for professionals and the public to use to promote self-care and mental health prevention has been launched, an article in Mental Health Today.
A resource from Skills for Care
Skills for Care have a Care Certificate Standards booklet that sets out the 15 standards, including those for mental health, dementia and learning disability.
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.
A guide from The Health and Care Professions Council about health, disability and becoming a health and care professional.