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Online Learning Resources and Information for Adult Services Workforce

eLearning modules

We have a number of online modules available through the Worcestershire County Council eLearning Zone.

Login instructions:

  • Worcestershire County Council employees - please log in using your usual eLearning username and password
  • non-Worcestershire County Council employees - please log in using your usual eLearning username and password if you have one or follow the onscreen instructions to request an eLearning account.

For enquiries please contact Worcestershire County Council's eLearning Team.

Subject areas on offer include (but not an exhaustive list)

  • Be Steady be Safe – Preventing Falls
    Falls and fall-related injuries are a common and serious problem for older people. The aim of this course is to give you the knowledge you need to prevent falls and to help keep people safe and independent in their own homes.
  • Carer Aware
    This course will increase your awareness of carers' issues. If you are new to the local authority or are new to working with carers then this training tool should be seen as a first step in your development and understanding.
  • Domestic Abuse – Adults
    This course will explore what is meant by the term Domestic Violence.  It will also explain the different types of domestic violence and some of the signs and symptoms to look out for. 
  • Modern Slavery: Duty to Notify
    Factsheet and posters that explain what you need to do if you think someone has been a victim of modern slavery.
  • Personalisation
    There are significant changes being made within Adult and Community Services and this module will enable you to learn more about these changes and how they may impact on the people of Worcestershire and staff working in a range of service areas, both within Worcestershire County Council and the Voluntary, Independent and Private sectors.
  • Prevent
    Prevent is part of the government counter-terrorism strategy, it's designed to tackle the problem of terrorism at its roots, preventing people from supporting terrorism or becoming involved in terrorism themselves.
  • Self-Directed Support
    This programme forms part of the Worcestershire Adult social care suite of learning on the personalisation program. It will enable individuals to have greater understanding of how the new adult social care pathway works, is implemented and how we are encouraging people to use personal budgets/direct to meet their outcomes.
  • Tackling Hate Together
    Hate Crime and Hate Incidents can be extremely damaging to the lives of victims and can even divide entire communities. Most people are fortunate enough not to experience hate crime, but for those who do, it can be a difficult subject to talk about. This course is designed to raise the awareness of some of the issues faced by residents of Worcestershire on a daily basis and to assist professionals and members of the public to identify what hate crime is and what they can do about it.
  • Young Carer Aware
    This course will increase your awareness of the role and rights of young carers. If you are new to the local authority or are new to working with carers or families then this training tool should be seen as a first step in your development and understanding of young carers.

Useful websites

Contacts

Learning and Development Team Vocational Assessment Centre

Worcestershire County Council's eLearning Team

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