Forth Valley College will be launching a new online course Digital Skills Transforming Care induction resource on 16th June. This course is focussed on increasing digital skills and knowledge for employees working in Care at Home services. This collaboration has been funded by the Scottish Funding Council as part of the Innovation Project.
National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published its first rapid guidelines and evidence reviews on the pandemic.
New MSc in Digital Health Interventions at Glasgow University. MSc Scholarships in Digital Health programme coordinated by the Digital Health and Care Institute. Contact the course coordinator as soon as possible to discuss. Applications must be submitted by June 30th, 2020.
NHS Education for Scotland TURAS Learn COVID-19 site. A growing list of resources. Includes sections for people working in community settings, people’s homes and care homes, remote consulting and tools and apps.
Scottish Social Services Council – COVID-19 and Adult Support and Protection: A quick guide. SSSC have produced a new online adult support and protection quick guide to support social service staff who have been rapidly inducted or redeployed.
The Scottish Digital Academy are working to continue to support those with ongoing training needs and in the interim are trialling online delivery of specific (shortened versions) courses.. To find our more or have a chat about how the SDS may be able to help, please email: DigitalAcademy@gov.scot or visit the website
The University of Edinburgh is offering a new online course in Health Data Science, which aims to equip healthcare professionals with the key foundations and data skills that are needed for data-driven innovation. The course starts on 1st June, it has a duration of 10 weeks. There are funded places for those who meet Scottish Funding Council funding eligibility requirements. Further information and registrations.
Training resources on remote consulting are now available via NHS Education for Scotland: https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/28943/coronavirus-covid-19/remote-consulting
CleverCogs is Blackwood’s digitally enhanced care system, at the heart of which is a touch screen home hub. Its purpose is to keep people independent, in control and in their home CleverCogs are available on the Tech in Housing website.
COVID-19 Ontario Self Assessment Tool