Available courses

This course is designed to help you understand as a carer/caregiver what you need to think about when caring for someone as well as what to anticipate on how you are treated.

Below are just some of the topics that this on line course will cover.

Human Dignity and Rights

Quality of Care

Trust and rapport


“Infections acquired in care homes may be serious and, in some cases, life-threatening

This on line course will help you understand the best way to prevent and slow down transmission and to be well informed about the COVID-19 virus, what the disease causes and how it spreads.”

  • A manual handling incident or accident can occur at any time in the workplace, whether it is in a factory, office, shop or in the care sector. All work environments pose a risk to the employee where there are any manual handling tasks to perform
  • The principles of manual handling consist of pure and simple common sense. Even with the correct training in place employees still think they know best, this is how injuries occur.
  • This course will show you how to protect yourself and others in the workplace

  • This course is aimed at people in the caring profession who may need to look after someone who has suffered a stroke.  It aims to provide knowledge and understanding about stroke, and to enable them to develop skills for their care practice.
  • It is hoped that this course can help the reader to get a clearer understanding about what a stoke is, what causes it, and what can help prevent it.  It will also assist the reader to think about the practical implications of caring for someone with a stroke; how a stroke can affect mobility, communication and confidence. Finally it will advise the carer on how to liaise with medical professionals and their families.

  • Work in the Care Industry carries potential risks to health and property.
  • Hazards in the industry include manual load handling, exposure to toxic substances, fire, and psychological hazards like stress.
  • Safety systems have developed over time to prevent incidents and reduce accidents and illnesses significantly.
  • Despite precautions, there are still a significant number of workplace injuries and cases of ill health every year.
  • The course aims to teach hazard control and health and safety measures in the care industry.
  • It also covers risk identification and mitigation strategies in the industry.


  • Medication is an essential part of caring for people in care.
  • There are various reasons why someone in care may require medication.
  • The course aims to provide carers with a comprehensive understanding of medicine administration.
  • The course covers potential side effects and the consequences of administration errors.
  • It helps carers understand their responsibilities and legal and moral obligations in medication administration.

  • The UK's aging population leads to an increase in the occurrence of dementia.
  • Caregivers need to be well-prepared to address the specific needs and challenges of individuals with dementia.
  • Caregivers have a significant impact on the quality of life of people with dementia.
  • The course aims to develop an understanding of dementia, including its causes and progression.
  • The course covers the early symptoms of dementia and strategies to address them.
  • Mitigation techniques to reduce difficulties and distress caused by dementia are taught.
  • The course emphasises the role of the caregiver at all stages of the condition's advancement.

  • Many care industry workers are unprepared for the challenges they face.
  • Adjusting to the realities of caring involves a rapid learning curve.
  • Challenges can include administrative tasks and dealing with aggression.
  • The course aims to help care workers understand the causes of aggression for people they are looking after and their colleagues, as well as how best to deal with it when it does surface.

  • Fire safety is crucial due to the seriousness of fires.
  • People in care settings are highly vulnerable and at a higher risk during fires and emergencies.
  • Conditions in care settings increase the likelihood of fire incidents (e.g., leaving the gas on).
  • Limited mobility in care settings puts individuals at a higher risk during fires or emergencies.

  • This text will primarily look at the mental health conditions that may affect people because of their advancing years and to help your understanding for someone you care for.

  • Attitudes towards mental health have changed positively over the past decade.

  • One in four people will experience a mental health problem in their lifetime, and aging may increase the risk of developing mental health conditions.

  • Care staff need a good understanding of safety and hygiene in food preparation for people in their care.
  • People in care are vulnerable, dependent, and may have various illnesses.
  • Proper food handling procedures are necessary to prevent serious illness.
  • The course aims to cover food safety laws, handling food from ordering to disposal

  • Working in a care environment increases the likelihood of encountering diabetes.
  • The course aims to provide understanding of the condition, its management, and prevention.
  • The focus is on helping individuals understand how to manage and prevent diabetes.

  • Good food and drink are essential for health and well-being at any age.
  • Providing nutritious and enjoyable meals is crucial in care and support settings.
  • Support carers, including managers, day carers, residential carers, and domiciliary staff, have the responsibility to offer healthy meals.
  • Ongoing training is necessary for carers to understand topics such as a healthy diet, special dietary needs, and menu planning.
  • The text provides practical guidelines, knowledge, and awareness of the issues involved in meal planning, preparation, and delivery in a care setting.
  • There is a wide variety of nutritious food available, making it easier to provide interesting and healthy meal options.
  • Proper training enables the establishment of an effective and agreeable system for the benefit of both the cared-for individuals and the carers.

  • Death is an inevitable part of life, and our goal should be to make it as pleasant and painless as possible.
  • Carers, especially those caring for the elderly, have unique experience and understanding in dealing with death and can offer support to others.
  • Carers can prepare individuals for the end-of-life process, preserve their dignity, and address minor concerns during this difficult time.
  • This course is designed for professionals in the caring profession, including those who care for individuals nearing the end of life or who have recently passed away, as well as their families.

  • Person-centered planning (PCP) is the standard approach to care for vulnerable individuals like the elderly, those with disabilities, and those with mental health issues.
  • PCP allows individuals to have control over their lives and make decisions about how they want to live.
  • The course offered by Learn Care Excel aims to help care providers set up person-centered plans and understand the importance of this approach for vulnerable individuals.

  • The course aims to provide an understanding of mental capacity and deprivation of liberty in the context of caring for someone at home or in a care home setting.
  • Mental capacity refers to the ability to rationally figure out how to do something, and the law expects everyone to be treated as having capacity unless proven otherwise.
  • The course offers guidance on procedures and what needs to be understood and done in the context of Learn Care Excel.

  • Individuals in need of care depend on carers for support and are in a position of trust.
  • Dependency on carers can lead to vulnerability to abuse.
  • Policies and procedures are implemented to protect individuals from abuse.
  • Loss of independence increases vulnerability to abuse.
  • Different care settings cater to individuals' needs (care homes, day centres, home care).
  • The course explores various forms of abuse and factors contributing to vulnerability.
  • The course emphasises working in the client's best interests.
  • Recognising signs of abuse is discussed.
  • Appropriate actions to take when abuse is suspected or identified are also covered.

  • Learn Care Excel offers a course that focuses on preventing and controlling infections in care homes which are prone to rapid spread of infections due to shared eating and living spaces.
  • The course provides a comprehensive guide on understanding infections, their impact on individuals, and the necessary measures to establish and monitor infection management systems.
  • By taking this course, participants will gain knowledge on infection prevention and control strategies specific to care homes, enabling them to effectively manage the risk of infections in these settings.