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Health and Social Care


Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Effective communication, which puts the patient in charge of care decisions, is vital to the operation of care services and facilities. Staff must be skilled in the critical basics of good communication in care settings. This film examines...Show More
Types of Behaviours of Concern

Types of Behaviours of Concern

Workers in community or health services will from time to time encounter people exhibiting behaviours of concern. This collection of short programmes outlines common examples of difficult and challenging behaviours as well as providing...Show More
Sensory Loss and Ageing

Sensory Loss and Ageing

The decline or total loss of any of the five senses has an enormous impact on an older person's independence and the quality of life they enjoy. This interview led programme outlines the difficulties and behaviours a carer may encounter as a...Show More
Medication Administration: Healthcare Essentials

Medication Administration: Healthcare Essentials

This program is comprised of 10 short programmes, each addressing practical techniques and protocols in the administering of medications. This includes essential requirements for preparing medications and clients, as well as dealing with...Show More
First Aid Techniques

First Aid Techniques

Anywhere in the community or in the home, emergencies can occur, which require the administration of first aid. This collection of video resources provides an overview of the main areas of first aid training, including: what to do in an...Show More
Care Values

Care Values

Care is often thought of as falling into two categories – health and social service provision. Health care is medically driven, while social service delivery is about providing people with the emotional, practical and sometimes economic support...Show More
Supporting People with Disabilities

Supporting People with Disabilities

Working with people with disabilities is challenging and highly rewarding. This interview led programme discusses: the complex issues facing people with disability; effective communication; supporting rights, interests and needs; supporting a...Show More
Meeting Individual Needs

Meeting Individual Needs

Providing health and care services to recipients has changed significantly in recent decades. Not only have technology and medical science progressed considerably, but approaches to service provision have also shifted. Today, the service user is...Show More
Case Management in Health Care

Case Management in Health Care

Case management is becoming a prominent and successful tool of modern healthcare. Putting the client firmly at the centre of a collaborative process, it can be mediated by doctors, social workers, nurses, and a range of vocationally qualified...Show More
Practitioner Roles

Practitioner Roles

To effectively deliver its products or services, any organisation must have certain fundamentals in place, including a positive and constructive organisational culture, a clear mission statement that effectively articulates its purpose and...Show More
Team Building For Nurses

Team Building For Nurses

Team nursing is founded on a philosophy that supports the achievement of goals through group action. Under the team nursing model, all members are encouraged to make suggestions and share ideas. Successful implementation of team nursing results...Show More
Infection Control in Health Care

Infection Control in Health Care

Infection control in a health care setting is a fundamental responsibility shared by all staff. This video resource will ensure that infection control is front of mind for every worker. It starts by outlining the four principles of infection...Show More
Health Risks to the World's Young

Health Risks to the World's Young

The ‘Convention on the Human Rights of Children’, which asserts the fundamental right of children to be free from discrimination and disadvantage, is the single most ratified human rights treaty in history. Yet to this day there are still many...Show More
Adult Health and Development

Adult Health and Development

The health of individuals and communities worldwide is affected by a complex combination of factors. Where we live, our environment, genetics, income, education level, and our personal relationships all influence our health. This insightful...Show More
Risk Management for Nurses

Risk Management for Nurses

Nursing, like any job, has its inherent risks. But in nursing, more than other fields, risks present themselves on a daily basis, and the impact of these risks can have serious consequences. It is critically important then for nurses to be aware...Show More
Communication Skills for Nurses

Communication Skills for Nurses

Health professionals have a responsibility to provide clear, concise and appropriate information to colleagues, patients and the wider community. This essential programme employs a dynamic combination of dramatised scenarios, real footage on...Show More
Patient Care: Plans and Pathways

Patient Care: Plans and Pathways

Like all health care professionals, nurses have many variables to consider when administering patient care, in order to deliver desirable and effective outcomes. This is equally true in community, hospitals, and aged care facilities. Care...Show More
Recognising Mental Illness in Patients

Recognising Mental Illness in Patients

One in five Australians will experience some form of mental illness in a given year. It is therefore crucial that all nurses working in a general hospital setting are familiar with the different types of mental illnesses in order to provide...Show More
Pain Management in the Elderly

Pain Management in the Elderly

Pain is something we all experience and is something that many people fear, especially as they grow older. Long term experiences of pain may well become increasingly common as we head towards an ageing society beset with multiple chronic...Show More
Encountering Grief and Loss

Encountering Grief and Loss

As health professionals we must support patients and their families, carers and friends as they grapple with their own personal experiences of loss and grief. In this insightful programme we take a holistic approach to understanding and...Show More
Delirium, Dementia and Depression

Delirium, Dementia and Depression

Delirium and dementia are two of the most common mental disorders elderly people face. Depression is also common in elderly people and often presents with symptoms similar to dementia or delirium. The differentiation between these three...Show More
Human Reproduction and Childbirth

Human Reproduction and Childbirth

Using animated graphics, this programme clearly and vividly illustrates the biological functions of the different parts of the male and female reproductive systems. It shows how millions of sperm race through the uterus and into the fallopian...Show More
Influences on Health and Wellbeing: Health Promotion

Influences on Health and Wellbeing: Health Promotion

Health promotion is vital – promoting healthier lifestyles and habits to both specific target groups and the wider population, is important to governments and other authorities. While provision of appropriate services is essential, the less...Show More
Conversations to Remember

Conversations to Remember

"Conversations to Remember" is an intimate and honest portrayal of how people deal with end-of-life issues. In it, people with life-threatening conditions and their carers talk freely about what is important to them, ways of coping, and, in their...Show More
How I Learn: Ages and Stages of Child Development

How I Learn: Ages and Stages of Child Development

Meet preschool children of all ages as they experience the social, emotional, physical and intellectual milestones of typical early childhood development. Packed full of information, this little documentary about little people features...Show More