We are very keen to support you as providers with access to training and guidance to ensure that can work together to continue to develop high quality care. This page will be updated regularly to ensure that providers have access to training opportunities and are supported in delivering care and support to those in need. More information to come soon.

Adult Social Care Medicines and Clinical Tasks – Guidance for Care Staff sets out which staff should be undertaking clinical interventions and supporting the administration of medication.

General e-Learning

E-Learning for Healthcare has a range of programmes available for sign up: Programmes – elearning for healthcare (e-lfh.org.uk)

They also maintain a blog about Technology Enhanced Learning: TEL blog – Technology enhanced learning (hee.nhs.uk)

React To is a training resource for care homes. Includes Falls, frailty, pressure ulcer, moisture care, foot care, dementia, hydration and nutrition, and infections.

Health and Care Video Library (healthandcarevideos.uk) includes videos on pressure ulcers, falls, dehydration, continence, dementia, end of life, learning disabilities and many others

Bridgwater College offers a range of Health and Social Care distanced learning modules: Search Results – Bridgwater & Taunton College (btc.ac.uk)

Social Care Training Service

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust are delighted to bring a new service to Somerset offering face-to-face training and competency assessment on clinical skills. These include Basic Catheter Care, Simple Wound Care, Stoma Care, Front of Mouth Suctioning, Nebuliser Care and Support, Urinary Sheath Care and Subcutaneous Injections (Pre-filled).


We are accessible to all carers regularly performing the skills mentioned above and anyone can refer in using the form attached. Carers include relatives, care agency staff, care home staff, micro-providers & patients/clients.

Referral Form

For any queries, please email Socialcaretraining@SomersetFT.nhs.uk