Social Care During COVID-19: Coping with Self-Isolation and Social Distancing
Explore and learn to manage the impact of self-isolation and social distancing on yourself and vulnerable social groups.
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for social care professionals, including residential, domiciliary, and home-based carers.
It will also be useful for anyone struggling with self-isolation and social distancing who would like to learn how to address their feelings and develop coping strategies.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
Explore some of the current and future changes for society and the social care workforce in particular, brought about by self-isolation and social distancing, since the onset of COVID-19
Identify a range of reactions people may have to a global pandemic or crises
Explore the concept of ‘vulnerability’ and how this may be defined within the context of self-isolation and social distancing
Explore how the impact of a pandemic affects individuals differently at different times and what some of these differences and circumstances may be
Identify the reactions and impacts of self-isolation and social distancing, which are particular to yourself individually
Explore ways of addressing the impact of factors such as self-isolation and social distancing for yourself and others