This section includes additional information and activities for all learners within the Faculty of Care

This section provides links and information relating to Health and Safety in the workplace

This programme provides information about the PVG scheme. It also contains interactive questions with answers to test your knowledge of the protection of vulnerable groups.

South Lanarkshire Fire and Rescue will help you keep you, your service users and your loved ones safe from fire - get a free home fire safety visit today.

South Lanarkshire Fire and Rescue will help you sort out a fire escape plan and fit smoke alarms free of charge if the home requires them.

This is an initiative that has been set up to improve the dental health of children in Scotland. As well as attending regular dental examinations from 6 months of age children (<6 years) are encouraged to participate in additional Childsmile sessions.

Scottish Fire and Rescue is running a special education programme for all S5 and S6 students across South Lanarkshire.

Firefighters and other emergency service personnel take a crashed car on a trailer to secondary schools to highlight what can happen in a bad collision.

Pupils discuss with the emergency services the consequences of speeding, drink driving and the importance of wearing seat belts.

As part of the presentation, students are shown various video clips including an interview with a teenage girl who suffered serious burns in a road traffic accident.

Scottish Women's Aid is the lead organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse. We play a vital role campaigning and lobbying for effective responses to domestic abuse.

The most common injuries that the different Care Sectors ad Industries experience are back injuries, which affect more than a million people in the UK. Injuring your back will limit your movement and your ability to care for someone. It could take a long time for you to recover

This Unit is aimed at alerting young drivers to the dangers of driving

Equality and diversity is becoming more important in all aspects of our lives and work for a number of reasons:

  • We live in an increasingly diverse society and need to be able to respond appropriately and sensitively to this diversity.
  • Your organisation believes that successful implementation of equality and diversity in all aspects of work ensures that colleagues, staff and students are valued, motivated and treated fairly.
  • We have an equality and human rights legal framework covering employment practices and service delivery and qe need to ensure we work within this and avoid discrimination.

These tools were developed by the Social Care CUSP at Glasgow Caledonian University. You may find them useful in preparing for University Study