Useful Links

​www.eoc.org.ukLevel 3

 

Communication

 

Websites:

 

www.bcodp.org.uk British Council for Disabled People

www.britishsignlanguage.com British Sign Language – basic signs

www.ccwales.org.uk Care Council for Wales

www.doh.gov.uk Department of Health

www.makaton.org The Makaton Charity

www.mencap.org.uk Mencap (for people with learning disabilities)

www.nhs.uk National Health Service

www.niscc.info Northern Ireland Social Care Council

www.rnib.org.uk Royal National Institute of Blind People

www.rnid.org.uk The Royal National Institute for Deaf People

www.skillsforcare.org.uk Sector Skills Council for Care and Development

www.skillsforhealth.org.uk Sector Skills Council for the UK Health Sector

www.socialcare.co.uk Social care careers information

 

Health Safety and Security

 

Websites:

 

www.bohs.org British Occupational Hygiene Society

www.cqc.org.uk Care Quality Commission

www.cwdcouncil.org.uk Children’s Workforce Development Council

www.doh.gov.uk Department of Health

www.foodstandards.gov.uk Food Standards Agency

www.hse.gov.uk Health and Safety Executive

www.hsebooks.co.uk Health and Safety Executive Books

www.lshtm.ac.uk London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

www.rospa.com Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

www.skillsforcareanddevelopment.org.uk Sector Skills Council for Care and Development

www.skillsforhealth.org.uk Sector Skills Council for the UK Health Sector

 

Nutrition

 

Websites:

 

www.bda.uk.com The British Dietetic Association

www.nutrition.org.uk British Nutrition Foundation

www.dfes.gov.uk Department for Education and Skills

www.doh.gov.uk Department of Health

www.fdf.org.uk Food and Drink Federation

www.food.gov.uk Food Standards Agency

www.foodinschools.org Food in Schools

www.foodvision.cieh.org Food Vision

www.healthyschoollunches.org Healthy School Lunches

www.wiredforhealth.gov.uk Healthy Schools programme

www.hesonline.nhs.uk Hospital Episode Statistics

www.hpa.org.uk Health Protection Agency

www.statistics.gov.uk National Statistics Online – Government statistics resource

www.physicalactivityandnutritionwales.org.uk Physical Activity and Nutrition Networks Wales

www.schoolfoodtrust.org.uk School Food Trust

www.surestart.gov.uk Sure Start

www.teachernet.gov.uk Teachernet

www.vegsoc.org.uk Vegetarian Society

 

Names of Journals, magazines and useful websites are provided for students when they start a new unit.

 

 

BTEC L3

Equality, Diversity and Rights

Textbooks:

Asbridge L, Lavers S, Moonie N and Scott J – BTEC First Health and Social Care (Heinemann, 2006) ISBN 9780435463328

Baldock J, Manning N, Miller S and Vickerstaff S – Social Policy (Oxford University Press, 2007) ISBN 9780199284979

Clarke L – Health and Social Care GCSE (Nelson Thornes, 2002) ISBN 9780748770724

Eden S – Society, Health and Development Level 1 Foundation Diploma (Pearson, 2008) ISBN 9780435500900

Haworth E, Allen B, Forshaw C, Nicol D, Volbracht A and Leach J – Society, Health and Development Level 2

Extended Diploma Links

Journals and magazines:

Community Care Magazine

General Social Care Council Codes of Practice

Websites:

www.ageuk.org.uk Age Concern

www.doh.gov.uk Department of Health

www.eoc.org.uk Equal Opportunities Commission

www.linkability.org.uk Care & support for people with learning disabilities

www.rnib.org.uk Royal National Institute of Blind people

www.rnid.org.uk Royal National Institute for Deaf People

www.scie.org.uk Social Care Institute for Excelleance

www.skillsforhealth.org.uk Sector Skills Council for the UK Health Sector

BTEC L3

Caring for Children and Young People

Textbooks:

Barker J – The Child in Mind: A Child Protection Handbook (Routledge, 2004) ISBN 9780415321754

Beckett C – Child Protection: an Introduction (Sage, 2003) ISBN 9780761949565

Benamer S, White K – Trauma and Attachment (Karnac Books, 2008) ISBN 9781855756663

Boys D and Langridge E – BTEC National Health and Social Care Book 1 (Nelson Thornes, 2007) ISBN 9780748784042

Bradley J (editor) – The Tavistock Clinic: Understanding your Child (series) (Jessica Kingsley co-published with the Tavistock Clinic) – a series of age-specific books on child development eg Lesley Maroni Understanding 4-5 year olds (2007) ISBN 9781843105343

Bruce T and Meggitt C – Child Care and Education (Hodder Arnold, 2006) ISBN 9780340925393

Ferguson H – Protecting Children in Time: Child Abuse, Child Protection and the Consequences of Modernity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004) ISBN 9781403906939

Fowler J – A Practitioner’s Tool for Child Protection and the Assessment of Parents (Jessica Kingsley, 2002) ISBN 9781843100508

Gardner R – Supporting Families: Child Protection in the Community (Wiley, 2005) ISBN 9780470023020

Nolan Y – S/NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care Candidate Book Options Plus (Heinemann, 2006) ISBN 9780435464653

Nolan Y – S/NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care Candidate Handbook (Heinemann, 2005) ISBN 9780435453732

Stretch B and Whitehouse M – BTEC National Health and Social Care Book 2 (Heinemann, 2007) ISBN 9780435499167

Stretch B and Whitehouse M – BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Health and Social Care Student Book 1(Pearson, 2010) ISBN 9781846907663

Stretch B and Whitehouse M – BTEC Level 3 Nationals in Health and Social Care Student Book 2

(Pearson, 2010) ISBN 9781846907470

Journals and magazines:

Children and Young People Now

Community Care

Care and Health