Social care professionals
Access to e-LfH content is available to all social care professionals in England whose employers are registered with the Skills for Care National Minimum Data Set for Social Care (NMDS-SC). Every employer providing NMDS-SC workforce information to Skills for Care has been given a user registration code for their staff. This code enables you to self-register for access to Essentials in Care. Please contact your employer for more details about the registration code. For information about registering your organisation with the NMDS-SC your employer should access www.nmds-sc-online.org.uk or contact the Skills for Care Support Service on 0845 8730129.
If you have a registration code, you can register by clicking here.
NHS healthcare staff in England
The Essentials in Care programme is also available to NHS healthcare staff via the Electronic Staff Record (ESR). Accessing this e-Learning via ESR means that your completions will transfer with you throughout your NHS career.
Further details are available here.
Available to all
The Essentials in Care e-learning programme is available to access using the Open access sessions page in the left hand menu. If you access the content using this link, you will not have to log in but your activity will not be tracked and you will not be able to generate a record of completion.