Health and Social Care
Innovative, cost-effective ways to improve outcomes with learning and development
We offer flexible Health and Social Care learning solutions to meet your organisational needs – whether you want to develop individual employees, groups of staff or whole departments.
We can help you boost the knowledge, skills and confidence of your staff so that they can play their part in providing compassionate care and improving service user outcomes.
The OU is the UK's largest provider of HSC education
- The Open University is the UK’s largest provider of health and social care education.
- Around 9,000 OU health and social care students are sponsored directly by employers through partnership and commissioning arrangements.
- The Open University is the preferred provider of the Foundation Degree in Youth Justice, and the award is approved and kitemarked by the Youth Justice Board.
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