Education and training for the social care workforce

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Do you work in Social Care or know someone who does? 

If you work in adult social care, Macmillan's Social care community on the Learning Hub is the go-to place for free education and training on cancer care.

 There are over 20 on-demand e-learning courses, bitesize resources and virtual classrooms to develop your knowledge and skills in supporting people affected by cancer. This community is for all staff working in adult social care who want to improve their understanding of cancer and skills in supporting people affected by cancer. This includes staff working in residential care, nursing homes, home care, sheltered accommodation, assisted living and day centres.

 In the community, you'll find the following topics:

  • Cancer awareness
  • Cancer and other conditions
  • Communication skills
  • Personalised care
  • Palliative and end of life care

 Accessing the Learning Hub is easy. Select one of the links below to log in or register for an account.

Register for an account: Macmillan Learning Hub (

Log in to the Hub: Account (

Once logged in, select this link to access the Social care community: Social Care - Macmillan (