The National Alliance of Direct Support Professionals (NADSP) has awarded full accreditation in the National Direct Support Professional Credentialing Program to Open Future Learning.
Our modules can also be used, in part, to support your organization to meet and exceed the accreditation requirements of: Commission on Accreditation of Residential Facilities (CARF), Council on Accreditation (COA), Joint Commission, and the Care Quality Commission (CQC).
To see exactly how the whole resource works, please visit the How it Works page here and watch our user guide videos.
You can also contact us and we can demonstrate the product for you, or set up a selection of modules for you to try in your own time.
Open Future Learning is designed specifically for front line support staff, although any person who touches the lives of the people you support will benefit from using our resource.
Adobe Flash Player 10 or higher
Bandwidth: 300 kbps/2000 kbps (up/down)
Browsers: Google Chrome 10+, Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 8+, Mozilla Firefox 3.6+, Safari 4+
Processor: 1.2Ghz Intel or AMD processor (or faster)
Video Card Memory: 256MB or Greater Recommended
If you require the content to be provided in another language, please contact us to discuss this possibility.
We are very proud of our short films. The values, passion, and stories from key professionals and advocates from around the world are truly inspiring. Most modules have over 24 professionally produced films, ranging from two to ten minutes long.
The remainder of the content in each module includes a range of interactive graphics and written content supported by audio.
On average, it takes three hours to complete a module. The approximate time to complete each module is listed next to the module description on this page.
Yes. Contact us and let us know the change you want to make to best fit your needs. You can increase or decrease your membership level at any time.
No. Our whole curriculum is available to all of our members regardless of when you joined.
No. We do not charge any registration or administration fees. What you see on our pricing page is what you pay. Simple!
Yes. The following modules are mapped to exceed the 2010 Skills for Care, Common Induction Standards:
- Person-Centered Approaches, Thinking and Planning
- Abuse Prevention: Safeguarding Adults from Abuse
- Supporting and Understanding Communication
- Introduction to Your Role
Yes. Our module exceeds the following standards:
- Underpinning values and attitudes
- Basic awareness
- Intermediate knowledge and skills
After you activate or start a module, you will have 30 days to complete it.
After you have completed the module you will be able to print your certificate, a summary of your learning, your notes and interactive notes, and paperwork to complete a reflective action plan.
You and your supervisors can also retrieve these documents by logging into your respective online dashboards via our website.