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Mentor Preparation and Support

Mentor Preparation and Support

Placement Handbooks for Mentors and Practice Educators
Please refer to the Handbooks page on this site

Mentor Updates

Supporting you the Practice Educator

The following Core areas must be included in all Practice Educator updates:

  • HCPC professional standards, including new SCPE
  • Overview of the students' university programme
  • Assessment process that occurs in practice
  • Process to follow when a student is failing to progress
  • How to access placement information websites for key information and SHU contacts
  • How to access placement information websites for key information about support available to Mentors/Practice Educators/Supervisors in their role in supporting the students
  • Where SHU placement learning policies are housed on the SHU placement learning websites
  • Processes for escalation of concerns, and the essential need for the placement provider to communicate with the university about any incidents or accidents or concerns