The Care Certificate

Course description:

The Cavendish review was set up to look at the roles of Health Care Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers.

This review made the recommendation that staff achieve The Care Certificate which is a set of 15 standards that all Health Care Support Workers and Adult Social Care Worker adhere to in their daily working life. The Care Certificate will help new and existing members of your workforce to develop and demonstrate key skills, knowledge, values and behaviours which will enable them to provide people with safe, effective, compassionate and high quality of care.

Course Outline:

At the end of the course learners will have the knowledge requirements for the 15 standards within the Care Certificate:

1. Understand your role 2. Your personal development 3. Duty of care
4. Equality and diversity 5. Work in a person centred way 6. Communication
7. Privacy and dignity 8. Fluids and nutrition 9. Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
10. Safeguarding adults 11. Safeguarding children 12. Basic life support
13. Health & safety 14. Handling information 15. Infection prevention and control

Training Delivery:

We offer a flexible approach to training delivery in respect of individual training needs and venues. Training can be done on-site at your premises or at our Training Rooms in central Walsall.

We can offer the following delivery methods:

1. Knowledge only – which is a 5 day training course
2. e-learning –choice of knowledge only or with observations
3. Work based/distance learning
4. Classroom based learning

For options 2-4 above Learners will also need to demonstrate competency via observational assessments carried out in the workplace which will be undertaken by a fully qualified Assessor. Maximum number of delegates per course is 15.

Training Materials & Certification:

Each learner will receive a workbook which contains the underpinning knowledge.

Learners will receive a certificate of attendance which can be used towards the knowledge criteria of the Care Certificate.

To enrol on our E-Learning Care Certificate please fill in this form – CTP will then get back in touch with you within 48 hours

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