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Care Certificate Training

Care Certificate Training

CPD Points 30 | Duration 5 Days | £524.00 per delegate

Course Introduction

The Care Certificate, which replaces the National Minimum Training Standards and Common Induction Standards, was introduced in March 2015 and all new Healthcare Assistants, Assistant Practitioners and Care Support Workers are recommended to obtain one in their first 12 weeks of employment. The Care Certificate is underpinned by the 6 Cs and sets out the learning outcomes and standards of behaviour expected from these staff groups. The standards it sets out may be actively looked for by CQC inspection teams.

Annie Barr Associates have developed a course to provide the fundamental skills and knowledge needed to become competent in the Care Certificate Standards and thus provide safe, effective and compassionate care.

This course is accredited by the Royal College of General Practitioners

Course Aims

  • Explore and understand your role
  • Understand the importance of safe clinical practice
  • Comprehensively cover the fundamental skills applicable to your role
  • Meet the Care Certificate Standards

Course Content

The training is based around assisting delegates on demonstrating they can meet the 15 Care Certificate Standards:

  1. Understanding 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 and safety
  14. Handling information
  15. Infection prevention and control

We also cover an additional standard of our own, Vital Signs, which covers physiological measurements such as manual BP, temperature and respiratory rate.

Please note: We assume that some of the standards such as health and safety will have been covered during your Healthcare Workers induction and therefore they do not form part of the course. If you require them to be covered please contact us.

Who should attend / would be applicable?

  • HCAs working in general practice, primary and secondary care
  • Assistant Practitioners
  • Care Support Workers
  • Adult Social Care Workers giving direct care in residential and nursing homes and hospices
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