The Care Certificate - 3 1/2 Day ProgrammeSubject categories: General Health and Social Care, Inductions
The Care Certificate will provide clear evidence to employers, patients and people who receive care and support, that the health or social care worker who is supporting them has been assessed against a specific set of standards and has demonstarted they have the skills, knowledge and behaviours to ensure that they provide compassionate and high quality care and support.
Within this programme, 3 ½ days of training will be delivered to staff:
Safeguarding Adults and Children and Work in a Person Centred Way
Equality and Diversity and Privacy and Dignity
Fluids and Nutrition and Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disability
Basic Life Support – half day only
Following each session a full resource pack for each subject will be provided for further reading plus a full certificate will be issued for each subject covered.
Throughout the 3 days, the outcomes for standards 1, 2 and 3 are embedded into training delivery – Understand your Role, Duty of Care and Personal Development. Learners will be provided with additional resources to support them to complete the knowledge for these standards following the 3 1/2 day programme.
At the end of the programme, learners will also receive reading resources for the following standards – Communication, Handling Information, Health and Safety
and Infection Control. This will provide them with additional resources to support them to complete the knowledge for these standards following the programnme.
The Six C’s are also discussed throughout each session and embedded into delivery.
Safeguarding Adults and Safeguarding Children: Standards 10 and 11
Work in a Person Centred Way: Standard 5
Equality and Diversity: Standard 4
Privacy and Dignity: Standard 7
Fluids and Nutrition: Standard 8
Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia and Learning Disability: Standard 9
Reduce the likelihood of abuse
Respond to suspected or disclosed abuse
Understand person centred values
Understand working in a person centred way
Support individuals to minimise pain and discomfort
Support individuals to maintain their identity and self-esteem
Understand the importance of equality and inclusion
Work in an inclusive way
Access information, advice and support about diversity, equality and inclusion
Understand the principles that underpin privacy and dignity in care
Maintain the privacy and dignity of individuals they support
Support an individual’s right to make choices
Understand how to support active participation
Understand the principles of hydration, nutrition and food safety
Support individuals to have access to food and fluids in accordance with their plan of care
Understand the needs and experiences of people with mental health conditions, dementia or learning disabilities
Understand the importance of promoting positive health and wellbeing
Understand the adjustments which may be necessary in care delivery
Understand the importance of early detection
Understand the legal frameworks, policy and guidelines
Understand the meaning of mental capacity in relation to how care is provided