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Understanding The Care Certificate

Subject category: General Health and Social Care

Course overview

This course has been developed to provide an introduction to The Care Certificate, including who developed it, why it was developed and how this can be implemented. This course explains how the Care Certificate forms part of an induction which an employer must provide legally and in order to meet the regulations from The Care Quality Commission with regards to The 5 Key Questions.
Learners will gain an understanding of how the Care Certificate will provide clear evidence that the health or social care worker been assessed against a specific set of standards. Learners will leave the course knowing how they will complete their Care Certificate and the responsibilities which are theirs and their employer‘s to ensure it is complete within the first 12 weeks of employment.
The standards cover the areas that are common to both the Health and Social Care workforces and meet the legal requirements for providers of regulated activities to ensure that their staff are suitably trained.
This course will give learners information around the assessment process of The Care Certificate and the various assessment methods which are used. They will discuss the process of CPD and the importance of keeping their CPD up to date.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Case studies, group discussions, self-assessments, small group activities and DVD clips.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Certificate Framework Document
The Care Certificate Assessor Document
The Care Certificate Self-Assessment Tool
The 6 C’s

Course content

The Care Certificate background
Overview of The Care Certificate
Look at the standards 1 to 15
Terminology used throughout The Care Certificate
Assessment process and methods of assessment
The process and benefits of CPD

Learning outcomes

Explain how and why The Care Certificate was introduced
Give an overview of The Care Certificate
List the 15 standards that make up The Care Certificate
Recognise terminology that is used throughout The Care Certificate
Describe the process and methods of assessing The Care Certificate
State the importance and benefits of up to date CPD


6 hours

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