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Understanding the Care Certificate Standards and CPD for Managers, Assessors and Trainers

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Nursing and Health Care, Train the Trainer

Course overview

The Care Certificate provides clear evidence to employers, patients and people who receive care and support, that the health or social care worker has been trained and developed to specific set of standards. To support the Healthcare Support Worker or Adult Social Care Worker (HCSW/ASCW) to gain the most up to date knowledge Managers and Assessors must ensure that their own knowledge and practice is up to date.
This course has been designed to provide CPD activity for the 15 standards in the Care Certificate. This CPD activity will support Managers and Assessors to ensure that their knowledge is up to date and at the level required to support or assess the Care Certificate for each new employee. 
Within the session learners will explore the different ways in which CPD can be obtained, achieved and recorded to best evidence that their knowledge is current and at the required standard to support individuals completing their Care Certificate.
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
The Care Certificate standards, group discussions, example CPD entries, small group activities and self-assessment.
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Care Certificate Framework

Course content

An overview of the Care Certificate
The Care Certificate 15 Standards:
Understand Your Role
Your Personal Development
Duty of Care
Equality and Diversity
Work in a Person Centred Way
Privacy and Dignity
Fluids and Nutrition
Awareness of Mental Health, Dementia, Learning Disability
Safeguarding Adults
Safeguarding Children
Basic life Support
Health and Safety
Handling Information
Infection Prevention and Control
Documenting CPD
An overview of the assessment process and methods

Learning outcomes

State the required outcomes of the Care Certificate
List the 15 standards of the Care Certificate
Evidence CPD activity to support a robust quality assurance system
Describe the assessment process and methods used


7 hours

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