Understanding Your Role in Care

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Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services to children or adults in need or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or poverty.

Although you will have been supplied with a Job Description when you started work, it is important to have a good overview of what your role in care will entail. This course endeavours to provide a great foundation for new and current workers in this field.

Course Content:

  • Defining social care
  • Why people choose care as a career
  • What are the goals and objectives of care
  • Codes of practice
  • Government legislation
  • Dealing with conflicts at work

Approved by: CPD

  • Duty of Care
    A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first.
  • Person-Centred Care
    This course will give you an understanding of person centred approaches for care and support, and how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting.
  • Your Personal Development
    The course will start by looking at the way standards are set, monitored and regulated for social care organisations and workers throughout the UK. It then goes on to cover the codes of practice and legislation, reflecting on your work to ensure cont
  • Dignity and Privacy
    The course will start by defining dignity and privacy within the healthcare sector, and will explain how the two are quite often linked.
  • Handling Information in a Care Setting
    At the end of this course you will be able to understand the need for secure handling of information in social care settings and you will know how to access support for handling information in those settings.
  • Principles of Communication
    When working in the adult social care sector, communicating is essential to develop your understanding of a service user’s needs, so you can provide them with the support they require.





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