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.
Defining social care
Why people choose care as a career
What are the goals and objectives of care
Codes of practice
Dealing with conflicts at work
Approved by: CPD
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Duty of Care
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