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A duty of care is “A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others”. It’s an obligation well understood by employers and parents – and in health and social care it’s of particular importance. This short course will prepare you for all the different factors you need to consider when you your health or social care role includes an explicit duty of care.
As you work your way through this five-module duty of care training course you will develop an understanding of how the duty of care is not so much a burden as a universal approach which contributes to safe practice. You’ll also look at some dilemmas that can arise and learn how to deal with incidents, errors, near misses and complaints as well as understand how to deal with confrontation and difficult situations.
The knowledge element of standard 3 of the Care Certificate is covered in this course, at the end of which you’ll get a certificate with your name, the CPD hours earned, the date and learning objectives discussed.
This course is ideal for you if you’re new to a healthcare support worker or adult social care worker role. It’s for any staff providing direct care to patients or individuals. This course will also be useful for you if you’re moving to a new role within your organisation or simply want to refresh your knowledge of the Skills for Care Certificate.
Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a good knowledge of:
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