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This event is available on the following dates:

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The Care Certificate

Target Audience: This course is specifically for workers new to social care, or those who have not completed a formal induction; this can also include volunteers.
Pre-requisites: This course will require basic literacy skills; however suitable adjustments can be made for participants who identify that support is required to the trainer.
Course Aims: To comply with the Care Act 2014 all staff new to care are required to complete the Care Certificate.

The Care certificate is based on 15 standards in which workers are required to meet a series of knowledge requirements and a set of observed practice competence requirements

The 15 Standards are:

  1. Understand your role
  2. Your personal development
  3. Duty of care
  4. Equality and diversity
  5. Work in a person centred way
  6. Communication
  7. Privacy and dignity
  8. Fluids and nutrition
  9. Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
  10. Safeguarding adults
  11. Safeguarding Children
  12. Basic Life Support
  13. Health and Safety
  14. Handling information
  15. Infection prevention and control

To book contact, workforcedevelopment@calderdale.gov.uk