Care Certificate Standard 1 - Understanding Your Role

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    Care Certificate Standard 1 - Understanding Your Role | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    2 hours

    CPD Hours

    2 hours


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    CPD Certificate

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    Who is the course for?

    This online Care Certificate Standard 1 course is designed for healthcare support workers, adult social care workers, and non-clinical staff involved directly with patients or service users in various settings, including NHS facilities, residential homes, nursing homes, and community care environments. It is essential for new staff undergoing induction and valuable for existing staff needing to reaffirm their knowledge.

    Course content

    This Care Certificate Standard 1 online course is divided into the following sections:

    Introduction to your role

    • Overview of the Care Certificate and its significance in healthcare and social care settings.

    Rights and responsibilities at work

    •  A detailed look at legal and ethical obligations within the workplace.

    Information handling and data security

    •  Best practices for managing sensitive information in compliance with current laws.

    Equality Act 2010

    • Understanding rights and responsibilities under the Act to promote equality and prevent discrimination.

    Working in partnership

    • Techniques for effective collaboration with both healthcare colleagues and other professionals.

    End-of-course assessment

    • Evaluation through tests to measure understanding and readiness to apply knowledge in the workplace.

    Course aims

    This Care Certificate Standard 1 e-learning course aims to provide foundational knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of healthcare and social care workers, ensuring adherence to legal and regulatory frameworks for safe and effective practice.

    Learning objectives

    This Care Certificate Standard 1 eLearning course will:

    • Cover essential legal and ethical standards and codes of conduct for healthcare and social care workers.
    • Provide detailed explanations on aligning daily practices with employer policies and procedures.
    • Offer guidance on identifying and appropriately escalating workplace concerns.
    • Present strategies for maintaining transparency and honesty in communications.
    • Discuss the significance of individual care responsibilities and rights of those supported.
    • Focus on the importance of teamwork and effective partnership within the care sector.

    Learning outcomes

    On completion of this Care Certificate Standard 1 online training course, the learner will be able to:

    • Identify role-specific duties and standards

      • Learners will be able to articulate their primary duties and responsibilities and accurately list the standards and codes of conduct relevant to their role within health and social care settings.

    • Adhere to employer's standards

      • Demonstrate compliance with employer policies, procedures, and expectations.

    • Access and utilise workplace guidelines

      • Show proficiency in accessing and applying the most current and relevant workplace guidelines to maintain standard practices.

    • Practice candour in communications

      • Recognise and disclose where errors have occurred and state the importance of openness for effective communication.

    • Differentiate professional relationships

      • Explain the distinction between professional and personal relationships and identify various professional relationships in health and social care environments.

    • Enhance teamwork and collaborative practices

      • Display behaviours and attitudes that foster effective teamwork and collaboration within health and social care settings.

    Accreditation and Certification

    This online Care Certificate Standard 1 training course is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. It complies with the requirements of Skills for Care and the Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), meeting legislative and regulatory standards for health and social care settings. Successful completion grants a CPD certificate, confirming adherence to these high standards for the theory element of this standard.

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    Why is the course important?

    This Care Certificate Standard 1 online training course is crucial for ensuring that all personnel involved in health and social care are fully aware of their roles and responsibilities. It supports compliance with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the Skills for Care, and the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), enhancing the quality of care and safety provided in healthcare settings. The course helps establish a solid foundation for safe and effective practices in the care environment, making it an essential stepping stone for anyone entering or progressing within the health and social care sectors.

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