Duty of Care Level 1
The Duty of Care Level 1 course is designed to help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers understand their duty of care and how to fulfil it, with consideration for legislation, workplace policies, and possible conflicts.
The course aims to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of their responsibilities as care workers, and the legal and ethical frameworks that underpin their role. It may cover topics such as duty of care, safeguarding, confidentiality, consent, and professional boundaries.
Successful completion of the course will result in the issuance of a certificate that is valid for three years. This certificate may be used to demonstrate that the learner has achieved a certain level of competence and knowledge in their role as a healthcare support worker or adult social care worker.
The course is designed to be completed in a relatively short period of time, with a duration of 1.5 hours.
This course is mapped to various standards, including the Skills for Care Care Certificate Standards 1-15, the Care Quality Commission, the Skills for Health Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF), and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) QS123. This course has been designed to meet industry standards and regulations and to provide learners with a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in their role as care workers. This course costs £170 for up to 12 learners. Prices may vary based on your requirements.
- Understand ‘duty of care' in a health and social care context
- Recognise the groups for whom health and social care professionals have a duty of care
- Outline the key obligations to those for whom you have a duty of care
- Understand how legislation and workplace policies, protocols and guidelines help ensure that you fulfil your duty of care
- Describe possible conflicts between duty of care to a client and the demands of an employer
- Identify sources of help in resolving dilemmas relating to duty of care
Care Certificate Courses
Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an awareness of safeguarding issues and how they can effectively safeguard adults at risk of harm.
Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an awareness of the concept of person centred care and support.
Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with an awareness and understanding of key health and safety issues.
Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers with basic knowledge of medications, their effects and safety issues and how to assist with healthcare tasks.
Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers to communicate effectively to improve outcomes for individuals they support.
Aim: To help healthcare support workers and adult social care workers understand the principles of equality and diversity, how to promote inclusion and reduce discrimination.
Aim: To raise learners’ awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities and how to promote positive wellbeing.