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Approved 
Programme

INTRODUCTION TO CARE WORK

The course covers a multitude of subjects including all the required mandatory courses as required by CQC and government guidelines.
 

Introduction to Care Course is an ideal training programme for new staff planning to work within a health & social care setting or as a refresher for anyone who may have worked in the industry and no longer have up to date certification.
 

The course is perfect for those of you wishing to work  in a nursing home, residential home or domiciliary care setting.

Introduction to Care Work
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INTRODUCTION

This qualification specification outlines the key information related to the Induction to Care Course.

 

QUALIFICATION PURPOSE

This qualification provides knowledge related to fire safety in the workplace, including the need for safe evacuation.

 

QUALIFICATION OBJECTIVE

This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.

QUALIFICATION STRUCTURE

This qualification comprises a single unit. The learning outcomes and assessment criteria can be found below.

COURSE OBJECTIVES 
By the end of this four day course learners will have a clear understanding of:

 

  • Person Centred Care

  • Equality and diversity

  • Caldicott Principles and data protection

  • Handling and Moving – Theory and Practice

  • Health and Safety including CoSHH and RIDDOR

  • Fire Awareness and Safety

  • Infection Control including MRSA and C.Diff

  • Food Hygiene and Nutrition

  • Safeguarding – Adults and Children

  • Managing Disclosure/Complaints Handling & Whistle blowing

  • Basic Life Support – theory and practice – Adult and child

  • Introduction to the Mental Capacity Act 2005