Duty of Care e-Learning

Duty of Care e-Learning

A duty of care is the requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first.

Working in the health and social care sector involves working with lots of different people with a variety of needs, dependencies, backgrounds and wishes. As a care worker, you have a duty of care towards all the people you are involved with, during your working hours. This means you have to employ a reasonable level of care, to ensure they are kept safe from harm, abuse and injury.

This course will give you an introduction to the concept of duty of care, cover how duty of care affects your work, what to do if you come across a duty of care dilemma and where to go for support or advice along with some practical examples of duty of care situations.

Who should complete this course

  • Carers
  • Social Care Staff
  • Care Managers

Course syllabus

  • The Course Structure
  • The implications of Duty of Care
  • How Duty of Care Affects Your Work
  • Duty of Care Dilemmas
  • Resolving Dilemmas; Support and Advice
  • How to Respond to Complaints

Course duration

  • With this on-line course you can stop and restart your learning to suit your time constraints
  • 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)
  • Please note you will need a 3Mb+ internet enabled device (e.g. computer, laptop, tablet or smart-phone) to study this course, which is Windows7 or MAC OSX10.8+ with Flash Player 10+

Course costs

Assessment

  • The course consists of six modules with questions at the end. 
  • You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass
  • On successful completion of the course, you will be able to download your certificate to print immediately
  • This course is approved by CPD
    (Our CPD approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence)

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