Handling Information in a Care Setting course

Handling Information in a Care Setting

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This Handling Information in a Care Setting course meets the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD

Gain knowledge and awareness of health and safety in care settings, including legislation, policies, and responsibilities. Learn how to handle common hazards, emergencies, accidents, and sudden illnesses while exploring staff welfare and the work environment.

Over 100 residents in care homes throughout the UK sustain injuries daily. This online training course introduces handling information in care settings and covers essential topics such as confidentiality, secure handling of information, and legislation relating to storing and managing data. It emphasises the need for positive relationships with care users and maintaining their trust.

Care homes are unique workplaces as they also serve as homes for their residents, and as such, their health and safety must be managed effectively while respecting their dignity and freedom. This course aims to equip staff with the necessary knowledge and understanding of their responsibilities in maintaining a safe and respectful environment for residents.

The course covers critical topics such as legislation applicable to care homes, responsibilities of management and employees, and developing safe work systems. It also discusses common hazards and emergencies in care settings and discusses staff welfare.

This training course is an essential awareness tool for anyone working in the care sector. It acts as an introduction to health and safety practices in care settings, putting legislation into practice.

 

 

This Handling Information in a Care Setting online course is approved by:

 CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

 

 

  • Legislation and policies relating to health and safety in the care sector

  • Responsibilities of management and staff in maintaining a safe environment for residents

  • Hazard identification, risk assessments and control measures

  • Handling common hazards, accidents, emergencies, and sudden illnesses

  • Developing systems of work and safety procedures

  • Maintaining a safe and healthy work environment

  • Confidentiality and the correct handling of personal information

  • Importance of positive relationships with care users

  • Putting health and safety principles into practice in a care setting

 

  • All staff working in a care setting, especially those new to the environment

  • Those seeking to increase their knowledge of health and safety in care settings

  • Anyone responsible for health and safety in a caring environment

  • Individuals who want to learn about the legislation, policies, and responsibilities relating to health and safety in the care sector

  • People who want to know how to handle common hazards, accidents, emergencies, and sudden illnesses in care settings

  • People working in primary, community, and secondary healthcare settings, including hospitals, nursing and residential care homes, dentists, and domiciliary care

  • Registered managers, health care assistants, support workers, service users, medical staff, and community carers

Over two modules, this course will help you develop specialist knowledge and understand the legislation applicable to care homes, the responsibilities of management/staff, and what to do in some common hazards.

Module 1:Legislation

Rules are important, they govern every aspect of our lives, and we rely on them for everything. In this module, we will examine the laws, policies, and procedures that affect how you work; we’ll consider who’s responsible for keeping people safe in your workplace.

Module 2: Putting it Into Practice

This module provides practical guidance on implementing health and safety principles in a care setting. It covers risk assessments, safe systems of work, emergency procedures, and more.  

 

At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per
course.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

20 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).

 
After successful completion ofthe course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
 
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.
 
 

 

This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 

Try before you buy

You can always check the first module of our course for free

Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.

 

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.

 

Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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