Person Centred Care online course

Person-Centred Care

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This Person-Centred Care course meets the regulations of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD

This Person-Centred Care course guides health and social care workers on providing adequate care for a person’s needs. It puts patients and their families at the centre of care decisions. It covers principles, shared decision-making, and communication for achieving person-centred care in organisations.

Person-centred care is a holistic approach to providing care and support that focuses on the individual’s needs and preferences. This training course aims to provide healthcare professionals with an understanding of person-centred approaches and to implement them in an adult social care setting.

It begins by defining person-centred care and discussing its origins. It explores the values of person-centred care, highlighting the importance of tailoring care to meet individual needs. The training covers various topics, including care plans, daily reports, obtaining consent, and data protection.

The course emphasises the importance of obtaining consent. It encourages participants to consider ways they can provide care and support the different needs of individuals. The training provides examples of care plans and a case study to understand how to apply practical knowledge in practice.

After completing the course, healthcare professionals will have the skills and knowledge to provide daily personalised care. They can help service users make decisions and ensure care plans cover all patients’ needs. The course prepares participants to improve care provision in the changing person-centred care environment.



This Person-Centred Care 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.



  • Understand the meaning and importance of person-centred care.

  • Recognise the principles of person-centred care.

  • Know the legislation relating to person-centred care, like the Health and Social Care Act.

  • Explore how to apply person-centred care in practice to fulfil the principles.

  • Know how to conduct shared decision-making in a person-centred manner.

  • Understand the information that should be included in a person-centred care plan.

  • Recognise the significance of record-keeping, data protection, and acquiring patient consent.

  • Know where to find further resources and training.


This Person-Centred Care training is suitable for the following:


  • Anyone in a care setting, whether a hospital nurse or a residential home carer.

  • Anyone at any level of their healthcare career, whether starting or having years of experience.

  • Social care and health staff working in local authorities, organisations providing care and support, voluntary organisations, housing, and children’s services.

  • Social workers, social care officers, managers, frontline care staff, occupational therapists, nurses, clinical staff, housing officers, and carers (paid, voluntary, and informal).

  • Health care workers, including nurses, doctors, ambulance services, and clinical and non-clinical workers.

  • Youth workers, including activity leaders, passenger transport services, and volunteers.

  • Nursing professionals

  • Counselors & Psychologists

  • Healthcare Assistant

  • Support Worker

  • Social Care Worker

  • Adult Nursing

  • Adult Support Worker

  • Mental Health Care Assistant

  • Social Care Assessor


Module 1: Course Overview

This module explores the fundamental topics covered in this course.

Module 2: Definitions and Values

This module explains what person-centred care is, the principles of person-centred care, the person-centred care: example, why person-centred care is essential, and the values that should be upheld when providing person-centred care.

Module 3: Care Plans and Consent

This module will develop your understanding of what a person-centred care plan should include, with step-by-step guidance on creating one and consent.

Module 4: Daily Reports

This module examines the daily reporting process and why daily reporting is an essential element of the care plan.

Module 5: Example Care Plans

This module looks at some example care plans and how care plans are structured.

Module 6: Case Study

This module explains through a range of case studies to equip you with real-world skills to be put into practice.



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

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

Course Duration:

45 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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