CONFIDENTIALITY working in health and social care, it’s important that you understand your duty of confidentiality. It is your duty to ensure that you respect your clients and their legal right to privacy.
Every single client who requires a health or social care service do have needs they are unable to meet themselves. This course addresses all the training needs, you require to support your clients to live life to the full.
A person’s behaviour can be defined as “challenging” if it puts them or those around them (such as their carer) at risk or leads to a poorer quality of life. It can also impact their ability to join in everyday activities. Challenging behaviour can include aggression. self-harm.
CARE PLANNING the purpose of care planning will support care workers’ roles in providing consistent care and types of support for each person based on their individual needs
EATING DISORDER are characterised by irregular eating habits and severe distress or concern about body weight or shape. Eating disturbances may include inadequate or excessive food intake which can ultimately damage an individual’s well-being.
HAND HYGIENE TRAINING It is known that hands are the most common cause of spreading infection, hence hand hygiene needs teaching in all health and social care situations.
DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY ensures promoting and supporting diversity in the workplace which is an important aspect of good people management. It encourages valuing everyone in the organisation as an individual.
FOOD SAFETY helps to protect from the risk of food borne illnesses. It also helps to prevent from risks of health –related conditions such as allergy and even death.
INFECTION CONTROL AWARENESS will teach you about the spread of infection and what you can do to protect both yourself and the people you care for.
FIRST AID AWARENESS is the first and immediate assistance given to any person suffering from either a minor or serious illness or injury, with care provided to preserve life, prevent the condition from worsening, or to promote recovery.