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Care Certificate Training

The Care Certificate was introduced in April 2015 and it is now the expectation of all those working as healthcare assistants and adult social care workers to undertake this learning as part of their induction programme. The Care Certificate was created as a result of the Cavendish Review which was published in July 2013. This review was part of the response to the Francis Inquiry into the failings of care at the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust. The Care Certificate applies across the health and social care sectors and can be portable between sectors and organisations.

There are 15 standards that make up the Care Certificate. The standards take account of: The Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England, The Social Care Commitment, which is the social care sector’s promise to provide people who need care and support with high-quality services, The Chief Nursing Officer for England’s ‘6Cs’. These are care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment.

Do you have health and social care staff that require the Care Certificate training? FMC offers training in Carlisle, Cumbria and all over the UK. Training can be administered at our Carlisle training facility or at your location if more convenient. If necessary, training can also take place on evenings and weekends. Get in touch via our contact form to arrange your Care Certificate training or call us on 01228 538016.

Below are the 15 standards, this training can be delivered over 3-5 days or less depending on a blended delivery.

  • Standard 1 - Understanding your role
  • Standard 2 - Personal development
  • Standard 3 - Duty of care
  • Standard 4 - Equality and diversity
  • Standard 5 - Person-centred values
  • Standard 6 - Communication
  • Standard 7 - Privacy and dignity
  • Standard 8 - Fluids and nutrition
  • Standard 9 - Mental health, dementia and learning disability awareness
  • Standard 10 - Safeguarding adults
  • Standard 11 - Safeguarding children
  • Standard 12 - Basic life support
  • Standard 13 - Health and safety
  • Standard 14 - Handling information
  • Standard 15 - Infection prevention and control

During the course, all learners will receive a workbook. Within the workbook is everything you need to know and understand each of the Care Certificate’s 15 standards. Questions and activities in the book will be completed during training to demonstrate understanding of course knowledge content.

On completing the course, all learners will be issued with a knowledge certificate.

Why use FMC for your Care Certificate training?

Because FMC has a wealth of experience in the health and social care sector. Director, Fiona Carruthers, has 18 years’ experience training in Health and Social Care in roles such as residential carer/supervisor, assessor, internal verifier, centre coordinator and college lecturer. Her expertise is used to administer a range of evidence-based courses, many with RQF accreditation, which are ideally suited for demonstrating staff learning and competency to bodies such as the Care Quality Commission.

All our training courses are a benchmark for quality. Further to this, FMC are internally and externally quality assured throughout the year and undertake robust annual inspections.

FMC Training prides itself on flexibility with the courses it offers. As standard, courses run Monday to Friday 9.00-16.30, but can be arranged on evenings or weekends if necessary. Courses are also adaptable, so the training delivered will be highly specific to your organisation. Furthermore, there is the option to receive training at our Carlisle training centre or your workplace, whichever is most convenient.

Want to get your new staff Care Certificate trained? FMC delivers the necessary training in a friendly atmosphere. Get in touch via our contact form to arrange your Care Certificate training or call us on 01228 538016 /Mob: 07776 428 563 to book now.

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