Basic Healthcare - Care Certificate

Who is this course for?

This basic health care assistant course is designed for people who would like to start health care assistant career but have no knowledge or experience in Health and Social Care sector. Also, this course is suitable for people who have had a gap in work experience due to different circumstances and would like to refresh/update their knowledge before applying for health care Assistant vacancies.

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Basic Healthcare

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This course is conducted over 4 days and lasts from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm (Includes practical sessions on Basic First Aid and Moving and handling)

After theoretical part of the training, students are encouraged to take voluntary work as health care assistants for 70 hours (Counts towards their experience) in a Care / Nursing / Residential Home which could be arranged just after a person has received DBS Certificate.

  • All candidates must be 18+ years old and have no criminal records.
  • All candidates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English.
  • All candidates must provide original documents required for DBS application (see terms and conditions).
  • 15 Care Certificate Standards
  • Understand Your Role
  • Your Personal Development
  • Duty of Care
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Work in a Person – Centred Way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and Dignity
  • Fluids and Nutrition
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
  • Safeguarding Adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Health and Safety
  • Handling Information
  • First Aid Awareness
  • Infection Control

(£180.00) – When you attend the 4 Face -to-Face Sessions.

Or

(£100.00) – When you complete the E-Learning + 1 day practical session of Basic First Aid & Moving and Handling at the Centre.

This price includes DBS, optional volunteer work placement and references.

Moving & Handling

Moving & Handling

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Moving & Handling

This course will provide you with essential introduction on performing moving & handling techniques.

Course Duration

This course is conducted over approximately 6 hours in class.

Entry Requirements

  • All candidates must be 18+ years old and have no criminal records.
  • All candidates must have a good understanding of written and spoken English.
  • Moving and handling legislation
  • Duty of care (Employer and Employees)
  • Risk assessments
  • Principles of correct and safe handling of inanimate and animate objects
  • Structure of the spine and injuries, diseases associated with the spine (Spine anatomy)
  • Poor and unsafe practices
  • Use of small moving and handling aids
  • Correct use of equipment
  • Dignity in moving and handling people
  • The total fee for this training is (£65.00).

Mandatory training

Mandatory training for nurses and healthcare professionals:

The course duration is 1 day and targets, Nurses, HCA and other Healthcare Professionals.

Mandatory training

Mandatory training

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  • Legislations and National Guidelines
  • Professional Code of Conduct
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Health and Safety and Welfare (Risk Assessment, RIDDOR, COSHH, Display Screen Equipment and Fall Prevention)
  • Equality, Diversity and Human Rights
  • NHS Conflict Resolution (Communication, Violence/Aggression, Lone Worker, Complaints Handling)
  • Moving and Handling (Theory and Practical Patient Handling)
  • Safeguarding Children Level 1 and 2
  • Safeguarding Adults Level 1 and 2 (Mental Health Act, MCA and DoLS)
  • Consent in Care and Treatment
  • Information Governance (Caldicott Principles, Confidentiality, Counter Fraud and Bribery, Data Protection and Record Management)
  • Preventing of Radicalisation
  • Infection Prevention and Control 1 and 2
  • Food Safety Level 2
  • Fire Safety (Theory and Practical)
  • Adult and Paediatric (BLS) Level 1 and 2 with AED (Theory and Practical)
  • Knowledge and Practical Skills Assessments
Assessment method:
  • These topics are followed by a theoretical assessment which requires a pass mark of 80%.
  • There is also a part that candidates need to demonstrate by taking part in a practical demonstration such as, Safe people moving and manual handling skills and procedures and Basic Life support practical using a training manikin.
  • Fee: £60

The Care Certificate

The Care Certificate

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The Care Certificate

The Care Certificate was a recommendation from the Cavendish review in February 2013 by Camilla Cavendish, which made suggestions on how to improve the quality of care provided by health care assistant and care support workers in health and social care settings. Its aim is to ensure that all health care staff have the required skills, knowledge, competences, experience and compassionate care to be able to provide high quality care. The Care Certificate consists 15 specific standards that requires competency assessment of knowledge and skills.

  • Understand your role
  • Your personal development
  • Duty of care
  • Equality and diversity
  • Work in a person – centred way
  • Communication
  • Privacy and dignity
  • Fluids and nutrition
  • Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disability
  • Safeguarding adults
  • Safeguarding Children
  • Basic Life Support
  • Health and Safety
  • Handling information
  • Infection prevention and control
  • These topics are followed by a theoretical assessment which requires a pass mark of 80%.
  • There is also a part that candidates need to demonstrate by taking part in a practical demonstration such as, Safe people moving and manual handling skills and procedures and Basic Life support practical using a training manikin.

Fee: £75