You will learn about the importance of privacy and dignity and how they can be maintained, as well as the principles of self-care and how to support a person to make their own decisions.
This course is aimed at:
New members of staff in Healthcare Support Worker roles
New members of staff in Adult Social Care Worker roles
Any staff members who provide direct care to patients or individuals needing support
This course will also be useful for:
Staff moving into new roles within their organisation
Refreshing the knowledge of any member of staff
About this course
This course contains four bite-sized modules that use practice-based scenarios, videos and engaging questions to bring the subject to life.
The four modules are:
Principles that underpin privacy and dignity in care
Maintain the privacy and dignity of the individual(s) in your care
Support an individual's right to make choices and Support individuals in making choices about their care
Understand how to support active participation and Support the individual in active participation in their own care
Each module takes between five and ten minutes to complete; the modules that contain video clips take a little longer.
The knowledge element of standard 7 of the Care Certificate is covered in this course.
In this course you will learn:
What dignity is
How privacy and dignity can be compromised
How to ensure that privacy and dignity are maintained
How to support individuals to make decisions
What is the Mental Capacity Act
When risk assessments are necessary
What to do if you disagree with a decision
How to encourage active participation
What are the benefits of active participation
The principles of self-care
Here are some of the topics covered in this course:
What is dignity?| How to maintain privacy and dignity| Supporting individuals to make decisions| Testing for capacity - the Mental Capacity Act| Risk assessments| Encouraging active participation| Enabling self-care.