Course Overview This course is designed to provide the health worker/organisation with an awareness of their responsibilities with regard to the legal aspects of the care that they provide and the rights of the individual.
Who needs this qualification?
This qualification is specifically targeted at employees working in care homes, in the public and private sectors.
Why is this training important?
This is of high importance to all health care providers. The Mental Capacity Act that came into force in April 2007 brings into question
issues surrounding consent, particularly with regard to the person without capacity; who can consent on their behalf? Health providers
must act within the law on issues such as photography, provision of nursing care, and confidentiality.
- Who does the act affect
- Mental capacity defined
- Core principles of the act
- Lack of capacity
- Capacity assessments
- Examples of help that may aid a person to make their own decisions
- Record keeping
- Limitations on restraint
- Lasting & enduring powers of attorney
- Summary & practical actions required in the workplace.
The Course is 3 Hours duration and will be delivered at your own premises or at a convenient off site location. Delegates will receive a Handout Pack and Course Outline for use on the day Delegates will also receive a Certificate of attendance within a week of the event. All courses are fully evaluated using our own documentation but in-house evaluation methods can be used if preferred.
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Our training courses can be provided though out the UK.
Health and safety in care homes
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Also provides risk assessment examples and checklists for training and self-auditing. Other specifics covered include incident reporting, work-related stress, legionella, water temperatures, hot surfaces, utilities, asbestos and matters concerning kitchens, laundry and outdoors.
Handling home care: Achieving safe, efficient and positive outcomes for care workers and clients
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