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The Care Certificate and Social Care Commitment. Principles of the Care Certificate. Applicable across health and social care Portable/transferable Build on the Common Induction Standards (CIS) and National Minimum Training Standards (NMTS)

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The Care Certificate and

Social Care Commitment


Principles of the care certificate
Principles of the Care Certificate

  • Applicable across health and social care

  • Portable/transferable

  • Build on the Common Induction Standards (CIS) and National Minimum Training Standards (NMTS)

  • Contain competences mapped to existing qualifications

  • Train people to be caring, and equip them with the skills to be able to provide quality care


The Standards

  • Understand your role

  • Your personal development

  • Duty of care

  • Equality and diversity

  • Work in a person centred way

    6. Communication

    7. Privacy and dignity

    8. Fluids and nutrition


The Standards cont.

9. Dementia and cognitive issues

10. Safeguarding adults

11. Safeguarding children

12. Basic life support

13. Health and safety

14. Handling information

15. Infection prevention and control


Assessment

  • Within a care setting

  • In practice

  • With people who use services/patients

  • And should be completed face to face by an occupationally competent assessor


Quality Assurance

  • The employer is responsible for assuring the quality of the teaching and assessment of the Care Certificate

  • Certification should be recorded by the employer


How to find out more

Visit our website www.skillsforcare.org.uk/carecertificate

For regular updates sign up to our enews: [email protected]



Quality people quality care
Quality People, Quality Care

  • Sign up to the seven “I will…” statements

  • Employers promise to give their workers the development they need

  • Employees promise to put their values into practice in their daily work

  • Guidance and resources to support employers and employees


The employer commitment is a promise to
The employer commitment is a promise to:

Recruit staff who care

Make sure staff understand safety and quality standards

Help staff develop their skills

Take responsibility for how staff work


The employer commitment is a promise to1
The employer commitment is a promise to:

Supervise staff properly

Provide thorough induction training

Support staff to put their commitment into practice everyday


Increase your confidence

in your skills and abilities

and get more out of

your role.


The employee commitment is a promise to
The employee commitment is a promise to:

Work responsibly

Uphold dignity

Work co-operatively

Communicate effectively


The employee commitment is a promise to1
The employee commitment is a promise to:

Protect privacy

Continue to learn

Treat People Fairly


Why should i sign up
Why should I sign up?

  • Easy to access

  • Sector-wide suitability

  • Potential to generate better workforce practices

  • Raise care standards

  • Act as a beacon of quality when choosing care


That s great but i don t have the time to sign up
That’s great but I don’t have the time to sign up!

  • 95% of employers who have signed up and made their commitment said sign up is straight forward

  • 85% said they have already seen or expect to see an improvement in the quality of care they deliver

  • 83% said it has lead or will lead to improvements to staff training and development



Conclusions
Conclusions

  • It’s quick and straightforward to sign up

  • The resources for employers and employees and the support available from the Social Care Commitment Team is really helpful

  • The Social Care Commitment has already delivered tangible benefits and the breadth and intensity of these is to increase in the future


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Carol Mitchell

07779 351 734

[email protected]


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