What to expect from this course
Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services to children or adults in need, or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or poverty.
Choosing a job in health and social care means you want to make a difference to other people’s lives by supporting and caring for them, so they can thrive and their quality of life is enhanced. To work in a professional manner and provide the best quality of care, you need to know the duties, responsibilities and boundaries of your job.
This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.
Course content includes:
- The course structure
- Understanding social care
- Agreed ways of working
- Keeping up-to-date
- Working in partnership
- Resolving conflicts
Approximately 40 minutes, but you can spend as little or as much time on each subject as you wish, and go forward or back through the course at any time.
This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Study at your own pace and log in and out as often as you wish.
Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features.
Allows you to work at your own pace, testing your knowledge as you progress through the course.
Assessment is by a short multiple choice end of course test, on successful completion of which a CPD-accredited certificate can be downloaded.