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Working in Health and Social Care

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This course includes:

01:41:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

7 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion


Key Concepts Covered by This Free Course:

  • Develop an understanding of person-centered care and risk management.
  • Gain knowledge about safeguarding and decision-making in personalized care.
  • Learn non-verbal communication and its importance in care services.
  • Understand how to handle and maintain confidential information and records.
  • Develop skills to encourage effective relationships with colleagues.
  • Gain knowledge on actions to support and reduce abuse in the care sector.

Course Overview 

The "Working in Health and Social Care" course is designed to provide learners with the necessary knowledge and skills required to work in the healthcare sector. This course covers important topics such as person-centered care, safeguarding, and risk management. Learners will develop an understanding of non-verbal communication, the importance of maintaining confidential information, and how to establish effective relationships with colleagues. This course will equip learners with essential knowledge to work confidently in the healthcare sector.

Course Benefits 

The "Working in Health and Social Care" course is an ideal choice for individuals who aspire to pursue a career in healthcare. This course provides learners with a comprehensive understanding of the healthcare sector, including the importance of person-centered care, safeguarding, and risk management. By completing this course, learners will gain knowledge about handling confidential information, effective communication, and establishing positive relationships with colleagues. The course offers flexibility in learning, enabling learners to study at their own pace and fit their learning around their other commitments.

Career Path 

  • Health Care Assistant - Provide support and assistance to healthcare professionals in hospitals, clinics, or nursing homes.
  • Support Worker - Provide assistance and support to vulnerable individuals, including the elderly or disabled, in their homes or residential care settings.
  • Care Coordinator - Coordinate care plans and liaise with healthcare professionals to ensure the delivery of quality care to patients.
  • Social Worker - Provide support and assistance to individuals, families, and communities to improve their well-being and access to social services.
  • Mental Health Support Worker - Provide support and assistance to individuals experiencing mental health issues, including counseling and therapy.
  • Occupational Therapist - Help individuals with disabilities or injuries to regain independence and carry out daily activities by providing therapy and rehabilitation.
Course content

Working in Health and Social Care

1: Person-Centred Care and risk management


2: Actions and Support and Reduce The Abuse


3: Safegurding and Decision making in Personalised care


4 : Non-verbal Communication


5: Importance of Secure System


6: Hnadling Information and Maintain Records


7: Encouraging Effective Relationships with Colleagues


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