care certificate

The Care Certificate has launched

As of 1 April 2015, all social care support workers will be expected to attain a Care Certificate within their first 12 weeks of employment. The Care Certificate sets out the basic skills, knowledge and behaviours that are required to give safe, effective and compassionate care. There are over 1.3 million healthcare assistants and social […]

New care workers will have to earn certificate

New care workers will have to earn a training certificate within 12 weeks of starting a job, the BBC has learned. The scheme comes in from March 2015 in England for staff including assistants in hospitals, care homes and those who look after people in their own homes. Topics will include infection control, dementia care […]