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Home Care 2 - Role of the Home Carer
Home Care 2 – Role of the Home Carer

Designed exclusively for those providing care within the Home Care setting, this course introduces home carers to the types of tasks they might be expected to carry out and the range of individuals they may come into contact with; from young adults with learning difficulties through to older people. In addition, it considers the importance of working within professional boundaries and why it is necessary to understand and follow policies and procedures. It goes on to look at the right individuals have to take risks in their lives and how the risk assessment can assist to protect them from harm. It also considers the meaning of equal opportunities and diversity.

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Designed exclusively for those providing care within the Home Care setting, this course introduces home carers to the types of tasks they might be expected to carry out and the range of individuals they may come into contact with; from young adults with learning difficulties through to older people. In addition, it considers the importance of working within professional boundaries and why it is necessary to understand and follow policies and procedures. It goes on to look at the right individuals have to take risks in their lives and how the risk assessment can assist to protect them from harm. It also considers the meaning of equal opportunities and diversity.

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Overview

This online training course has been designed specifically for Care and Support Workers working in a social care setting. It may also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about Home Care 2 – Role of the Home Carer.

10 Interactive Chapters, Assessment Quiz and a CPD Accredited Certificate

Subjects covered include:

  • Care Activities
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Code of Practice
  • Values
  • Working in Partnership
  • Health and Safety
  • Worker Relationships
  • Equality and Diversity
  • Confidentiality
  • Risk Assessment
  • Summary
On average this online course should take around 40 minutes.

England

Care Certificate Standard 1

NOS: SCDHSC0023, SCDHSC0227

RQF: Responsibilities of a care worker (Level 2 Diploma in Care, Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care, Level 3 Diploma in Healthcare Support)

Wales

All Wales Induction Framework for Health and Social Care (AWIFHSC) Sections 1, 2 & 5

Scotland

National Care Standards

Northern Ireland

NISCC’s Induction Standards

Donna Sheldon MA, MRes, LinkedIn Profile

Donna Sheldon

Donna Sheldon is an esteemed course consultant at CareTutor specializing in “Home Care 1 – Principles of Person-Centred Care,” “Home Care 2 – Role of the Home Carer,” and “Understanding Diabetes.” With extensive experience spanning over 25 years in the early years, social care, and social housing sectors, Donna possesses a wealth of knowledge regarding services, legislation, good practice, and research in working with children and vulnerable adults.

Donna’s expertise extends to designing and delivering training and consultancy services to housing associations, children’s charities, and homelessness charities. Her focus areas include safeguarding, homelessness, domestic abuse, hoarding, trauma, resilience, the Care Act 2014, diversity and inclusion, conflict resolution, and lone working with vulnerable tenants and children. Moreover, Donna actively participates in national projects aimed at disseminating good practice to local authorities, fostering collaboration among social care providers, and sharing valuable resources and innovative approaches for working with children and vulnerable adults.

Driven by a deep passion for improving the lives and emotional well-being of others, Donna is dedicated to addressing the challenging issues that individuals may face. With over 25 years of experience in training, Donna is committed to up-skilling and developing teams who provide support to others. Through thought-provoking and creative training techniques, she inspires teams to achieve the best possible outcomes. Donna has collaborated with various organizations, including housing associations, early years settings, food and homelessness charities, crisis teams, local authorities, and diverse businesses. Her exceptional reputation stems from her ability to craft and deliver high-quality training materials, publications, good practice guidance, and reports.

With Donna Sheldon as the course consultant, participants can expect a transformative learning experience that empowers them to deliver person-centred care, understand the vital role of home carers, and gain comprehensive knowledge about diabetes.

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