Understanding dignity in care – Our E-learning course Understanding Dignity in Care is our introduction to the principles of Dignity in Care for Care and Support Workers.
This free e-learning course will give you an overview of the eight main factors that promote dignity in care. Each of these Dignity Factors contributes to a person’s sense of self-respect, which all be present in any care that is delivered.
Understanding Dignity in Care will introduce the following concepts:
- Choice and control
- Eating and nutritional care
- Pain Management
- Personal Hygiene
- Practical assistance
- Social Inclusion
Your E-learning will then take a look at the 10 dignity do’s from dignityincare here
Why should you do our eLearning course?
Firstly our e-learning course is completely free. Secondly, it will help your career in the Health and Social Care Sector. And Thirdly, if you want to gain knowledge, CPD certified skills but are on a budget – our high-quality courses are free. Also, it will help you meet the obligations of CQC in the Safe, caring, responsive domain.
Our free training also covers:
- Understand the principles that underpin dignity.
- How to maintain the dignity, respect and privacy of the individual.
Once complete, you will have an overview and understanding of how to deliver care that is given with dignity.
Our course is set to run at your own pace. You will be studying on your own, when it is convenient for you, using the learning materials in this course. The learning content is organised into lessons and consists of a combination of the following:
- text to read. Superscript numbers refer to references available
- Downloadable resources
- links to websites and downloadable information sheets/booklets that will help you to learn more about the topic being studied. These items are underlined and in italics throughout the course content.
You will find Key Points throughout the content. These are used to help you to consolidate essential facts and practice observations.
There are also Think and reflect boxes where you may be asked to make notes or answer any questions asked. You will not be assessed on what you enter. This is simply to aid your learning and improve your practice. We recommend that you keep a notepad and pen by your side as you work through the course and write your reflections and answers there.
On course completion, there is a short test to be completed then you will be able to download your free Dignity in Care E-learning Certificate. You could then try some of our other courses here
The Care Act 20141 sets out statutory responsibility for the integration of care and support between health and local authorities. CQC require organisations to deliver care in a way that is safe, effective, caring and responsive. This course can be aligned to the cqc fundamental standard, Dignity in care and KLOES Safe: S1 Caring: C3 Responsive: R3 Well-Led: W1
This is a difficult question to answer as no two learners are the same. However, our analytics show that on average a learner will take around 30 minutes to complete this course.
You should monitor an individuals performance. This should include Assess knowledge and competence at least annually. Also, Provide learning and development opportunities when identified or required and at least every 3 years.