Privacy and Dignity – for Health and Social Care

Privacy and Dignity – for Health and Social Care

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Updated Aug 26, 2019

Course Overview

In this four module course you will learn about the importance of privacy and dignity and how they can be maintained, as well as the principles of self-care and how to support a person to make their own decisions.

The knowledge element of standard 7 of the Care Certificate is covered in this course.

On completion of the course, you will automatically get a certificate, along with your name, CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.

Target Audience

This course is aimed at:

  • New members of staff in Healthcare Support Worker roles
  • New members of staff in Adult Social Care Worker roles
  • Any staff members who provide direct care to patients or individuals needing support
  • This course will also be useful for:
  • Staff moving into new roles within their organisation
  • Refreshing the knowledge of any member of staff

Learning Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • What dignity is
  • How privacy and dignity can be compromised
  • How to ensure that privacy and dignity are maintained
  • How to support individuals to make decisions
  • What the Mental Capacity Act is
  • When risk assessments are necessary
  • What to do if you disagree with a decision
  • How to encourage active participation and the benefits
  • The principles of self-care