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Personal Care Training Course

This online Personal Care training course is designed to increase your care workers’ understanding of Personal Care in health and social care. This course covers good practice in supporting an individual in various aspects of their personal care and hygiene.

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About this Personal Care training course

Keeping yourself, or someone you are caring for, clean is essential for good health. Learners will come away from this online Personal Care training course with the ability to deliver quality personal care, the key principles of good care planning, why it’s important to record and report, and the correct policies and procedures. They will also know how to provide this sensitively and respectfully and learn the importance of inclusive care.

This Personal Care training online course explains how to provide personal care in a safe and hygienic way including hand washing, use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and disposal of waste.

Duration Duration Dependent on the delivery method, this online Personal Care training takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level There are no barriers to entry on this Personal Care training course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all.
Certification Certification On completion of this online course, either download your Personal Care certificate or access it later online.
Accreditations Accreditations This online Personal Care training course is CPD accredited and delivered by a Skills for Care provider. It also meets Wales Legislation requirements.


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Personal Care training course learning outcomes

On completion of this Personal Care course for care workers, learners should know and understand the following:
  • What is Personal Care?
    Explain what is meant by the term ‘personal care’
  • Baths and showers
    Identify good practice when providing baths and showers for the individual service user
  • Feet, nail, hair, mouth and denture care
    Identify good practice when supporting an individual with mouth, denture, hair, feet and nail care
  • The safety rules and standard precautions
    The safety rules and standard precautions associated with providing care
  • Recording and reporting
    Learn about recording and reporting, and why it is important
  • Policies and procedures
    Learn the correct policies and procedures, and why we need to follow them

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FAQ – Personal Care training course

Frequently asked questions

Check out our most common Personal Care questions. If you have any further assistance, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

What is Personal Care in Health and Social Care?

Personal Care in Health and Social Care means anything done for the patient that’s of a personal nature including:

  • Personal hygiene – bathing, showering, hair washing, shaving, oral hygiene and nail care
  • Continence management – toileting, catheter care, skincare, incontinence laundry and bed changing
Why is Personal Care important in Health and Social Care?

Personal Care is important in Health and Social Care for maintaining both the physical and mental health of the individual as people with poor personal hygiene can leave their bodies vulnerable to infection. Providing personal care to an individual should be provided by a trained staff member with sensitivity, compassion and respect for the person's privacy and dignity.

Enrol on our online Personal Care training today and become certified to deal with the personal care and hygiene of an individual.


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Personal Care training course delivery methods

Our online Personal Care courses in healthcare are available 24/7, anytime, anywhere. Perfect for staff with busy schedules or difficult shift patterns.

• Study when you want 
• Track staff progress 
• Study anywhere you want on any device 

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It's easy to get certified in Personal Care

Just follow these four simple steps, sit back, relax and let us do the hard work for you and your team.

Book A Course Book this online Personal Care course by calling us or sending us a message.
Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the Personal Care training course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
Become Certified Great! Now you're certified and can download the Personal Care certificate from the portal.

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