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.
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.
The aim of this Personal Care training course is to increase your knowledge of personal care and care plans, as well as the relevant legislation.
The key points covered in this course are:
What is Personal Care?
Baths and showers
Feet, nail, hair, mouth and denture care
The safety rules and standard precautions
Recording and reporting
Policies and procedures
Check out our most common Personal Care questions. If you have any further assistance, please do not hesitate to get in touch.
Personal Care in Health and Social Care means anything done for the patient that’s of a personal nature including:
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.
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
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• Study anywhere you want on any device
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