care certificate indutionTHE CARE
What’s included in the workbook?
STANDARD 1 Understand your role
STANDARD 2 Your personal development
STANDARD 3 Duty of care
STANDARD 4 Equality and diversity
STANDARD 5 Person centred values
STANDARD 6 Communication
STANDARD 7 Privacy and dignity
STANDARD 8 Fluids and nutrition
STANDARD 9 Mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
STANDARD 10 Safeguarding adults
STANDARD 11 Safeguarding children
STANDARD 12 Basic life support
STANDARD 13 Health and safety
STANDARD 14 Handling information
STANDARD 15 Infection prevention and control
Skills for Care, Skills for Health and Health Education England would like to express their appreciation and thanks for everyone who
contributed to the making of the Care Certificate workbook. With special acknowledgement and thanks to Highfield Awarding Body
for Compliance who compiled this resource and were the main body of consultants for this important piece of work.
Care Certificate Workbook
The Care Certificate was introduced in April 2015 and it is now the expectation of all those
working as healthcare assistants and adult social care workers to undertake this learning
as part of their induction programme. The Care Certificate was created as a result of the
Cavendish Review which was published in July 2013. This review was part of the response
to the Francis Inquiry into the failings of care at the Mid-Staffordshire NHS Trust.
The Cavendish Review found that the training and development of healthcare assistants
and adult social care workers was often not consistent or good enough. Cavendish
proposed that a new ‘Certificate of Fundamental Care’ be created to improve this and
this resulted in the ‘Care Certificate’. The Care Certificate covers the learning outcomes,
competencies and standards of behaviour that must be expected of support workers in the
health and social care sectors....