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The Health & Social Care Worker – Chaperone is designed to teach professionals who are responsible for carrying out chaperoning duties in a healthcare or social care setting. It explores the professional skills required for the role, health and safety regulations and key medical practice principles.
Topics covered include infection prevention and control, conducting intimate medical examinations, patient confidentiality and sexual misconduct in healthcare. You will learn about the role of a chaperone in a healthcare and social care setting, developing essential interpersonal, communication and record-keeping skills along the way.
On completion, you will have a solid understanding of chaperoning duties. Gain a recognised qualification to boost your professional development and learn from trained professionals.
Highlights of The Health & Social Care Worker – Chaperone
- Understand the role of a chaperone in a health & social care setting
- Explore medical practice principles for conducting intimate medical exams
- Learn about your legal responsibilities regarding patient care
- Develop your communication, interpersonal and record-keeping skills
- Gain a comprehensive knowledge of infection prevention & control
- Have an awareness of health & safety regulations in a healthcare setting
- Broaden your understanding of sexual misconduct in healthcare
- Fast track your career with a recognised qualification
We’ve taken this Health & Social Care Worker – Chaperone Course and broken it down into 9 manageable module which we believe will assist you to easily grasp each concept – from the fundamental to the most advanced aspects of this skills. It really is a sure pathway to success.
This course is designed with the following modules:
Module 01: Introductory to Health & Social Care Worker – Chaperone
- What is Chaperone?
- Why do we need Chaperone?
- How can we get Chaperone?
- How is Chaperone trained?
- What is the Health & Social Care Worker?
Module 02: Intimate Examination
- Intimate examinations
Module 03: Dealing with Sexual Misconduct Part 01
- Defining patients, sexual behaviour, employers and healthcare professionals
- Sexual boundaries between healthcare professionals and patients
- Relationships between healthcare professionals and former patients
Module 04: Dealing with Sexual Misconduct Part 02
- Duties of Patient
- Report a breach of sexual boundaries by a healthcare professional
Module 05: The Roles, Responsibility and Interaction of a Chaperone Part 01
- DBS – Disclosing and Barring Service
- Procedures to Undertake DBS Checks
- The Roles and Responsibility
Module 06: The Roles, Responsibility and Interaction of a Chaperone Part 02
- Communicating with Patients
- Potential Issues of Concern: Religion, Ethnicity and Culture
- Record Keeping and Raising Concern
Module 07: Prevention and Control of Infection
- Hospital-acquired (nosocomial) infections
- Prevention of Infection in Healthcare Settings
- Standard Environmental Cleaning
Module 08: Interpersonal Skill
- The Importance of Interpersonal Skills
- Interpersonal skills at home
- Interpersonal skills at work
- Developing Your Interpersonal Skills
Module 09: Legal Issues
- Lack of Definitions and Planning
- Case Study 01: The Montgomery Case: A Legal Turning Point
- Chaperoning and Consent
- Implications of the Montgomery Case
- Case Study 02: R v Tabassum: Clarifying Consent
- Accountability and Training
How is the course assessed?
To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.
Will I receive a certificate of completion?
Upon successful completion you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.
Who is this course for?
This online training course is designed for healthcare and social care staff. There are no entry requirements for this course, which can be studied part-time or full-time.
This course will help those who work in the following professions to ensure professional competence and efficiency in a healthcare setting:
- Support Worker
- Medical Nurse
- Care Assistant
- Nursery Staff
- Registered Healthcare Practitioner
- General Practice Nurse
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