The Care Certificate is an agreed set of standards that define the knowledge, skills, and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. It's made up of the 15 minimum standards that should be covered if you are 'new to care' and should form part of a robust induction programme.
- Understand your role
- Your personal development
- Duty of care
- Equality and diversity
- Work in a person-centered way
- Privacy and dignity
- Fluids and nutrition
- Awareness of mental health, dementia, and learning disabilities
- Safeguarding adults
- Safeguarding children
- Basic life support
- Health and safety
- Handling information
- Infection prevention and control
The information in this section of the SYREC Website shows you the National Resources available to deliver the Care Certificate within your own organisation, resources that have been developed by employers in South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw, along with information about the SYREC Care Certificate Approved Awarder process.
Have a question around the Care Certificate? Ask one of our Care Certificate Champions!