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Care Certificate

The Care Certificate is an identified set of standards that health and social care workers adhere to in their daily working life. Designed with the non-regulated workforce in mind, the Care Certificate gives everyone the confidence that workers have the same introductory skills, knowledge and behaviours to provide compassionate, safe and high quality care and support. This training is required for the role as a Healthcare Support worker if they joined the trust after May 2015. If joined prior to this, then it is highly recommended for the continuity of up-to-date knowledge,skills associated to the role and career development.

The Care Certificate is based on 15 standards of practice, which can be found on

During your induction, information regarding gaining access to Clinical Skills will be provided. 

A pass certificate of each standard needs to be shown to the line manager who then needs to email and informing the teams that they have seen the evidence of completion. The Candidates ESR record can be updated and The Clinical Education team can prepare the overall Certificate and badge.

Please email with any queries or support regarding this. 

Care Certificate - Supporting Documentation

Hand Hygiene

Catheter Care

Bowel Care & IPC

Taking Patient Observations

The Deteriorating Patient and National Early Warning Score (NEWS)

Pressure Ulcer and Moisture Lesion Prevention Plan

MUST Nutrition Assessment



Obesity Chart


Ulna Length Chart



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