Course Description

Duty of Care

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Duty of Care


What does duty of care mean? The simple understanding is to look after people in one’s care, whether it is your patients or staff. Duty of care is vital particularly if you work in the health and social care sectors. The Duty of Care course is designed to teach you how to ensure service users are prioritised at all times, and that you demonstrate you have their best interest at heart. You will learn the importance of keeping information confidential, and the circumstances allowing you to break the rule of privacy. Patients in your care are your sole responsibility. You must ensure they don’t come to any harm, injury or abuse. This course will focus on how to prevent such incidents from occurring.

Duty of Care will provide insight into the legal aspects of such incidents and teach you the course of action to take when reporting them. Key modules will be explored and equip you with the relevant skills and knowledge on how the right communication methods will help resolve issues of confrontation. You will gain the confidence to be able to work for the wellbeing of people in your care.

The Duty of Care course features practical tips and advice on following the standard of conduct, while ensuring people in your care are protected at all times. If you wish to take on the role of a carer, you will learn all about providing high quality care once completing this course. This is a CPD certified course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate across the health and social care sectors.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to employ a reasonable level of care
  • Understand the concept of duty of care
  • Learn how duty of care can impact your work
  • Learn how to tackle a duty of care dilemma

Course Curriculum
1: The Course Structure
2: The Implications of Duty of Care
3: How Duty of Care Affects Your Work
4: Duty of Care Dilemmas
5: Resolving Dilemmas: Support and Advice
6: How to Respond to Complaints

This course is recommended for,

  • Health and social care professionals
  • Anyone working in an organisation providing health and care services

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Duty of Care’ successfully, learners will take an online test. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.

Pass Mark: 70%


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the ‘Duty of Care’ Certificate.

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Health Care
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 19
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path • Nursing Practitioner – £28,000 (Approximately) • Adult Care Worker £30,000 (Approximately) • Healthcare Advisor – £27,500 (Approximately)
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63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom

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