Care Planning

Course Aim:

For learners to be able to compile and complete comprehensive care plans.

Course Duration:

3 hours

Who Should Attend:

All Staff Within The Care Sector


  • To enable learners to compile Care Plans in a Person Centered Way
  • To complete comprehensive Care Plans to meet the individual needs, wishes and preferences
  • To recognise how to support active participation when compiling Care Plans and develop an understanding of the importance of accurate documentation

Contents of Course:

  • Law and Legislation
  • Why Plan Care?
  • Why are they important?
  • What is a Care Plan and What a Care Plan would include
  • The Core Values
  • Five key features
  • Care Plan Cycle
  • Developing a Care Plan, History, preferences wishes and needs.
  • The role of the Key Worker, Roles and Responsibilities
  • Documentation of care, Recording Information
  • Recording fact not assumption
  • Policy and Procedures and why keep good records?
  • Risk Assessment in Care Planning
  • Empowerment
  • Planning the future ACP’s and End of life
  • Supporting active participation and Promoting Skills
  • Confidentiality
  • Understand the Dignity Challenges and how to incorporate them in practice

Assessment method:

  • Formative (activities, scenarios)
  • Summative: (Quiz, Q&A)

This course is available in our dedicated Colchester training room, if you would like to book this course or request more information about doing a training session nearer your business please fill out the fields below

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They are very professional and encourage the staff to participate in training. Any questions the staff have they are willing to answer or will find out

Deborah D
Care Home

My whole experience was very good; from the friendly staff on the phone, when I booked my place on the course to when I received my certificate through the post.


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