This revised third edition of Caring for the Older Person has been refreshed to comply with the Skills for Care Common Induction Standards for newly appointed care workers. It also takes into account the guidelines being developed by the Care Quality Commission and the Qualifications and Credit framework.
This easy to use learner workbook enables the newly appointed care worker and their manager/employer to ensure their training meets the Skills for Care Common Induction Standards, and that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to work safely and appropriately with older people.
This refreshed learner workbook includes activities, learning logs, quizzes and end of chapter induction records designed so that the care worker can keep evidence of the completed activities in their professional development portfolio.
Students, care workers and newly appointed care workers, managers and employers in nursing and residential care homes, local authority social services and housing departments.
Publisher: Pavilion Publishing and Media
Publication: 28 July 2006
Content: Role of the health and social care worker; Personal development; Communicate effectively; Equality, diversity and inclusion; Principles for implementing duty of care; Principles of safeguarding in health and social care; Person-centred support; Health and safety in an adult social care setting
Malcolm Day is registered with the UK Nursing and Midwifery Council as an adult nurse and nursing lecturer/practice educator. He is a fellow of the Institute for Learning and a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. He is the recipient of a British Council Teacher Exchange grant and a USAid/UNCF Scholarship. Malcolm has previously worked as a clinical lead in care of the elderly, and as a care home manager. He has held university lectureships in nursing, community care and care management, and has undertaken commissioned research for the UK Department of Health and the Government of Canada. Malcolm has worked extensively in Canada and South Africa as a visiting lecturer in recognition of prior learning (RPL). He is currently a lecturer in adult nursing and an RPL advisor at the University of Nottingham.
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