Personal Care2019-09-26T12:46:27+01:00

Project Description

Personal Care

Course List

Personal Care

Course List
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Level 2.

This course is CPD certified.

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Course Aims

This eLearning course is designed to enable you to increase your understanding about Personal Care in health and social care.

The course begins by explaining the term ‘personal care’ and ensuring the learner has a good understanding of dignity, privacy and respect in relation to providing personal care. The course explains how to provide personal care in a safe and hygienic way, including hand washing, use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and disposal of waste.

The course goes on to outline in detail good practice in supporting an individual in various aspects of their personal care and hygiene, including washing, going to the toilet, dental care, shaving, nail care, dressing and grooming.


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Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course learners should know and understand the following:

  • Explain what is meant by the term ‘personal care’.

  • Explain how an individual may feel when requiring personal care.

  • Identify the importance of finding out about an individual’s preferences for personal care tasks.

  • Describe ways to promote dignity and respect when providing personal care..

  • Explain the importance of personal hygiene and a clean environment.

  • Wash your hands properly.

  • Identify the correct use of Personal Protective Equipment when providing personal care.

  • Explain the procedures for disposal of waste

  • Identify good practice when supporting an individual with washing, going to the toilet, dental hygiene, shaving, nail care, grooming and dressing.

Course Syllabus Includes

  • Individual preferences

  • Dignity and respect

  • Active support

  • Infection control

  • Washing hands

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  • Disposal of waste

  • Washing and bathing

  • Going to the toilet

  • Use of bed pans

  • Toilet aids

  • Continence equipment

  • Dental hygiene

  • Nail Care

  • Shaving

  • Dressing and grooming

  • Dressing aids

  • Monitoring, reporting and recording

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How can I purchase courses?2019-09-26T15:09:02+01:00

If you are an organisation then simply get in touch and we can set you up with an account very quickly. Simply fill out the form below or call us on 020 3397 9734.

Are online courses accredited?2019-06-19T14:35:26+01:00

Yes, they are. Courses are CPD Certified and our Care Certificate is one of the first to be endorsed by Skills for Care.

How much do courses cost?2019-06-19T14:40:15+01:00

This will depend on which model you choose, our unlimited access subscription model starts from 47p per person per month. The Pay As You Go option starts from 99p per course depending on how many course credits you buy. Both options offer extremely good value for money. Not only that, we promise to beat any like for like quote from any other UK eLearning provider. Call now on 020 3397 9734.

How are courses going to be delivered?2019-06-19T14:40:04+01:00

Courses are delivered online and work on any internet enabled device. As long as you have access to an internet connection you can complete courses when and where you like 24 hours a day.

Are courses certified?2019-06-19T14:40:29+01:00

Courses are fully certified. Once a learner successfully completes a course you are able to download the completion certificate FREE of charge.

How long do courses take to complete?2019-06-19T14:40:23+01:00

Some of our shorter courses will typically take between 30 minutes and an hour to complete. Some of the bigger ones will take longer and depends largely on each individual’s learning speed.