Duty of Care Training


Started on November 27, 2020

Duty of Care Training

Duty of care is a legal term that carries the requirement of putting procedures and systems in place. These systems are there to protect and safeguard service users while complying with duty of care uk legislation. Inside a health and social care there is a raft of polices in place to ensure a secure environment for the service users and staff.  All these codes of practice and standards are strictly adhered to in order to protect service users. If service providers engage in activities with service users, risk assessments should always be undertaken prior to the activity.  This ensure the safeguarding and protection of the service user while having a log of activities to refer to. For full information on social care and duty of care UK, the NHS have produced Social Care and Support Guide

Working in the health and social care sector involves working with lots of different people with a variety of needs, dependencies, backgrounds and wishes. Care workers have a duty of care towards all the people they look after in a care setting.

This Duty of Care UK training provides an introduction to the concept of duty of care and uncovers how duty of care affects work outcomes. It discusses typical dilemmas those who work in the care sector encounter. We then look at how to handle complaints while working withing the legal framework of duty of care.  The course concludes with some practical examples of situations found in duty of care.

Course ContentModule
The course structure1
The implications of duty of care2
How duty of care affects your work3
Duty of care dilemmas4
Resolving dilemmas: Support and advice5
How to respond to complaints6
Course Assessment

Online assessment for this duty of care training is carried out by a series of multiple choice questions. Candidates must answer 70% of the questions correctly to pass each module. We advise you to complete each module and answer the question before moving on to the next module. This provides a better learning experience because you will need to have knowledge from earlier modules to understand some of the material in the later modules. For those who complete the course successfully, a PDF certificate of the award is sent directly to your inbox.  Hard copies of the award are available on request.  The course takes 50 minutes of training to complete. This is course content only and does not cover the time it takes to answer questions.

Related courses to Duty of Care UK Training includes:

Safeguarding Adults
Person Centred Care