Assessing Needs

This comprehensive resource will help your team not only understand how to assess needs but develop the desire to do it properly.
Course Description Syllabus Care Certificate Related courses

About the course

Every client who requires a health or social care service does so as they have needs they are unable to meet themselves. This product addresses all of your training needs, allowing you to support your clients to live life to the full!

Who is this course for

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training.

What does the course cover?

  • Importance
  • What is assessing needs?
  • Adapting your service
  • Who can assess
  • Types of needs
  • Status needs
  • Satisfying needs
  • Understanding needs
  • Building relationships
  • Person centred care
  • Needs, wishes & preferences
  • Assessing competently
  • Reviewing assessments
  • Confidentiality
  • Consent
  • Timing
  • Assessing needs vs. care planning
  • Communication
  • Interviewing skills
  • Accessing documents
  • Transporting documents
  • Data protection
  • Updating assessments
  • Types of assessments
  • Observation
  • Outcomes
  • Record keeping