Record Keeping

Records in health and social care settings may be required as legal documents, one reason why anyone completing or using records needs to know how to use them, properly.
Course Description Syllabus Care Certificate Related courses

About the course

Standards require training in this area and the Social Care TV Record Keeping course is specifically designed for health and social care providers, like you.
Written communication (record keeping) does need to be taught, this course will do exactly that for you in an easy to understand and easy to put into practice way.

Who is this course for?

Whether for induction, vocational, refresher or management training, this is proper record keeping (written communication) training, the way you want it to be.

What does the course cover?

  • The principles of good record keeping
  • Knowing the use of records
  • Making sure information is understandable
  • Ensuring relevance
  • Being clear and concise
  • Facts
  • Accuracy
  • Checking
  • Accountability
  • The worker’s role in record keeping
  • Using records appropriately
  • Working with reading/writing difficulties
  • Access to records
  • Confidentiality
  • Different levels of recording
  • Care plans
  • Using black ink and why
  • When to use red ink
  • Open and closed records
  • Dealing with mistakes correctly
  • Proper recording styles
  • Developing good record keeping habits
  • Making sure records are useful
  • Legal requirements of records