The Care Certificate is an agreed set of standards that sets out the knowledge, skills and behaviours expected of specific job roles in the health and social care sectors. It’s made up of the 15 minimum standards that should be covered if you are ‘new to care’ and should form part of a robust induction programme.
The Care Certificate was developed jointly by Skills for Care.
Understand your role
Your personal development
Duty of care
Equality and diversity
Work in a person centred way
Privacy and dignity
Fluids and nutrition
Awareness of mental health, dementia and learning disabilities
Basic life support
Health and safety
Infection prevention and control
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