• Level 2
  • 2-3 Hours Duration
  • 1 Year Certificate

Care Planning Training

This care planning training will help your staff perfect their care plan writing skills, ensuring they are person centred.

Care PLanning Training Course Summary

This care planning training will help supercharge your staffs skill in writing care plans.

Ensure that delegates are person centred, organised and effective.

A correctly written care plan can have a huge positive impact on the quality of care delivered.

We highly recommend delegates take this course alongside our Person Centred Care Training course, ensuring the skills they learn on how to write effective care plans are also person centred.

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Course Summary

  • Review current CQC, NICE and CCA standards for person centred care planning
  • Indicate how personal choice and collaborative working can improve the care planning process
  • Identify how a care plan should be organised and structured including the need to plan for crises and contingencies
  • Signify how a SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely) approach towards care planning might improve the process
  • Consider the Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities Threats (SWOT) ofย  person centred care planning and from this analysis complete a personal action plan for implementation ( see participants handbook)

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    Where Do You Deliver The Care Planning Training?

    We can deliver this training at your premises, as long as it's within the UK. Also, we have our own venues in the Midlands if you don't have access to a training room. We are also able to deliver this training virtually using Zoom.

    Who Is This Care Planning Training For?

    This training is for anyone responsible for writing care plans.

    How Many Delegates Can I Have On One Session?

    We will deliver this Care Planning training for a group of up to 12 delegates. Furthermore, for larger groups we can either provide multiple trainers on the same day or run multiple days to get everyone trained.

    Who Will Conduct The Training?

    One of our expert tutors, these all have first hand experience with the sector, many of which are Nurses or Doctors โ€“ so youโ€™ll be in great hands! We will let you know who is doing the training in advance, you can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

Care Plan Training Course

This Care Plan Training course equips learners with the expertise to create, implement, and manage care plans that are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely. Care plans are a vital part of providing quality, person-centred care in healthcare settings.

A care plan outlines the support and treatment required to meet a patient’s individual needs and preferences.

  • Course Duration: 2- 3 hours
  • Course Level: Level 2
  • Certificate: 1-year certificate
  • Max Delegates: 12
  • Practical: Yes

You’ll also be better at talking to people, working with others, and dealing with emergencies. You’ll know how to set goals that are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound.

We also have a CPD Accredited online course on Care Plan and record keeping, please visit this link to access the course.

Course Overview:

This course will teach you how to create and implement care plans for people who need care. You will learn about the different types of care plans, the legal requirements (CQC, NICE, and CCA) for care plans, and how to make sure that your care plans are effective. You will also learn about the importance of personal choice and working together in care planning.

Learners will be equipped to apply key concepts in their healthcare roles to ultimately provide quality, individualised care.

Who is the Course for?

The course is designed for healthcare professionals who are responsible for creating and implementing care plans. It is also suitable for anyone who is interested in learning more about care planning.

Care Plan Course Outline:

Module 1: Introduction to Care Plans and Standards

In this module, we’ll begin by demystifying care plans. We’ll explain what they are and why they’re crucial in healthcare. You’ll also get acquainted with the standards set by CQC (Care Quality Commission), NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence), and CCA (Care Coordination Association). By the end of this module, you’ll understand why person-centred care planning is at the heart of quality healthcare.

Module 2: Personal Choice and Working Together

This module delves into the power of personal choice and collaboration in care planning. We’ll explore how respecting a patient’s preferences can significantly improve the quality of care. You’ll learn effective communication skills and teamwork strategies that are essential in healthcare settings. Real-life scenarios and interactive exercises will help you practise and understand how these concepts apply in your daily work.

Module 3: Organising and Structuring Care Plans

Creating well-organised care plans is key to effective implementation. In this module, we’ll break down the components of a successful care plan. You’ll discover how to structure care plans in a clear and coherent manner. We’ll also address the importance of anticipating and planning for crises and contingencies. Practical activities will guide you in developing your care planning skills.

Module 4: SMART Approach to Care Planning

We introduce the SMART approach in this module, which stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Timely. You’ll learn how applying these criteria to care plans can make them more effective and goal-oriented. Through hands-on exercises, you’ll practise setting SMART goals for care plans, ensuring that they are both realistic and actionable.

Module 5: Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats

This module involves an in-depth analysis of care planning through a SWOT framework. You’ll examine the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats of person-centred care planning. By the end of this session, you’ll have a comprehensive understanding of where improvements can be made. You will then create a personalised action plan to enhance your care planning skills and processes.

Module 6: Course Recap and Assessment

We’ll take a moment to review what you’ve learned throughout the course. You may undergo a test or engage in practical exercises to assess your understanding. This module serves as a final opportunity to reinforce your knowledge and skills.

Module 7: Certification and Closing Remarks

If you’ve successfully demonstrated your understanding, you’ll receive a certification of completion. We value your feedback, so we’ll provide an opportunity for you to share your thoughts about the course. It’s a chance to ask any remaining questions and express your views.

The Care Plan Training will enable you to make and use care plans that are good for the person and meet the standards.

Learning Outcomes

The goal is for learners to acquire the essential knowledge, skills, and tools to develop person-centred care plans that are specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely.

Upon successful completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. State what is a Care Plan against current CQC, NICE and CCA Standards for Person Centred Care Planning
  2. Identify how personal choice and collaborative working can improve the Care Planning Process
  3. List how a Care Plan should be organised and structured including the need to plan for Crisis and Contingencies
  4. Describe how a SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic and Timely) approach towards Care Planning might improve the process
  5. Compare the Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats (SWOT) of Person-Centred Care Planning and from this analysis complete a personal action plan for implementation.

Questions and Answer

Q: What is care plan training?

A: Care plan training is a structured learning program that builds healthcare professionals, including those working in care homes, with the knowledge and skills needed to create, implement, and manage effective care plans. It typically covers topics such as assessment, goal setting, interventions, and regulatory standards to ensure high-quality person-centered care.

Q: Can you write your own care plan?

A: While individuals can express their preferences and goals, a qualified healthcare professional typically writes and manages care plans. This ensures that the plan aligns with medical standards and best practices.

Q: What is a care plan in care work?

A: In care work, a care plan is a personalized document that outlines an individual’s healthcare needs, goals, and the steps or interventions required to meet those needs. It serves as a roadmap for providing quality and person-centered care.

Q: What is a care plan in simple terms?

A: A care plan, in simple terms, is a written guide that helps healthcare providers understand an individual’s specific healthcare needs and preferences. It outlines what needs to be done, by whom, and when to ensure the person receives the best care possible.

Q: What are the 5 main components of a care plan?

A: A care plan generally consists of these five key components:

  1. Assessment: Gathering information about an individual’s unique healthcare needs.
  2. Goals and Objectives: Defining the desired outcomes and targets for care.
  3. Interventions: Detailing the specific actions and services required to achieve the goals.
  4. Timeframes: Setting deadlines for implementing care and assessing progress.
  5. Evaluation: Regularly reviewing and adjusting the care plan based on the individual’s response and changing requirements.

Q: What are the 4 key areas of care planning?

A: Care planning typically focuses on four primary areas:

  1. Medical Care: Addressing the individual’s physical health needs.
  2. Personal Care: Covering activities of daily living, hygiene, and mobility.
  3. Emotional and Psychological Support: Providing mental health and emotional well-being assistance.
  4. Social and Lifestyle Support: Encouraging social interactions, hobbies, and a fulfilling life.

Q: What are the 4 main parts of a nursing care plan?

A: A nursing care plan typically consists of these four primary parts:

  1. Assessment: Gathering data about the patient’s health and needs.
  2. Diagnosis: Identifying the patient’s health problems or conditions.
  3. Planning: Setting goals and outlining specific nursing interventions.
  4. Evaluation: Regularly reviewing the care plan’s effectiveness and modifying it as required to achieve optimal patient outcomes.

Q: What training do you need in a care home?

A: In a care home, staff typically require various types of training, including but not limited to:

  • Mandatory Training: Basic health and safety, infection control, and fire safety.
  • Care Plan Training: Learning to create and implement effective care plans.
  • Dementia Care Training: Specialized training for individuals with dementia.
  • Medication Management: Ensuring the safe administration of medications.
  • First Aid and CPR: Providing immediate medical assistance in emergencies.
  • Safeguarding: Identifying and preventing abuse or neglect of residents.
  • Continuous Professional Development: Keeping skills and knowledge up-to-date in the evolving healthcare field.

Q: What is a care plan in nursing NHS?

A: In the NHS (National Health Service) in the UK, a care plan in nursing is a special document. It talks about what one person needs to get better or stay well. The plan is like a map for doctors and nurses to follow. They look at it to see what to do and when to do it. It helps make sure everyone gets the right care, like medicine or treatments, and that it’s good quality. So, a care plan in the NHS is like a guide to keeping people healthy and feeling better.

As I have told others... It is the best, most informative training I have ever attended