Statutory and Mandatory Training in Health and Social Care

Statutory and Mandatory Training in Health and Social Care

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Statutory and mandatory training is an area that all healthcare organisations are required to tackle, yet it is commonly undertaken as a tick-box exercise without flair or creativity. Proof of attendance at a training course is not in itself proof of competence. This practical reference has been designed to support health and social care organisations wanting to create a structured approach to statutory and mandatory training, to review existing training or just to make improvements to ensure legal compliance and safe working practices. It provides logical, step-by-step guidance to reassure managers and trainers that they are meeting their legal responsibilities and therefore minimising the risk of litigation. It also offers frameworks and templates for assessing and recording competence and identifying further training needs.Manual. handling. -. patients: S007B. Rationale The Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 require all employers to provide training for their employees in safe manual handling techniques and, most importantly, for the assessmentanbsp;...

Title:Statutory and Mandatory Training in Health and Social Care
Author:Wendy Garcarz, Emma Wilcock
Publisher:Radcliffe Publishing - 2005


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