Common Induction Standards for Care Homes

Course Details

This common induction standard course has been designed to provide the necessary information for care home employees to gain the knowledge and confidence to apply the requirements of the Care Quality Commission regulations into their working environment.  It provides the necessary framework for employees to meaningfully complete the company’s induction procedures.
Common Induction Standards have been designed for individuals stepping into social care, as well as those people changing roles or perhaps employers within social care.  The successful implementation of the Common Induction Standards is an important step towards delivering of high quality care and support.

Benefits to you

On completion of this course, participants will be able to understand the requirements of the CQC. They will be able to complete the necessary induction paperwork for their role, understand the need to maintain standards within their role:

  • Identify the constituent parts of  CQC Essential Standards
  • Meets the outcomes for Skills for Care Common Induction Standard
  • Explain why it is vital for the success of care homes
  • Completion of the CIS can be transferred when changing jobs/roles
  • Provides underpinning knowledge for diploma units
  • Staff continuing professional development

Course Contents

  • Role of the health and social care worker
  • Personal development
  • Communicate effectively
  • Equality and inclusion
  • Principles for implementing duty of care
  • Principles of safeguarding in health and social care
  • Person-centered support
  • Health & safety in an adult social care setting
  • Q&A
  • Knowledge check

Who should attend?

Everyone who works in a care home. All new employees to the care home.