Work in a Person Centred Way – for Health and Social Care


All care and support should be delivered using person centred principles. This course explains what this means and gives examples throughout of how to achieve it. It considers physical and emotional wellbeing and how to increase these, while reducing discomfort and distress.


This course is aimed at:

  • New members of staff in Healthcare Support Worker roles
  • New members of staff in Adult Social Care Worker roles
  • Any staff members who provide direct care to patients or individuals needing support
  • This course will also be useful for:

  • Staff moving into new roles within their organisation
  • Refreshing the knowledge of any member of staff

    About this course

    This course contains seven bite-sized modules that use practice-based scenarios, videos and engaging questions to bring the subject to life.

  • The seven modules are:

  • Understand person centred values
  • Understand working in a person centred way
  • Demonstrate awareness of the person's environment
  • Make others aware of actions causing distress
  • Support individuals to minimise pain or discomfort
  • Support the individual to maintain their identity and self-esteem
  • Support the individual using person centred values
  • Each module takes between five and ten minutes to complete; the modules that contain video clips take a little longer.

    The knowledge element of standard 5 of the Care Certificate is covered in this course. 


    In this course you will learn: 

  • What 'The 6 Cs' are
  • About the importance of person centred values
  • How to promote a person's dignity
  • How to control the environment to make a person more comfortable
  • What is your role in reducing and reporting distress and discomfort
  • How to promote wellbeing


    Here are some of the topics covered in this course:

  • The 6 Cs: Using person centred values| Reading the care plan| Promoting wellbeing| Controlling the environment to ensure the person is comfortable| Being aware of actions that might cause distress or discomfort| Helping people to develop self-esteem| Examples of using person centred values.


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