Supervision in Care

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Our supervision in care course is suitable for developing your skills and knowledge around supervision, the different types of supervision, the role of the supervisor and dealing with difficult situations. You will also gain a greater understanding of CQC’s requirements and the legislation that applies.

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Course Description

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All about this Supervision in Care course

Our Supervision in Care course is suitable for developing your understanding of effective supervision, you will explore the warning signs of ineffective supervision before thinking about the impact ineffective supervision can have in health and social care.

You will cover record keeping for supervisions, how to choose which type of supervision to use, and review the effectiveness of different types of supervision. You will look at the different approaches and techniques that good supervisors can utilise during supervision.

You will explore some of the key skills supervisors need to give feedback and have challenging conversations before discussing how supervisions should be recorded.

You will also review what legislation and CQC guidance supervision records are important for ensuring compliance with.

By the end of the course you will have an increased awareness of the types of people who make good supervisors and the techniques they can use during supervision.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

  • Fully CPD registered
  • Suitable for those working in care
  • Suitable for supervisors working in care
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Supervision in Care- In the first unit of our supervision in care course you will start by reviewing what supervision is and the key elements of supervision, you will learn what supervision should not be used for before looking at why supervision is important. You will also cover how supervision links to the Health and Social Care Act (2008), CQC guidance and CQC’s Key Lines of Enquiry.
  • Unit 2 – Different Types of Supervision – In this unit you will start by reviewing the functions of supervision before looking at the different ways supervision can be delivered, you will look at how supervision links to good performance management and the soft skills needed for carrying out effective supervision.
  • Unit 3 – The Role of the Supervisor – This unit will focus on the role of the supervisor in detail, you will explore who can be a supervisor and the CQC guidance is on the role of a supervisor, you will cover the attributes of a good supervisor, including values, attitudes, behaviours, knowledge, experience and key stills that contribute to this.
  • Unit 4 – Dealing with difficult situations – In our final unit you will explore the role of supervision and the role of supervisors in giving staff feedback and having challenging conversations with staff, you will also be provided with tips on how to give feedback effectively and constructively.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Supervision in Care course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Supervision in Care course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Supervision in Care course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Supervision in Care
Supervision in Care
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