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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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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.

Skills for Care

The CPD Online College are endorsed by Skills for Care, the largest body for workforce development in social care in England. Only the best care training providers are able to meet their stringent requirements and the Skills for Care endorsement is the hallmark of quality when it comes to courses in the care sector.

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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

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Supervision in Care
Supervision in Care
£20 + VAT