Skills for Care workbook – underpinning knowledge and principles for all health and social care workers
Shadowing of experienced colleagues
You may have training in specific skills for your workplace such as Total Communication; use of assistive technology; care and use of hearing aids.
Standard 9: for further information about communicating well with people with dementia, learning disabilities and mental health conditions.
Standard 10: Safeguarding Adults – Standard 6 refers to time when you will need to break confidentiality
Standard 14: Handling Information – Standard 6 refers to confidentiality.
Skills for Care workbook – questions to evidence your knowledge and understanding
(DCC – model answers are available in the County Wide Best Practice folder)
Observations – link to observations to evidence competence.
Specialist Appendix – recording your knowledge and skill in supporting specific individuals in your service with their communication needs