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Record Keeping & Report Writing

Duration

1 day

Course Overview


This one-day course will give staff the skills to write clear, concise records and reports, which are appropriate to the work setting.

Course Content

  • The importance and purpose of keeping records in written format
  • The main points of the Data Protection Act
  • Differentiating between fact, assessment and opinion
  • Describing the behaviour/incident/accident accurately avoiding the use of misleading jargon
  • Issues of confidentiality
  • Clients access to records
  • Retention period for keeping records

Methods of Delivery


The trainer will use a mixture of presentations, PowerPoint, flipchart, group discussion, case study, small group work and handouts.
  • Learning Objectives
  • Audience
  • Training Considerations
  • Certification
  • Related Courses

Learning Objectives

In this course you will learn
  • About confidentiality and when to share information
  • The relevant legislation
  • The data protection principles
  • About the secure storage of information
  • The importance of clear recording in care plans
  • How to report concerns about the recording, storage or sharing of information

Target Audience

Staff who are responsible for keeping records and writing reports.

Training Considerations

There are no pre-training requirements for this course.

Certification

The delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.

Related Courses

Safeguarding Adults
Boundaries & Good Practice
 
Record Keeping & Report Writing
Duration: 1 day

Course overview:
This one-day course will give staff the skills to write clear, concise records and reports, which are appropriate to the work setting.

Course content:
· The importance and purpose of keeping records in written format
· The main points of the Data Protection Act
· Differentiating between fact, assessment and opinion
· Describing the behaviour/incident/accident accurately avoiding the use of misleading jargon
· Issues of confidentiality
· Clients access to records
· Retention period for keeping records

Methods of delivery:
The trainer will use a mixture of presentations, PowerPoint, flipchart, group discussion, case study, small group work and handouts.


LEARNING OBJECTIVES
In this course you will learn:
· About confidentiality and when to share information
· The relevant legislation
· The data protection principles
· About the secure storage of information
· The importance of clear recording in care plans
· How to report concerns about the recording, storage or sharing of information

TARGET AUDIENCE
Staff who are responsible for keeping records and writing reports.

TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
There are no pre-training requirements for this course.

CERTIFICATION
The delegates will receive a certificate of attendance upon completion of the course.

RELATED COURSES
Safeguarding Adults
Boundaries & Good Practice

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