Recording for Social Care – Giving the True Picture

This course aims to increase awareness of the importance of providing accurate information in a care setting, and helps participants to develop the often underestimated skills required to do so.

Lead Tutor

Mike Martin MA, MSc, Dip Soc Admin, Dip Soc Work (CQSW), Cert in Management. Mike has worked with TfC over the past 10 years and also teaches and contributes to course design and development for the Open University. He produces independent reports and acts as an expert witness in relation to adults with incapacity and also works part time as a coordinator of local authority out of hours social services. Mike is a past advocate and board member with Powerful Partnerships, and a past director with Capability Scotland.

Course Information

Course Content

  • why, what and how we record: identify the main purposes of recording in social care, general principles of recording and what information should be recorded
  • being objective: the way language influences the way we think about clients
  • recording guidelines and confidentiality:writing effective records and raising awareness of confidentiality

Certification TfC Certificate of Attendance

Course Length 3 hours

Delivery Model   This course can be delivered face-to-face or as an online training session. For online delivery, participants will require access to a PC or device which connects to the internet. 

Maximum Participants 15

Course Fee  

  • £360 for up to 8 participants
  • £40 per additional participant up to a maximum of 15

Group Booking Information

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