Working with the National Care Standards

This course will support staff to take ownership of the National Care Standards and to apply them in their practice. The course includes group activities to identify a standard of improvement and to plan actions for improvement.

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 national care standards? understanding their place in providing services
  • meeting the standards: how do we know that we are?
  • examining one’s practice and identifying strengths and areas for improvement
  • maintaining the standards: how do we monitor our practice in relation to them?
  • keeping the standards in mind and under review.

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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