Duty of Care

Duty of care, meaning that the interests, health and welfare of service users are always put first, is a requirement of all those who work in health and social care.

You must keep individuals safe from abuse, harm or injury. Over this course you’ll develop and understanding of what is meant under the term ‘Duty if Care’, what to do if you find or discover a failing of duty of care, and where to go to get support and advice. We’ll end with some practical examples of duty of care in situations to help you get a feel of such situation and apply your newfound knowledge on the subject.

This course is ideal for anyone who is involved, both directly and indirectly, in the care of individuals.

What are the benefits of this course?

This course is recognised by the CPD (Continuing Professional Development).

Did you know?
  • 4.3m people are employed in the health & social sector in 20191
  • In 2013, 150.6 billion was spent on public and private healthcare2
  • Over 112,000 people are employed directly by local authorities in health & social sector3

Course Modules

Module Module Name Pass %
1 The Course Structure
2 The Implications of Duty of Care
3 How Duty of Care Affects Your Work
4 Duty of Care Dilemmas
5 Resolving Dilemmas: Support and Advice
6 How to Respond to Complaints


50 minutes

Why Choose DDR Consultants

Our health and social care courses are industry accredited and provide you with everything you need to help you in your career and make it a rewarding experience. Over 4 million people are employed in the sector in the UK and our courses can help you stand out from the crowd.

In addition to being recognised by leading organisations, our courses can be completed at a time that is convenient to you, in any location. All you need is Internet access and you’re good to go.

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Price: £25