Recordkeeping and Documentation in Care Settings Certification

About this course

Recordkeeping and Documentation in Care Settings

This course on ‘Recordkeeping and Documentation in Care Settings’ is useful to anyone working in the care sector.

Recordkeeping is crucial in any field, and even more so in the field of healthcare. Proper documentation and recordkeeping not only help improve the delivery of health services and social care but also protects the staff and organisation against the risk of legal action.

What you will learn

What You Will Learn:

  • Why it is important to maintain, store and share information safely and securely
  • The advantages of efficient recordkeeping and how it can benefit the service users, staff, organisation and the community
  • Why confidentiality is crucial and what it means when there is a breach of confidentiality
  • The precautions that need to be taken while dealing with personal and sensitive information in case settings
  • How to create healthcare records that are accurate, detailed and comprehensive
  • The importance of recordkeeping in health and social care
  • How to avoid common pitfalls that often occur in medical records
  • How to improve the quality and content of daily records in social care settings

Benefits of this course

Benefits of Taking the Course:

  • You will understand the importance of creating and storing accurate, comprehensive and updated records
  • You will be in a better position to avoid pitfalls and identify mistakes which may lead to adverse clinical or legal repercussions
  • Your skill in writing, storing and sharing information can help improve efficiency, communication and keep personal data safe from theft or unauthorised access


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