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Introducing the Care Certificate Evaluation: Innovative practice.

Argyle, Elaine, Thomson, Louise, Arthur, Antony, Maben, Jill, Schneider, Justine and Wharrad, Heather (2017) Introducing the Care Certificate Evaluation: Innovative practice. Dementia.

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Abstract

Although investment in staff development is a prerequisite for high-quality and innovative care, the training needs of front line care staff involved in direct care have often been neglected, particularly within dementia care provision. The Care Certificate, which was fully launched in England in April 2015, has aimed to redress this neglect by providing a consistent and transferable approach to the training of the front line health and social care workforce. This article describes the early stages of an 18-month evaluation of the Care Certificate and its implementation funded by the Department of Health Policy Research Programme.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences > School of Health Sciences
Authors :
NameEmailORCID
Argyle, Elaine
Thomson, Louise
Arthur, Antony
Maben, Jillj.maben@surrey.ac.uk
Schneider, Justine
Wharrad, Heather
Date : 4 August 2017
DOI : 10.1177/1471301217723498
Copyright Disclaimer : Copyright 2017 SAGE Publications
Uncontrolled Keywords : Care Certificate, front line carers, dementia, staff training, direct care staff
Depositing User : Melanie Hughes
Date Deposited : 19 Sep 2018 09:00
Last Modified : 19 Sep 2018 09:00
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/849350

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