Writing care notes and record keeping

Understand the requirements of the CQC

The Trainer: Alison Meadows

Alison Meadows is a First Aid and Moving and Handling Trainer, IQA First Aid and Moving and Handling Courses


Course content overview:

On completion of this training students will be able to:

  • Explain different types of records- relate to workplace
  • Understand organisations record-keeping policies
  • Understand the legislation that governs record keeping and how to remain compliant
  • Demonstrate the principles of good record keeping
  • For registered nurses- understand the requirements of the NMC and discover sanctions for poor record-keeping
  • For managers and supervisors- understand the requirements of the CQC


More about this course:

To support all care staff, supervisors, registered nurses and managers to be compliant with the requirements of the data protection act 1998, the requirements of CQC, and the organisation’s policies and procedures

The courses are delivered by a registered nurse experienced in care home management

Duration and Format
This course comprises 4 guided learning hours. The course is supported by PowerPoint, activities, scenario-based learning and tutor-led teaching.

More info on this course below.

The cost of this course: £300 (no vat)

Cost £300 per session maximum 10 people delivered in your workplace.

- more info on our Care Sector courses -

  • Level 1 and Level 2 courses can be delivered on the same day with level 1 learners completing 3 hours in the morning and level 2 learners completing an additional 3 hours in the afternoon.
      Adults The purpose of the Level 1 and 2 Awards for Safeguarding Adults in Health and Social care  is for candidates to understand the key principles of safeguarding adults. The qualification is aimed at those working in the health and social care sector and has been mapped against standard 10 of the Care certificate.   This qualification prepares Learners for employment within the health and social care setting however can also be undertaken by those already working in the sector as part of continual professional development.
      Children and Young People The 3 or 6 hour fully accredited qualifications are delivered face to face  you will take a multiple choice exam at the end of the day. You will receive all learning resources, excellent teaching and a certificate .   The Level 1 and 2 Awards in safeguarding children and young people are fully accredited qualifications. They provide those working with children and young people the knowledge of how to recognise and respond to cases of alleged or suspected abuse. This qualification could support a role working with children and young people in a variety of settings.
      Useful Links Working Together to Safeguard Children 2018 (publishing.service.gov.uk) Understanding the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 - PubMed (nih.gov) Department for Education (publishing.service.gov.uk)
Work-related ill health cases (new or long-standing) in 2019/20
Fatal injuries to workers in 2019/20
Non-fatal injuries to employees reported by employers in 2019/20
Working days lost to work-related ill health & non-fatal injuries in 2019/20

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Here’s what some recent delegates said about their experience:

  • Very professional and delivered to high standards. Alison's teaching ability, style and subject knowledge were high class and she made everyone on the course feel welcome. Thank you AMTD

    Ray Duell - Health and Safety Consultant Trainer at Duell Training
  • I have absolutely loved this course with Alison, it far exceeded any expectations I had beforehand! She is extremely knowledgeable and created a comfortable learning environment. Brilliant 3 days. Thank you!

    Debbie Bewley - Registered Nurse at My Life - March 2021
  • Alison is a lovely and approachable lady. She has been supportive and ensured we understood what was expected. She has made me feel confident in my future training

    Jenny Hughs - Registered Nurse and Registered Social Worker- Homecare Direct - March 2021
  • Thank you for a lovely 3 days. I’ve come away with much more knowledge.

    Harriet Cuming - Trainer at Home Instead Ormskirk - Nov 2020