Reporting and Recording – eLearning

£9.95 £2.95

This course provides knowledge of how to accurately document and record care that is given in a care setting. In doing so, it provides an understanding of the process, and formulation of person-centred care plans. It also offers an understanding of the Data Protection Act to enable care staff to maintain confidentiality within the workplace.



By the end of this unit on the principles of manual handling and practice you will be able to:


  • List the types of documentation used in health and social care
  • Maintain accurate recording documents
  • Demonstrate effective written communication skills
  • Discuss the impact of poor documentation on care provision
  • Identify documentation errors
  • Discuss the Data Protection Act in relation to your role
  • Discuss the concept of confidentiality
  • Identify the process’s involved with person-centred assessment and the development of care plans


Course content


This course covers the following topics:

  • Overview of the Data Protection Act
  • Principles of confidentiality – The Caldicott Report
  • Person consent
  • Importance of record keeping
  • Guidelines on documentation
  • Audit
  • Errors in documentation and their outcomes
  • Person-centred care