Assessing Needs

This comprehensive resource will help your team not only understand how to assess needs but develop the desire to do it properly.

Every client who requires a health or social care service does so as they have needs they are unable to meet themselves. This product addresses all of your training needs, allowing you to support your clients to live life to the full!

A ‘must have’ for induction, refresher, management and vocational training, for example the Care Certificate.

For more information about the Care Certificate click here.

You can also complete this training online by visiting our e-learning portal,

Printable PDF SyllabusProduct Syllabus:

  • Importance
  • What is assessing needs?
  • Adapting your service
  • Who can assess
  • Types of needs
  • Status needs
  • Satisfying needs
  • Understanding needs
  • Building relationships
  • Person centred care
  • Needs, wishes & preferences
  • Assessing competently
  • Reviewing assessments
  • Record keeping
  • Confidentiality
  • Consent
  • Timing
  • Assessing needs vs. care planning
  • Communication
  • Interviewing skills
  • Accessing documents
  • Transporting documents
  • Data protection
  • Updating assessments
  • Types of assessments
  • Observation
  • Outcomes

Contributes to Care Certificate Standards 1, 2, 3, 9, 10 & 14.

This DVD gets directly to the heart of the issues that you need to be addressing - all you need to do is order now!


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