Unit name: Personal Development in Care Settings
Learning outcome: 1. Understand what is required for competence in own work role
Assessment criteria: 1.2 Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards
Standards are agreed ways that care workers are expected to behave and perform across the sector.
Some standards that are relevant to the health and social care sector include:
- Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England
- Fundamental Standards of the Care Quality Commission
- National Occupational Standards for Health and Social Care
- National Minimum Training Standards for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England
- The 6 Cs
Reading these standards will help you to understand what is expected of you as a health and social care worker, which can help you to assess and develop your practice.