This course teaches staff how to support people with diabetes. It focuses on diabetes awareness, blood sugar monitoring and the administration of insulin.
Half day 3 hours
Care support workers who have a role in supporting people with diabetes.
One year (in line with CQC/NICE recommendations)
We use a combination of distance learning (to teach the knowledge) plus a face-to-face workshop to teach the practical skills required and assess competency.
There are written tests that you will take to test your knowledge of the theory (after reading the workbooks). There are practical tests of competency that you will undertake on the face-to-face workshop.
QCF Unit 3047: Support the use of medication in social care settings.
Skills for care
Each learner will be provided with a comprehensive workbook providing the following learning outcomes:
On the face-to-face workshop you will learn the skills and competencies required, namely:
£600 (max of 12 people)