CPD Approved

Duty of Care Course Description

This course will give you an introduction to the concept of duty of care, cover how it affects your work, what to do if you come across a dilemma and where to go for support or advice along with some practical examples of situations.

Duration: 50 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions)

Price: £25.00 (+VAT)

Target Audience

There is a requirement that all health and social care professionals, and organisations providing health and care services, must put the interests of service users first.


Working in the health and social care sector involves working with lots of different people with a variety of needs, dependencies, backgrounds and wishes. As a care worker, you have a responsibility towards all the people you are involved with, during your working hours. This means you have to employ a reasonable level of care, to ensure they are kept safe from harm, abuse and injury.

Further Progression for Duty of Care

A career in care can be very rewarding and prosperous. There are additional courses that would people who have taken this course would benefit from such as the End of life care course.

Module NumberModule NamePass % Required
1The Course StructureN/A
2The Implications of Duty of Care70
3How Duty of Care Affects Your Work70
4Duty of Care Dilemmas70
5Resolving Dilemmas: Support and Advice70
6How to Respond to Complaints70

Recommended System Requirements

Browser: Up to date web browser
Video: Up to date video drivers
Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)