Covered in this course


This training course is broken down into 1 sections

  1. 1 Privacy and Dignity in Care
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Respecting the views, choices and decisions of people in your care

The short course is made up of just one section and is designed for everyone who works in the care industry. It provides a thorough overview of the subject of privacy and dignity in care - for those with existing experience as well as new carers who are working towards completing their Care Certificate. It covers everything you need to know from The Care Certificate Workbook: Standard 7 – Privacy and Dignity. It covers the privacy of information, the 10 Dignity Do's, self-care and more!


This Privacy & Dignity Training Course is an effective way to learn how to provide personalised care to individuals while making sure that they remain in control of their own care plans where possible. You should help them to be independent where practicable while respecting their privacy & dignity.  

In the Care Certificate, privacy is defined as 'giving space to someones when & where they need it' or 'treating personal information confidentially'.

Dignity can be defined as 'focusing on the value of every individual, including respecting their views, choices and decisions', 'not making assumptions about how they want to be treated', 'working with care and compassion' 'communicating directly with the individual whenever possible.'

Standard 7 of the Care Certificate - Privacy & Dignity - requires staff to:

  • Understand the principles that underpin privacy & dignity
  • Help individuals maintain privacy & dignity in care
  • Support individuals to make choices
  • Support them in making choices about their care
  • Understand & support active participation
  • Support individuals in active participation in their own care

This course works alongside our 14 other awareness courses that make up the Care Certificate Standards. ​

This course equips learners with the knowledge that's required to be put into practice in the workplace, whereby they can do the 'practical' part of their training, followed by having the Care Certificate supplied to them by their management as they meet the required standards. These courses provide part of training but practical training is still required to obtain the care certificate.

Chris Miller, a presenter of Privacy & Dignity in Care Training

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The importance of Privacy & Dignity in Care Training

It’s important that you comply with the law and understand the positive impact this training course can have on your organisation and employees.

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Privacy & Dignity in Care certificate


Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

This Privacy & Dignity in Care Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Privacy & Dignity in Care Training Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.

Privacy & Dignity in Care Training Certificate

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Why is this training important?


It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.

Privacy & Dignity in Care is one of the 15 standards that are in the Care Certificate. The Care Certificate is an agreed set of standards that set out what is expected of the job roles in the health and social care sector. It forms part of an induction programme that should be covered if you are 'new to care'. 

The Care Certificate was developed by Skills for Care, Health Education England and Skills for Health. 

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