Chaperone Training (pm)
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1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Friday 18th January 2019
Who Should Attend?
This course is suitable for non clinical staff - receptionists/admin and HCA's
Reference base - NHS Clinical Governance Support Team 2005: A Model Chaperone Framework - Guidance on the role and effective use of chaperones in Primary and Community Care.
A chaperone is an independent person, whose role is to impartially observe an examination, procedure or consultation undertaken by a Health Care Professional, and is present as a safeguard for all parties (patients and practitioners) and is a witness to continuing consent.
By the end of this session Candidates will have gained the necessary knowledge and skills and having completed practical assessment and competencies at their work place – (working from their Practice Protocol) will be able to carry out their role safely and effectively.
- To understand what is meant by the term
- To identify when and for what a chaperone may be required
- To understand who can chaperone
- To understand what an intimate examination is (theory)
- To understand the role and responsibilities
- To understand what rights the patient has
- To know how and to whom to raise concerns
- Awareness of issues specific to - Religion / Culture / Ethnicity / MH / LD / Children / Same gender/lone working.
- A Chaperone Policy - what should be included.
Max Participants: 0
Eastville Medical Practice
East Trees Health Centre,
100A Fishponds Road,