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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.

Learning Outcomes

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

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Venue Information

Eastville Medical Practice


East Trees Health Centre,
100A Fishponds Road,


0117 244 4123

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