Suite

Health and Social Care and Leadership and Management of Care Service

23 Areas

These standards have been developed specifically for those working in leading and health and social care services across the UK.

For ease of use, the standards within these suites have been grouped into functional areas with links to examples of how they can be used as an effective tool for individuals, managers and organisations.

Areas

Safeguarding and well-being adults

Lead and manage practice that promotes the safeguarding of individuals

SCDLMC B1
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Support the safeguarding of individuals

SCDHSC 0024
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Lead and manage service provision that promotes the well being of individuals

SCDLMC B2
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Lead practice to reduce and prevent the risk of danger, harm and abuse

SCDHSC 0430
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Support individuals who have experienced harm or abuse

SCDHSC 0431
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Contribute to addressing situations where there is risk of danger, harm or abuse

SCDHSC 0395
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Lead practice that promotes the rights, responsibilities, equality and diversity of individuals

SCDHSC 0452
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Promote the rights and diversity of individuals

SCDHSC 3111
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Uphold the rights of individuals

SCDHSC 0234
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Advocate with and on behalf of individuals

SCDHSC 0410
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Assist individuals at formal hearings

SCDHSC 0423
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Present individuals' preferences and needs

SCDHSC 0368
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Support individuals to access independent representation and advocacy

SCDHSC 0367
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Support individuals to represent their own wishes and needs at decision-making events

SCDHSC 0366
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Lead and manage practice that involves key people in care service provision to contribute to the achievement of positive outcomes for individuals

SCDLMC B4
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Support individuals to deal with relationship problems

SCDHSC 0356
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Support individuals to develop and maintain social networks and relationships

SCDHSC 0331
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Promote effective relationships with individuals

SCDHSC 3110
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Develop effective relationships with individuals

SCDHSC 0233
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Support the spiritual well-being of individuals

SCDHSC 0350
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Promote individuals' positive self esteem and sense of identity

SCDHSC 0332
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Support individuals to manage their own health and social well-being

SCDHSC 3112
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Support Individuals who are distressed

SCDHSC 0226
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Support individuals to manage change in their lives

SCDHSC 0382
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Lead and manage the provision of care services that deals effectively with transitions and significant life events

SCDLMC B3
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Support individuals through bereavement

SCDHSC 0384
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Lead and manage provision of care services that supports the development of positive behaviour

SCDLMC B8
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Promote positive behaviour

SCDHSC 0336
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Lead practice that promotes the safeguarding of individuals

SCDHSC 0045
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Promote the safeguarding of individuals

SCDHSC 0035
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Contribute to the support of individuals who have experienced harm or abuse

SCDHSC 0335
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Safeguarding and well-being children and young people

Lead and manage practice that promotes the safeguarding of individuals

SCDLMC B1
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Support the safeguarding of individuals

SCDHSC 0024
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Lead and manage service provision that promotes the well being of individuals

SCDLMC B2
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Lead practice to reduce and prevent the risk of danger, harm and abuse

SCDHSC 0430
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Support individuals who have experienced harm or abuse

SCDHSC 0431
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Contribute to addressing situations where there is risk of danger, harm or abuse

SCDHSC 0395
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Lead practice that promotes the rights, responsibilities, equality and diversity of individuals

SCDHSC 0452
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Promote the rights and diversity of individuals

SCDHSC 3111
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Uphold the rights of individuals

SCDHSC 0234
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Advocate with and on behalf of individuals

SCDHSC 0410
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Assist individuals at formal hearings

SCDHSC 0423
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Present individuals' preferences and needs

SCDHSC 0368
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Support individuals to access independent representation and advocacy

SCDHSC 0367
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Support individuals to represent their own wishes and needs at decision-making events

SCDHSC 0366
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Lead and manage practice that involves key people in care service provision to contribute to the achievement of positive outcomes for individuals

SCDLMC B4
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Support individuals to deal with relationship problems

SCDHSC 0356
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Support individuals to develop and maintain social networks and relationships

SCDHSC 0331
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Promote effective relationships with individuals

SCDHSC 3110
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Develop effective relationships with individuals

SCDHSC 0233
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Support the spiritual well-being of individuals

SCDHSC 0350
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Promote individuals' positive self esteem and sense of identity

SCDHSC 0332
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Support individuals to manage their own health and social well-being

SCDHSC 3112
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Support Individuals who are distressed

SCDHSC 0226
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Support individuals to manage change in their lives

SCDHSC 0382
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Lead and manage the provision of care services that deals effectively with transitions and significant life events

SCDLMC B3
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Support individuals through bereavement

SCDHSC 0384
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Lead and manage provision of care services that supports the development of positive behaviour

SCDLMC B8
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Promote positive behaviour

SCDHSC 0336
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Lead practice that promotes the safeguarding of children and young people

SCDHSC 0044
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Promote the safeguarding of children and young people

SCDHSC 0034
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Support children and young people to manage aspects of their lives

SCDHSC 0038
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Support children and young people to develop and maintain supportive relationships

SCDHSC 0311
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Support children and young people to develop a positive identity and emotional well being

SCDHSC 0312
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Work with children and young people to promote their own physical and mental health

SCDHSC 0313
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Support children and young people through major transitions

SCDCCLD 0325
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Advocate with and on behalf of children and young people

SCDHSC 0046
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Care for a newly born baby when the birth parents are unable to do so

SCDHSC 0314
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Contribute to the support of children and young people who have experienced harm or abuse

SCDHSC 0325
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Assessment and planning for Adults

Lead and manage systems, procedures and practice for assessments, plans and reviews within care services

SCDLMC B5
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Lead the planning process with individuals

SCDHSC 0416
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Lead the service delivery planning process to achieve outcomes for individuals

SCDHSC 0415
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Assess individual preferences and needs

SCDHSC 0414
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Support individuals to plan, monitor and review the delivery of services

SCDHSC 0329
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Contribute to the planning process with individuals

SCDHSC 0328
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Contribute to implementation of care or support plan activities

SCDHSC 0025
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Develop risk management plans to promote independence in daily living

SCDHSC 0450
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Child development assessment and planning

Present individuals' preferences and needs

SCDHSC 0368
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Support individuals to represent their own wishes and needs at decision-making events

SCDHSC 0366
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Lead and manage provision of care services that supports the development of positive behaviour

SCDLMC B8
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Lead and manage systems, procedures and practice for assessments, plans and reviews within care services

SCDLMC B5
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Develop risk management plans to promote independence in daily living

SCDHSC 0450
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Contribute to the assessment and planning process with children and young people

SCDHSC 0036
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Lead and manage provision of care services that supports the development of children and young people

SCDLMC B6
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Support children and young people to achieve their educational potential

SCDHSC 0039
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Work with children and young people with additional requirements to address their development needs

SCDHSC 0315
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Work with children and young people to prepare them for adulthood, citizenship and independence

SCDHSC 0310
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Promote the development of positive behaviour in children and young people

SCDHSC 0326
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Care for babies

SCDHSC 0037
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Work with children and young people with additional requirements to address their development needs

SCDCCLD 0316
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Contribute to meeting the nutritional needs of babies, children and young people

Contribute to meeting the nutritional needs of babies, children and young people

SCDCCLD 0316
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Contribute to child care practice in group living

SCDHSC 0323
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Support for daily living for adults in health and social care

Develop risk management plans to promote independence in daily living

SCDHSC 0450
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Manage a dispersed workforce to meet the needs and preferences of individuals at home

SCDLMC A4
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Support individuals to live at home

SCDHSC 0343
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Support individuals in their daily living

SCDHSC 0027
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Support individuals to retain, regain and develop skills to manage their daily living

SCDHSC 0344
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Support the use of technological aids to promote independence

SCDHSC 0370
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Support individuals to meet their domestic and personal needs

SCDHSC 0029
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Support individuals to take part in development activities

SCDHSC 0211
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Provide food and drink to promote individuals' health and well being

SCDHSC 0213
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Support individuals to eat and drink

SCDHSC 0214
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Help individuals to maintain mobility

SCDHSC 0215
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Support individuals with their personal care needs

SCDHSC 0218
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Support individuals to manage continence

SCDHSC 0219
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Promote housing opportunities for individuals

SCDHSC 0422
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Support individuals to access housing and accommodation services

SCDHSC 0349
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Promote employment, training and education opportunities for individuals

SCDHSC 0421
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Support individuals to access learning, training and development opportunities

SCDHSC 0348
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Support individuals to access employment

SCDHSC 0347
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Support individuals to manage their financial affairs

SCDHSC 0345
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Promote leisure opportunities and activities for individuals

SCDHSC 0420
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Support individuals to use services and facilities

SCDHSC 0330
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Support individuals in the community

SCDHSC 0244
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Support individuals to participate in recreational activities

SCDHSC 0210
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Develop programmes to enable individuals to find their way around environments

SCDHSC 0372
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Develop programmes to enable individuals to find their way around environments

SCDHSC 0235
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Support individuals to make journeys

SCDHSC 0028
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Support individuals to manage direct payments

SCDHSC 0346
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Maintain safety and security when accessing individuals' homes

SCDHSC 0229
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Support individuals to move into new living environments

SCDHSC 0383
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Preparing children and young people for independent living

Support individuals to represent their own wishes and needs at decision-making events

SCDHSC 0366
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Support individuals to deal with relationship problems

SCDHSC 0356
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Support individuals to develop and maintain social networks and relationships

SCDHSC 0331
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Support individuals to manage change in their lives

SCDHSC 0382
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Lead and manage the provision of care services that deals effectively with transitions and significant life events

SCDLMC B3
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Lead and manage provision of care services that supports the development of positive behaviour

SCDLMC B8
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Develop risk management plans to promote independence in daily living

SCDHSC 0450
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Contribute to the assessment and planning process with children and young people

SCDHSC 0036
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Work with children and young people to prepare them for adulthood, citizenship and independence

SCDHSC 0310
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Promote the development of positive behaviour in children and young people

SCDHSC 0326
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Support individuals to live at home

SCDHSC 0343
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Promote housing opportunities for individuals

SCDHSC 0422
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Support individuals to access housing and accommodation services

SCDHSC 0349
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Promote employment, training and education opportunities for individuals

SCDHSC 0421
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Support individuals to access learning, training and development opportunities

SCDHSC 0348
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Support individuals to access employment

SCDHSC 0347
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Support individuals to manage their financial affairs

SCDHSC 0345
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Support individuals to use services and facilities

SCDHSC 0330
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Support children and young people to manage aspects of their lives

SCDHSC 0038
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Support children and young people to develop and maintain supportive relationships

SCDHSC 0311
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Support children and young people to develop a positive identity and emotional well being

SCDHSC 0312
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Work with children and young people to promote their own physical and mental health

SCDHSC 0313
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Support children and young people through major transitions

SCDCCLD 0325
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Support individuals to move into new living environments

SCDHSC 0383
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Implement development activities to meet individuals' goals, preferences and needs

SCDHSC 0351
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Advocate with and on behalf of children and young people

SCDHSC 0046
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Promote effective relationships with individuals

SCDHSC 03110
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Communication in health and social care

Lead and manage effective communication systems and practice

SCDLMC E1
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Maintain effective communication systems and practice

SCDHSC 0041
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Promote effective communication

SCDHSC 0031
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Support effective communication

SCDHSC 0021
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Support individuals with specific communication needs

SCDHSC 0369
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Support individuals to communicate using interpreting and translation services

SCDHSC 0371
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Lead practice for managing and disseminating records and reports

SCDHSC 0434
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Process information for use in decision-making

SCDHSC 3115
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Deal with messages and information

SCDHSC 0242
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Promote your organisation and its services to stakeholders

SCDHSC 0437
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Develop and disseminate information and advice about health and social well-being

SCDHSC 0438
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Provide advice and information to those who enquire about health and social care services

SCDHSC 0419
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Interact with individuals using telecommunications and the internet

Support for health care for adults in health and social care

Support individuals to manage their own health and social well-being

SCDHSC 3112
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Support the use of technological aids to promote independence

SCDHSC 0370
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Provide food and drink to promote individuals' health and well being

SCDHSC 0213
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Support individuals to eat and drink

SCDHSC 0214
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Help individuals to maintain mobility

SCDHSC 0215
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Support individuals to manage continence

SCDHSC 0219
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Contribute to moving and positioning individuals

SCDHSC 0223
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Support individuals to use medication in social care settings

SCDHSC 3122
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Contribute to raising awareness of health issues

SCDHSC 3103
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Support individuals to continue therapies

SCDHSC 0352
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Promote participation in agreed therapeutic group activities

SCDHSC 0393
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Support individuals during therapy sessions

SCDHSC 0212
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Manage environments and resources for health care procedures in social care settings

SCDHSC 0230

Support the rights and wellbeing of individuals when they undergo healthcare procedures

SCDHSC 0222
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Support individuals to carry out their own healthcare and monitoring procedures

SCDHSC 0225
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Monitor the condition of individuals

SCDHSC 0224
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Help address the physical comfort needs of individuals

SCDHSC 0216
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Move and position individuals

Manage environments and resources for use during health care activities

Undertake tissue viability risk assessment for individuals

Undertake agreed pressure area care

Obtain and test specimens from individuals

Insert and secure urethral catheters and monitor and respond to the effects of urethral catheterisation

Carry out extended feeding techniques to ensure individuals nutritional and fluid intake

SFHCHS 17
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Undertake routine clinical measurements

SFHCHS 19
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Obtain and test capillary blood samples

SFHCHS 131
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Obtain venous blood samples

SFHCHS 132
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Maintain the feet of individuals who have been assessed as requiring help with general foot care

SFHCHS 150
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Encourage and support individuals undergoing dialysis therapy

SFHCHS 27
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Support and enable individual undergoing dialysis and their carers to obtain and maintain dialysis equipment and materials

SFHCHS 28
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Support and enable individual undergoing dialysis and their carers to carry out dialysis procedures

SFHCHS 29
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End of life care in health and social care

Support individuals through bereavement

SCDHSC 0384
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Monitor the condition of individuals

SCDHSC 0224
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Help address the physical comfort needs of individuals

SCDHSC 0216
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Support individuals at the end of life

SCDHSC 0385
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Contribute to the care of a deceased person

SCDHSC 0239
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Shared lives adult placement in health and social care

Prepare your family and networks to support individuals in your own home

SCDHSC 0333
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Provide a home and family environment for individuals requiring care and support

SCDHSC 0334
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Support people who are providing homes for adults, children or young people

SCDHSC 0425
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Foster care in health and social care

Support people who are providing homes for adults, children or young people

SCDHSC 0425
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Prepare your family and networks prior to providing a home for babies, children and young people

SCDHSC 0317
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Provide a home for children and young people

SCDHSC 0318
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Self directed support for adults in health and social care

Support individuals to manage direct payments

SCDHSC 0346
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Support individuals, families and communities to commission their own services

Manage your relationship as an employee of the individual you support

SCDHSC 3123
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Mental health in health and social care

Identify the physical health needs of individuals with mental health needs

Work with individuals with mental health needs to negotiate and agree plans for addressing those needs

Reinforce positive behavioural goals during relationships with individuals

Support individuals with programmes to promote positive behaviour

SCDHSC 0398
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Substance misuse in health and social care

Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists

Counsel individuals about their substance use using recognised theoretical models

Help individuals address their substance misuse through an action plan

Support individuals who misuse substances

Assess and act upon immediate risk of danger to substance users

Carry out screening and referral assessment for substance misuse service

Carry out assessment to identify and prioritise needs in a substance misuse setting

Carry out comprehensive substance misuse assessment

Use recognised theoretical models to provide therapeutic support to groups of individuals who misuse substances

Provide services to those affected by someone else's substance use

Test for substance use

Supply and exchange injecting equipment for individuals

Support individuals through detoxification programmes

Supervise methadone consumption

Raise awareness about substances, their use and effects

Working in partnership with families and carers in health and social care

Deliver services to families, children and young people from diverse cultural and language communities

SCDCCLD0334
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Support professional advice to help parents interact with and take care of their newly born baby

SCDHSC 0320
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Support parents and guardians to care for babies during the first year of life

SCDHSC 0321
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Support parents and carers to acquire skills to care for and protect babies, children and young people

SCDHSC 0047
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Support the families of children and young people in their own homes

SCDHSC 0319
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Contribute to working in partnership with carers

SCDHSC 0227
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Work in partnership with carers to support individuals

SCDHSC 0387
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Work with carers, families and key people to maintain contact with individuals

SCDHSC 0389
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Working in partnership with other professionals in health and social care

Promote the effectiveness of teams

SCDHSC3121
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Maintain effective working relationships with staff in other agencies

SCDHSC0399
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Participate in inter-disciplinary team working to support individuals

SCDHSC3100
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Develop joint working arrangements for health and social care services

SCDHSC0433
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Represent one's own agency at other agencies' meetings

Working with volunteers in health and social care

Manage the recruitment and placement of volunteers

Recruit and place volunteers

Plan, organise and monitor volunteering activities

Lead and motivate volunteers

Working with groups and networks in health and social care

Contribute to effective group care

SCDHSC 0228
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Contribute to the provision of support groups

SCDHSC 0394
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Support the development of community networks and partnerships

SCDHSC 3101
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Work with community networks and partnerships

SCDHSC 3102
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Work with groups to promote individual growth, development and independence

SCDHSC 0429
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Support the development of networks to achieve planned outcomes

SCDHSC 3104
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Commissioning procurement and tendering in health and social care

Support individuals, families and communities to commission their own services

Manage tendering and contracting processes in health and social care settings

SCDHSC 0441
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Evaluate the effectiveness of health, social or other care services

SCDHSC 0442
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Procure services for individuals

SCDHSC 0443
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Health and safety in health and social care

Maintain safety and security when accessing individuals' homes

SCDHSC 0229
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Contribute to moving and positioning individuals

SCDHSC 0223
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Support individuals to use medication in social care settings

SCDHSC 3122
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Move and position individuals

Lead and manage practice for health and safety in the work setting

SCDLMC C1
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Lead practice for health and safety in the work setting

SCDHSC 0042
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Promote health, safety and security in the work setting

SCDHSC 0032
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Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals

SCDHSC 0022
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Support the safe use of materials and equipment

SCDHSC 0243
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Maintain a safe and clean environment

SCDHSC 0246
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Protect yourself from the risk of violence at work

Developing practice in health and social care

Manage and develop yourself and your workforce within care services

SCDLMC A1
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Take responsibility for the continuing professional development of yourself and others

SCDHSC 0043
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Develop your practice through reflection and learning

SCDHSC 0033
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Develop your own knowledge and practice

SCDHSC 0023
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Manage the allocation, progression and quality of work in care service provision

SCDLMC A5
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Undertake a research project

SCDCCLD 0420
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Facilitate learning through presentations in health and social care settings

SCDHSC 3108
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Assess performance in health and social care services

SCDHSC 3120
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Leading and managing practice and provision that achieves positive outcomes in health and social care

Manage a dispersed workforce to meet the needs and preferences of individuals at home

SCDLMC A4
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Manage and develop yourself and your workforce within care services

SCDLMC A1
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Lead and manage group living provision within care services

SCDLMC E2
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Lead and manage the quality of care service provision to meet legislative, regulatory, registration and inspection requirements

SCDLMC E3
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Manage programmes

CFAM&LFA4
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Manage projects

CFAM&LFA5
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Manage systems, procedures and practice within care services for receiving, responding to and learning from compliments, concerns and complaints

SCDLMC E9 (2)
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Lead and manage work with networks, communities, other professionals and organisations for care service provision

SCDLMC D1
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Leading and managing strategy, policy, finance provision in health and social care

Lead and manage change within care services

SCDLMC A2
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Develop operational plans and manage resources to meet current and future demands on the provision of care services

SCDLMC E5
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Contribute to the development of organisational policy and practice

SCDHSC 0439
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Contribute to the strategic policies of care services

SCDLMC E6
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Develop, implement and review strategic business plans that support the continuing development and viability of care service provision

SCDLMC E7
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Manage the conduct and performance of workers in care services

SCDLMC E10
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Market, cost and contract to ensure the viability of your provision of care services

SCDLMC E13
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Manage the use of financial resources

CFAM&LEA3
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Actively engage in the safe selection and recruitment of workers and their retention in care services

SCDLMC A3
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