introduction to gentle teaching


For all formal and informal carers working with service users who can present a challenge.

why attend?

Participants will have a better understanding of Gentle Teaching approaches and this will enable them to have a better understanding of service user need and build effective professional relationships.

It will explore:

  • What is gentle teaching?
  • The values that underpin gentle teaching
  • Where do our own values come from?
  • Three main elements of gentle teaching
  • How do we build relationships?
  • Communication and behaviour
  • Total communication techniques
  • Putting the theory into practice


Full day

meeting standards

CARE CERTIFICATE In particular, aims to help meet the knowledge required to meet outcomes of standards: 5 & 6

FUNDAMENTAL STANDARDS (CQC) In particular the course will enable the provider to help staff from the service demonstrate training has taken place around: Regulations 9, 10 & 13

CARE ACT 2014 GUIDANCE More specifically enables providers and their staff to understand their duties under sections 1 & 10 of the Act (and their subsections)

MENTAL CAPACITY ACT 2005 – this subject area is woven into presentation and discussion as required during course delivery.

Please note: As far as reasonably possible we have indicated the standards covered.

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