RCN offers course for care managers


Posted on April 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Under the Care Standards Act, homecare managers will have to hold, or be working towards, an appropriate management qualification. The Royal College of Nursing Institute (RCNI) is offering a number of distance learning courses, including the Diploma in Health Services Management, to help meet this need for management qualifications in the health and social care sector. This is a professional diploma at undergraduate level, teaching competencies relevant to practice in care homes and other organisations, including homecare, with a role in delivering health or social care to any client group. Programme director Julie Hyde said the RCNI was already receiving enquiries and applications from staff in all parts of the sector. “The Diploma in Health Services Management programme is open to everyone working in the health and social care sector,” Mrs Hyde said. “It is not mandatory to hold a nursing or other clinical qualification providing that you can demonstrate the equivalent of experience or study which would ena





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