English for Health and Social Care Workers is a practical guide for anyone who works in health and social care and who does not speak English as their first language, but needs to develop their communication skills and knowledge.
This self-study guide enables health and social care workers to improve their spoken communication, vocabulary, grammar and report writing skills and to deliver the appropriate levels of care.
With English for Health and Social Care Workers, care pro....
[show more]viders and employers and workers who do not have English as a first language can be sure of raising their standards of English language skills.
Health and social care workers will gain a better working knowledge of medical terms, different medications and equipment, terms used by service users and policies and procedures used in the care environment.
Former care minister, Norman Lamb said "For people to get the care they want they need to be able to communicate with their care workers. Employers are responsible for recruiting staff that can competently speak and read English but communication will be a key part of the new Care Certificate."