HCSWs work in many different clinical areas delivering safe, effective, person-centred care. These areas include inpatient wards, outpatient areas, emergency departments, critical care and theatres.
The two resources below describe key aspects of your role and responsibilities.Ask your SCN or Team Lead if you will be completing the Care Rounding chart.
Although these resources refer to inpatient care, they have relevance to all HCSWs new to our organisation.
Essential Learning Resources
A typical day and the duties of a ward based Health Care Support Worker (Read through 10 min presentation)
Care Rounding (15 min voice over presentation)