Health & Social Care Protocol Training Jan 2019 to Oct 2019

24 December 2018

Leicestershire Partnership Trust are delivering free training for delegated health tasks to social care staff commencing from  January 2019  Health and Social Care Protocol

The purpose of the Protocol is to promote constructive co-operation between staff of different agencies in the interests of good quality care for individuals.  The Protocol sets out the responsibilities of the NHS that, with the right oversight and training, can be delivered by social care agencies, whilst remaining the responsbility of the NHS.  Implicit in this working arrangement is the understanding and expectation that the health agencies will also deliver services that primarily the remit of social care.  Put simply, the overriding principle is : “If you are there and competent to do it, you do it”

The protocol is a working document which will be updated as new situations arise, are resolved and become absorbed into standard practice.   You can download the pocket book version here.


There is also an easy guide which explains the content of each programme

Easy Guide to HSCP Programmes april edit


To complete the passport the training you have 2 options

Option 1

 requires you to attend 2 1/2 days, this can be completed in any order.

  • Core Generic Healthcare Tasks – Full Day Core Skills 1 – 6 in the Training Passport).
  • Generic Healthcare Tasks A – Full Day (Generic Skills 7 – 11 & 14 in Training Passport).
  • Generic Healthcare Tasks B – Half Day ( Generic Skills 12 – 13 in Training Passport).
  • These training session are fully funded however non attendance of any sessions will incur a charge as follows;

£100 for a full day £50 for a half day

Download the Face to Face Training Dates 2019

Dates for the Hub Face -Face training 2019

Option 2

A new programme for the Health and Social Care Protocol has been developed that consists of 6 e-learning modules and assessment workshops. The 6 modules are: Introduction, Pressure Ulcer Care, Nutrition and Hydration, Medication, Stoma Care and Blood Sugar Test.

The e-learning programme provides the knowledge of the delegated tasks that are needed to acquire the passport for HSCP Generic Tasks. This programme is only available on the LSCDG Learning Hub – see below on how to access the Hub. The e-learning modules must be completed within 4 weeks; you are then required to attend assessment 1 and 2. workshops within three months.   Please book a time slot to complete both assessment days. Failure to compete both in the allocated time will result in you having to retake the e-learning and assessments modules again.

Download the e-learning flyer

E-learning flyer Friday – formated


How To Book On The Course

Leicestershire County Council staff can book on the course through the Hub, with your user account and password Leicestershire County Council Staff who do not have an account please email  

Wider Sector, Leicester City Council, & Rutland County Council staff book on the course through the Hub, with your user account and password

If you do not have an account, this will need to be created for you. 

Please follow the link for joining instructions and more information about the Hub

If you have any queries around the course content please contact Janet Taylor Clinical Student Facilitator Mob: 07917550583  

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