Course Duration:
ONE DAY

Defensible Documentation

Improved professional record keeping

Client records and progress notes are key tools in recording client progress, demonstrating duty of care and informing decision-making. This practical course will help participants improve their documentation, making records more effective, relevant and efficient.

Far from being a trivial administrative document, client records and progress notes are key tools in recording client progress, demonstrating our duty of care and informing decision making.

This important and practical course will help participants improve their documentation, making records more effective, relevant and efficient. It includes direct practice of all the skills covered, with individual feedback, along with take-home tools and templates for use in future writing.

Topics include

  • Types of records
  • Suggested formats
  • Improved writing style
  • Inclusive and respectful language
  • The legal and practical role of client records
  • ABODE guidelines for case notes:
    Accurate, Brief, Objective and factual, Direct quotes, Easily understood
  • Legal awareness and compliance including privacy, consent, discrimination, FOI, duty of care evidence, information collection and storage

This course includes

  • Engaging, up-to-date materials.
  • Take-home reference package and free online resources.
  • All day catering and beverages - with dietary needs catered for.
  • Certificate of attendance.

Individual bookings

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Group bookings

If you have a team/group of people that require training, feel free to book online on any upcoming public course. However, we can also provide dedicated courses just for you - at our premises or yours - from our catalogue or bespoke. Please contact us so that we can discuss your exact needs.

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