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Code of conduct to be drafted for care workers

by admin | 18th November 2011

Code of conduct to be drafted for care workers

A code of conduct and minimum standards of training is to be drawn up for health care assistants and care workers who look after the elderly in England.

The government said the new standards are likely to focus on communication, confidentiality, nutrition and hydration amongst other things.

The announcement follows growing concerns about the training and quality of care provided by some care workers.

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By Alison Holt Social Affairs Correspondent, BBC News

16th November 2011

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