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This Recording and Report Writing training course aims to develop on the skills & confidence of the participants in structuring, writing and evaluating forms of communication so others can understand them.

This course will explore the skills involved in effective defensible documentation (recording and report writing) in your own working environments. This Recording and Report Writing training course can be booked as a half day or full day session dependent upon the level of prior knowledge, aims and objectives.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Problems facing providers and their staff when it comes to providing evidenced care and support?
  • The role and purpose of basic recording and report writing as a means of communication
  • How to record information in a way that is manageable and makes sense to others
  • Assessing the elements involved in structuring, writing and evaluating records and reports
  • To support staff to maintain service user records to the standards required by The Data Protection Act and related legislation and guidelines
  • Understanding what needs to be recorded and why?
  • Appropriate literacy and numeracy skills
  • The blame & tick box cultures inherent in health and social care
  • Mistrust of what happens to information that is recorded
  • Providing appropriate systems to facilitate good defensible documentation (recording and report writing)

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: ½ day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 2½ hours (approximately)

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.