Chaperone Training


TIMINGS:   9.30am – 11.30pm (morning)

                    1.30pm – 3.30pm (afternoon)


This workshop provides essential training in chaperoning skills for members of the primary health care team including Nurses, Health Care Assistants and Receptionists. In today’s litigious society, the role of chaperone is more important than ever. It is vital that the chaperone understands the role and performs the procedure correctly to protect medical staff and patients from inappropriate behaviour and provide patients with essential support.

Course Content

  • How much do you know about chaperoning? (Preliminary quiz)
  • Acting as a chaperone: personal experiences. Group discussion
  • Why is chaperoning necessary? The Ayling Inquiry 2004
  • Who can be a chaperone and when should a chaperone be present?
  • Before, during and after the procedure - Dos and Don’ts
  • Chaperoning scenario. Group work
  • Chaperoning protocols / policies. What should be included?
  • Informing our patients of their rights.
  • Revisiting the quiz. How much do you know now?

Learning outcomes

By the end of the session the student should be able to:

  • Understand why chaperoning is necessary
  • Explain when chaperoning should be offered to the patient
  • Describe appropriate behaviour when acting as a chaperone
  • Describe the patient’s rights regarding chaperoning
  • Date
  • 08/05/2019
    9.30 am
    Wyre Forest
  • 08/05/2019
    1.30 pm
    South Worcester
  • 19/06/2019
    1.30 pm
  • 19/06/2019
    9.30 am
    The Kindle Centre
    HR2 7JE

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