Eddie from The Grey Matter Group spoke in more detail about the Care Certificate highlighting the relationship with future CQC inspection. (besides having some very cool sideburns!) He made good points about the responsibility individuals that may be signing off the certificate have and how rigorous the assessment of practice would need to be. He pointed out that achievement of the Care Cert should be seen as part of a journey. The Grey Matter Group have a range of resources and a specific Care Certificate tool which you can look at in detail on the website link.
How do you know that their Care Certificate is worth the paper it’s printed on? You don’t! You need to check.