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Health and Social Care and Dementia Care Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
649 GBP
English
Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Develop your skills and knowledge of Health and Social Care, with a specialised focus on Dementia signs, symptoms and care needs.

Health and Social Care Level 3:

Unit 1: Health and Social Care

  • The Care Quality Commission
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Care settings
  • Hospitals
  • Care homes (nursing and non-nursing)
  • Domiciliary care
  • Supported living
  • Sheltered accommodation
  • Day centre care
  • Retirement villages
  • Personal Development Plan

Unit 2: Training in the Health and Social Care Setting

  • Training in the health and social care setting
  • Quality Framework Credits
  • Nurse Training
  • Roles in nursing
  • Other professionals involved in health and social care
  • Multiagency working
  • Benefits of Multiagency working

Unit 3: Legislation and Policy in Health and Social Care

  • Occupational standards
  • Common induction standards
  • Principles of Care for Nursing
  • Record Keeping
  • Standards for Record Keeping
  • Equality and Diversity Legislation
  • Case studies
  • Key legislation

Unit 4: Communication Confidentiality and Safeguarding

  • Principles of person-centred care
  • Holistic care
  • Communication
  • Active Listening
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Types of non-verbal communication
  • Confidentiality
  • Safeguarding
  • Types of abuse
  • What to do when abuse is suspected

Unit 5: Physiology and Management of Diseases

  • Applying understanding to practice
  • The heart
  • Prevention
  • Management of the service user
  • Diabetes
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Dementia
  • Caring for a person with dementia
  • Respiratory disease (COPD)

Unit 6: Universal Principles of Care

  • Principles of the prevention and control of infection
  • Hand hygiene
  • Giving personal care
  • Food hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Handling and moving
  • Risk Assessment
  • Managing Challenging Behaviour
  • Handling medicines

Dementia

Care Level 3:

Unit 1: What is Dementia?

  • The history of dementia
  • Warning signs of dementia
  • Three stages of dementia
  • Different forms of dementia
  • The causes of dementia

Unit 2: The Physiological Causes of Dementia

  • Regions of the brain
  • The nervous system
  • Protein plaque and tangles

Unit 3: A Care Worker’s Role

  • Care settings
  • Patient-centred care
  • Bad practice and abuse
  • What help does a carer give?
  • Reality orientation (RO) and routine tasks

Unit 4: Communication Principles

  • Communication
  • Verbal communication
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Back to basics
  • Withdrawal

Unit 5: Managing Daily Care

  • Daily care tasks
  • Managing behaviours

Unit 6: End of Life Care

  • What is end of life or palliative care?
  • How is palliative care administered?
  • Causes of death in dementia patients
  • Protocols and guidelines
  • Dealing with grief and anticipatory grief

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Pay Now: GBP 649.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 112.35 with a deposit of GBP
74.90 totalling 749

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