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Mental Health and Social Care Level 4

Open Study College
Course summary
379 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

Pursue your career in Mental Health and Social Care, from home! Discover one of the most interesting and fascinating areas of Health and Social Care.

Course Content

Unit 1: Defining Mental Health and Social Care

  • Historical development
  • Defining 'social' care
  • Key models of mental illness
  • Legal issues and rights
  • Care services in mental health
  • Theories and therapies

Unit 2: Diagnosis and Treatment of Mental Health Conditions

  • Assessment
  • Personality disorders
  • Practical considerations

Unit 3: Social Inclusion

  • Social exclusion and mental health
  • The cycle of exclusion
  • Skills for social inclusion
  • Service development for inclusion
  • Practical application

Unit 4: Mental Health in Older Age

  • Ageing
  • Policy and legislation
  • Promotion of positive mental health in older age
  • Issues of capacity and consent
  • Mental health conditions commonly seen in older individuals

Unit 5: Care Support

  • National Service Framework (NSF) for mental health in the UK
  • Mental health promotion
  • Primary care and access to services
  • Effective services for people with severe mental health illness
  • Caring about carers
  • Preventing suicide
  • Service user involvement
  • Choices

Unit 6: Community and Inpatient Mental Health Care

  • Community Mental Healthcare Team (CMHT)
  • CMHT professionals
  • The care plan
  • Crisis resolution teams
  • Inpatient care
  • Risk and aggression within acute inpatient wards

Why choose Open Study College

Trusted by over 73,000 students

Study from home, at your own pace

Discounts on selected courses

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

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Open Study College - First class home learning with a difference!

At Open Study College we exceed in delivering a unique home learning experience! Having helped over 73,000 people improve their skills with a trusted qualification, Open Study College is one of the UK’s largest distance learning colleges. Offering over 500...


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