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Social Care Studies

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899 GBP
English
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Professional Training

Course description

Health & 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

Social Care for Communities Level 4:

Unit 1: History of Social Care in Communities

  • Development of social policy perspectives
  • The legal framework of community care
  • The challenges of modernisation
  • Economy of care
  • Assessment and provision of services
  • The experiences of practice in community care

Unit 2: Assessment, Care Planning and Review

  • The statutory framework
  • Needs-led assessment
  • Record keeping
  • Care planning
  • Interventions and risk assessment
  • Monitoring and review of services and service provision
  • Evaluation of support services
  • Quality assurance and the outcomes approach to quality

Unit 3: Roles and Values

  • Defining and describing roles
  • Skills training
  • Carer issues
  • Values
  • Participation and empowerment
  • Rights and discrimination
  • Mental health issues

Unit 4: Meeting Social Needs

  • Service provision costs and payments
  • Benefits and allowances
  • Residential care costs
  • Financial management
  • Health and social care definitions
  • Partnership working
  • Continuing care
  • Future care development
  • Housing needs

Unit 5: Adult Services

  • Scope of adult services
  • Services for older people
  • Transitional services
  • Contextual services provision: disability and mental health services
  • HIV/AIDs
  • Substance misuse
  • Services for asylum seekers

Unit 6: Children's Services

  • Scope of children’s services
  • Legislation relating to child protection and care orders
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Specialist skills for working in children's services
  • Residential and foster care
  • Adoption

Social Care with Families Level 4:

Unit 1: Children and Childhood

  • Defining childhood
  • Family systems
  • The needs and rights of children
  • Parenting

Unit 2: Supporting Families

  • Defining support
  • Examining current children's acts
  • How support works in practice
  • The need assessment framework

Unit 3: Attachment, Separation and Cared-for Children

  • Attachment
  • Bowlby's theory
  • Disruption of attachment (Maternal deprivation hypothesis)
  • Separation
  • Corporate parenting
  • Types of care - Fostering, adoption and residential care

Unit 4: Child Abuse and Child Protection

  • Defining abuse
  • Emotional abuse
  • Physical abuse
  • Neglect
  • Referral
  • Protecting children
  • Child protection preparation
  • The Cleveland Report

Unit 5: Assessment and Planning

  • Assessment starting points
  • Common assessment framework (CAF)
  • Planning

Unit 6: Legal Responsibilities, Processes and Procedures

  • What is family law?
  • The Children and Family Court Advisory Service (CAFCASS)
  • The Family Proceedings Court (FPC)
  • Roles of court personnel
  • Court reports and evidence
  • Skills related to court procedures

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