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Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning - Free Online Course

The Skills Network
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4-12 weeks
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Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning - Free Online Course

Are you looking to complete one of our nursing training courses? This qualification aims to improve your understanding of your role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care and support. It will also enhance your knowledge of nutrition and health in health and social care settings, as well as how to support an individual to maintain their personal hygiene.

Why choose The Skills Network?

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 2 qualification
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • Subject specialist support from a Tutor and access to a Learner Support Advisor for everyday queries

Training Course Content

Unit 1: Understanding person-centred thinking and planning

In this unit you will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles, processes and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews. You will consider the impact person-centred thinking can have on an individual and their families. This unit also outlines current legislation, policy and guidance that underpins person-centred thinking and planning.

Unit 2: Care planning for the care worker

Within this unit you will learn about the care planning process in relation to your role and how to implement a care plan. You will also discover how personal beliefs and preferences might influence the care planning process.

Unit 3: Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings

In this unit you will learn how to promote health and well-being through nutrition and hydration. This unit covers the principles of a balanced diet, the importance of special dietary requirements and how to prevent malnutrition in health and social care settings.

Unit 4: Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene

Within this unit you will learn how to address personal hygiene issues in a sensitive manner without imposing your own values and how to maintain the dignity of an individual when supporting them with personal hygiene.

Unit 5: Understanding continence care

This unit will develop your understanding of the body’s waste functions and the possible reasons for incontinence. This unit will equip you with the knowledge to promote continence and understand an individual’s choices including the various facilities and aids which can be provided.

Unit 6: Principles of supporting sleep

Within this unit you will learn to enhance your understanding of the importance of sleep and how sleep contributes to an individual’s well-being. You will discover how to assist an individual to sleep and ensure conditions are suitable.

Why choose The Skills Network

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For Individuals or Private People

This course is free of charge if you meet the criteria for funding. To be eligible for funding you must be aged 19 or over, have been living in the European Union for the last 3 years and have not previously completed the course you are wanting to enroll on.

If you do not meet the criteria for funding, you can still "Click to apply" and you will be able to purchase the course. 

For Employers or Group Funding Requests

Funding is available for adult education courses across a range of sectors. At no cost to your organisation, your staff can excel in their role with a nationally recognised qualification.

Our goal is to smoothly and quickly help you to apply for this funding. Fill in your details below to get started today.

Continuing Studies

This qualification could assist you in gaining the following employment opportunities and potential salaries:

  • Senior Healthcare Assistant – up to £20,761
  • Care Worker – up to £19,834
  • Care Coordinator – up to £23,128

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Abbey Court, 06 – 16 Benedict Drive
YO8 8RY Selby, North Yorkshire

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Reviews

Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews.

Alison Gould
I really enjoyed the course after finishing my course I feel I want to progress to a level 3. Emails were sent regularly on my progress. Excellent course I would recommend to my work colleauges.
Alison Gould
I really enjoyed the course after finishing my course I feel I want to progress to a level 3. Emails were sent regularly on my progress. Excellent course I would recommend to my work colleauges.
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