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This qualification is designed for anyone who is looking to enter employment in, or progress within, a number of sectors where an understanding of care planning is important.
The qualification will cover topics such as person-centred thinking, health promotion and personal hygiene.
This course consists of the following six units, all of which must be completed to achieve the full qualification:
Unit 01 Understanding person-centred thinking and planning
This unit provides you with knowledge and understanding of the principles and processes of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews.
Unit 02 Care planning for the care worker
This unit provides you with the knowledge and understanding required to facilitate working with individuals to carry out activities specified in their care or support
plan, including person-centred assessment, planning, implementation and review.
Unit 03 Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
This unit provides you with the knowledge and understanding of promoting
health and well-being through nutrition and hydration.
Unit 04 Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
This unit provides you with the underpinning knowledge for supporting individuals in maintaining personal hygiene. It covers good personal hygiene routines and
Unit 05 Understanding continence care
The unit provides you with the knowledge and understanding required to support individuals to manage continence. It covers the factors affecting continence, the
management of continence, and the use of continence equipment.
Unit 06 Principles of supporting sleep
This unit provides you with the knowledge required to establish the conditions that are likely to be suitable for sleep, and how to support individuals to sleep.
There are no specific recommended prior learning requirements for this qualification. However, you may find it helpful if you’ve already achieved a Level 1 qualification in healthcare or social care.
This qualification is suitable for you aged 16 and above.
Your learning will be assessed through a portfolio of coursework and assignments.
A Unit Certificate can be requested if you who achieve their full qualification but have achieved at least one whole unit.
Successful completion of this qualification could lead to employment or further study in areas such as:
Full time applications are open for 2018/19