Discover the importance of communication by identifying ways to overcome barriers to meet the individual needs and preferences of people in a variety of different care settings.
Recognise the skills needed to implement and promote good practice in recording, sharing, storing and accessing information.
Reflect on your personal development and practice in various care settings, using learning opportunities in relation to developing your own practice.
Develop the ability to execute person-centred approaches in various adult care settings. You’ll learn to work with individuals to uncover their history, preferences, wishes and needs in a private and sensitive manner. Find out how to gain consent when providing care, encourage participation, support individual choices and promote well-being.
Cover the concepts of equality, diversity and inclusion, which are fundamental in a variety of adult care environments.
Understand your own responsibilities and the responsibilities of others in relation to health, safety and well-being in adult care settings. Here, you’ll consider policies and procedures, how to monitor health and safety risks, and what to do in the event of sudden illness.
Examine the nature of working relationships, work in ways that are agreed with an employer, as well as work in partnership with others.
This unit is aimed at those who work in a wide range of settings. It introduces ways to address the dilemmas, conflicts or complaints that may arise where there is a duty of care.
This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of care settings. This unit covers the important area of safeguarding individuals from abuse. It identifies different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms that might indicate abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged.
There are 10 optional units for you to choose from which you can study, after discussing these options with your tutor.
We have some answers to common student questions, but if you can't find the answer you're looking for then please contact us and we will do everything we can to answer your questions.
You will have access to your personal tutor, via email and telephone, who will mark your assignments and guide you through the course. In addition, you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process. Your personal tutor will be highly experienced in their subject area and qualified to teach.
You don’t need any prior skills in the subject area to start. However, as with all of our courses, we recommend a reasonable level of English reading and writing ability.
We provide all the specially written learning materials you require to study this course at home. The course fee also includes tutor support for 12 months.
No, this course is assessed by coursework alone.
No, all of the study materials are supplied within your learning pack.
Most students finish comfortably within the course duration period given. However, if you do need more time, your personal tutor support can be extended for an additional fee.
That’s fine, this course can be studied anywhere and is completed by submitting Tutor marked assignments (TMAs).