Develop the skills to provide a person-centred approach to care with this nationally recognised qualification. Gain a deeper understanding of your role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care and support. Throughout this course you will learn how to develop and implement care plans through a person-centred thinking and planning and contribute to the review of these plans by observing, monitoring and reporting on the care activities you’re responsible for.
NCFE Level 2 (online distance learning, no exams involved).
Who Is It For
To study this course all students must be aged 19 or over, most students over the age of 19 will be able to study this course for free, however, please contact us if you are aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs grade A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.
Guided Learning Hours - 155
Study hours Per Week - 13
(*please note these are average and estimated figures and may not be a true representative for all individuals*)
How to Apply
If you wish to study this course simply visit the How to Enrol webpage and select BDU incl. Distance Learning from the first drop down menu and then choose your desired course from the second drop down.
Most students over the age of 19 will be able to study this course for free, however, please contact us if you are aged 19-23 and do not yet have a full level 2 qualification (5 GCSEs grade A*-C, NVQ Level 2 or higher) as additional eligibility criteria may apply.
This particular short course is just 12 weeks long.
How It Helps You
This course will also enhance your knowledge of nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings, continence care and how to support an individual to maintain personal hygiene, ensuring you have a fully rounded knowledge base and are equipped with the relevant skills for working in the care sector.
How Is The Course Delivered
This course is available in both paper and online format, and is up to you to decide which method you prefer, making the course flexible and easy for you. Personal tutors are assigned to each learners, to help ensure you have the support you need throughout the duration of the short course.
UNIT 1 – Understanding person-centred thinking and planning
This unit 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
Throughout 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
This Discover how to promote health and well-being through nutririon and hydration. This unit cover 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
Throughout 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
Develop your understanding of the body’s waste functions and the possible reasons for incontinence. This unit will equip you with 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
This unit will enhance your understanding of the importance of sleep and how sleep contributes to an individuals’ well-being. You will discover how to assist an individual to sleep and ensure conditions are suitable.
If you would like to enrol, you can do so via our Enrol Now page.
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