Practical Vs Theory
Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson’s disease, there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year (more than one every five minutes), and one in six of the UK population have some form of hearing loss. These health conditions, along with others such as arthritis and dementia, affect a substantial proportion of the population. A good understanding of common health conditions is essential in any care environment.
This qualification is designed for learners looking to start work in, or already working in, health and social care, who would like an understanding of common health conditions and their effects on individuals. Learners should be aged 19 or above to undertake this qualification.
How The Course Will Be Assessed
Potential Future Career
Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:
- Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
- Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector
- Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
- Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
- Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care
- Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care.
This qualification aims to develop the learner’s knowledge and understanding of:
- various common health conditions
- monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.
The purpose of this qualification is to give learners currently working in, or intending to work in, adult health and social care an awareness of a range of common health conditions. Learners may then progress to additional qualifications to gain a more in – depth understanding of specific health conditions.
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