Principles of Care Planning Distance Learning Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The duration of the course is 16-20 weeks. Guided learning hours are 8-10 hours per week dependent upon knowledge of the subject.

This qualification will help learners to understand their role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care or support, the development and implementation of care plans and contributing to the review of these by observing, monitoring and reporting the care activities they’re responsible for.

UNIT 1 – Understanding person-centred thinking and planning

  • Section 1 Understand the principles and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews
  • Section 2 Understand the context within which person-centred thinking and planning takes place
  • Section 3 Understandownroleinperson-centredplanning, thinking and reviews

UNIT 2 – Care planning for the care worker

  • Section 1 Understand the care planning process
  • Section 2 Understand the assessment process
  • Section 3 Understand the role of risk assessment in the care planning process
  • Section 4 Know how to participate in planning the delivery of care
  • Section 5 Understand the implementation of care plans
  • Section 6 Know how to evaluate plans and processes
  • Section 7 Understand the issues around the storage and sharing of information

UNIT 3 – Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings

  • Section 1 Know the principles of a balanced diet
  • Section 2 Know the importance of special dietary requirements in health and social care settings
  • Section 3 Understand how to plan and promote a balanced diet in health and social care settings
  • Section 4 Understand the principles of hydration
  • Section 5 Understand the importance of hydration in health and social care settings
  • Section 6 Know how to prevent malnutrition
  • Section 7 Understand the need to screen and monitor nutrition and hydration

UNIT 4 – Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene

  • Section 1 Understand the importance of good personal hygiene
  • Section 2 Know how to encourage an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Section 3 Know how to support an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Section 4 Understand when poor hygiene may be an indicator ofother underlying personal issues

UNIT 5 – Understanding continence care

  • Section 1 Know the body’s waste functions
  • Section 2 Understand the reasons for incontinence
  • Section 3 Know the body’s waste functions
  • Section 4 Understand how an individual’s choices and preferences affect continence care
  • Section 5 Understand the use of various facilities and aids forcontinence care
  • Section 6 Know how to deal with body wastes and the abnormalities that might need reporting
  • Section 7 Know infection control requirements related to dealing with body waste

UNIT 6 – Principles of supporting sleep

  • Section 1 Understand the importance of sleep
  • Section 2 Know how to establish conditions suitable for sleep
  • Section 3 Know how to assist an individual to sleep
  • Section 4 Know how to access information and advice about difficulties with sleep

Assessment Methods

Assessments are due at the end of each unit. Your tutor will assess your work and build up your portfolio of evidence of learning. A certificate will be awarded on satisfactory submission of evidence of learning for the units studied.

Course Summary

Course Title Principles of Care Planning Distance Learning Level 2
Entry Requirements

Eligibility criteria for a FREE Level 2 Distance Learning
course:



  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over as at 31/08/19

  • Must have lived in the EU for the last three years

  • Must currently reside in England, in a post code outside of
    Greater Manchester, Liverpool City, Cambridge & Peterborough, Tees Valley
    and the West Midlands.

  • If aged 19-24, must hold a full Level 2 qualification or above in any
    subject (i.e QCF Diploma Level 2, five GCSEs/O Levels grade A-C, two or three
    AS Levels, CSE grade 1 5 or more, one A Level, QCF Certificate, GNVQ
    Intermediate, First Diploma, NVQ Level 2, First Certificate or Principle of
    Learning Level 2).

An administration fee will be incurred if you withdraw from the
course.

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The staff have been very supportive they will do anything to help whether it be staying late or putting in 100% to make the lessons more suited to you. The staff have backgrounds in the specific course in which you want to take which helps to get another person’s view on what it’s like to work in the sector and also the course covers all areas of the subject and there is nothing that isn’t covered within the syllabus and modules.

Lauren Pierce - Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care

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