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Care Planning

Practical Vs Theory


Course overview

Care work­ers play a key role in ensur­ing their residents/​patients are treat­ed with a friend­ly and car­ing approach. Care work­ers have the abil­i­ty to relate to peo­ple from a vari­ety of back­grounds. After an inves­ti­ga­tion from the Care Qual­i­ty Com­mis­sion revealed that 424 out of 1,357 ser­vices in Eng­land are rat­ed inad­e­quate’, the need for high qual­i­ty trained care work­ers has nev­er been greater.

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 on the care activ­i­ties they’re respon­si­ble for.


What Does The Pro­gramme Include

Online deliv­ery only. 

Entry Require­ments

You must be 19 or over to be able to apply for this course.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

You will be assessed via a port­fo­lio of evidence.

Poten­tial Future Career

Learn­ers who achieve this qual­i­fi­ca­tion could progress to the following:

• Lev­el 2 and 3 Cer­tifi­cate in Prepar­ing to Work in Adult Social Care
• Lev­el 3 Diplo­ma in Health­care Sup­port Services

The objec­tives of this qual­i­fi­ca­tion are to help learn­ers to pre­pare to enter or progress with­in employ­ment in a vari­ety of sec­tors and job roles where an under­stand­ing of care plan­ning is required.

Course Con­tent

6 manda­to­ry units:

• Under­stand­ing per­son-cen­tred think­ing and planning

• Care plan­ning for the care worker

• Under­stand­ing nutri­tion and hydra­tion in health and social care settings

• Prin­ci­ples of sup­port­ing an indi­vid­ual to main­tain per­son­al hygiene

• Under­stand­ing con­ti­nence care

• Prin­ci­ples of sup­port­ing sleep


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The Col­lege’s links with employ­ers secured me a paid posi­tion at Copthill School in IT Sup­port which is a cred­it to the great skills the col­lege has giv­en me!

Ryan Whomes



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