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Health and Social Care Level 3

Open Study College
Course summary
379 GBP
English
Distance
e-learning / Online / Distance

Course description

This Level 3 Health and Social Care course is designed for those wishing to pursue a career in Health and Social Care. It will introduce you a range of roles within the sector, occupational standards, and universal principles of care - allowing you to decide which aspect of health and social care you would like to work in.

Overview

This home study course has been designed so that you can gain the skills to work in Social Care.

Who is it for?

Those wishing to work in Social Care or gain a greater understanding of how this sector operates.

Requirements

None.

Career path

This course is relevant to a wide range of careers in the social care sector.

Social care qualifications > Social work degree

Here's why you should learn with Open Study College
  • Over 75,000 students improved their skills with us
  • Trusted qualifications
  • Study from home, at your own pace
  • Full support from your tutor
  • Easy to understand course materials
Course Content

Unit 1: Health and Social Care

  • The Care Quality Commission
  • Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • Care settings
  • Hospitals
  • Care homes (nursing and non-nursing)
  • Domiciliary care
  • Supported living
  • Sheltered accommodation
  • Day centre care
  • Retirement villages
  • Personal Development Plan

Unit 2: Training in the Health and Social Care Setting

  • Training in the health and social care setting
  • Quality Framework Credits
  • Nurse Training
  • Roles in nursing
  • Other professionals involved in health and social care
  • Multiagency working
  • Benefits of Multiagency working

Unit 3: Legislation and Policy in Health and Social Care

  • Occupational standards
  • Common induction standards
  • Principles of Care for Nursing
  • Record Keeping
  • Standards for Record Keeping
  • Equality and Diversity Legislation
  • Case studies
  • Key legislation

Unit 4: Communication Confidentiality and Safeguarding

  • Principles of person-centred care
  • Holistic care
  • Communication
  • Active Listening
  • Non-verbal communication
  • Types of non-verbal communication
  • Confidentiality
  • Safeguarding
  • Types of abuse
  • What to do when abuse is suspected

Unit 5: Physiology and Management of Diseases

  • Applying understanding to practice
  • The heart
  • Prevention
  • Management of the service user
  • Diabetes
  • Congestive heart failure
  • Dementia
  • Caring for a person with dementia
  • Respiratory disease (COPD)

Unit 6: Universal Principles of Care

  • Principles of the prevention and control of infection
  • Hand hygiene
  • Giving personal care
  • Food hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Handling and moving
  • Risk Assessment
  • Managing Challenging Behaviour
  • Handling medicines

Expenses



Pay Now: GBP 379.00
OR 6 Monthly Instalments of GBP 71.85 with a deposit of GBP
47.90 totalling 479

About provider

Open Study College - First class home learning with a difference!

At Open Study College we exceed in delivering a unique home learning experience! Having helped over 73,000 people improve their skills with a trusted qualification, Open Study College is one of the UK’s largest distance learning colleges. Offering over 500...


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Muna Aidarus
(5)
The tutor and student services are very helpful. My tutor clarifies everything I ask for. She is always there whenever I need help. She provides all the resources of references as well as examples on how to set out an assignment. The feedback is well presented and helpful, I couldn’t thank my tutor enough! This has put me well on track and I now...
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