This qualification aims to provide learners with in-depth knowledge of the use of counselling skills in everyday life and work and the approaches that underpin the use of these skills.
This qualification enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of caring for individuals with dementia. Successful completion of the units will allow learners to develop in-depth knowledge and understanding of dementia and its effects.
The objectives of this qualification are to enable learners to understand:
- types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis
- person-centred approaches in dementia care
- the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support
- the use of medication to support individuals with dementia.
The objectives of this qualification are to gain knowledge and understanding of diabetes, including:
- the types, causes, signs and symptoms of diabetes
- anatomy and physiology
- the impact of diabetes on individuals, others and society
- the treatment and management of diabetes
- common complications of diabetes.
This qualification will:
- focus on the study of mental health and mental well-being to support different occupational areas
- offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge and understanding.
The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to understand:
- • mental health legislation, services and public attitudes and how these have evolved
- how to support mental well-being through various stages of life
- mental ill health, treatment options available and the potential consequences of mental ill health
- the skills required to work in a mental health service.
This qualification provides learners with an understanding of the principles of end of life care, including knowledge of:
- the definition of end of life care
- approaches to end of life care
- how to support a person’s familial, spiritual, social and emotional needs
- how to confront issues of death and bereavement.
The objectives of this qualification are to gain knowledge and understanding of autism, including:
- how to adopt a positive approach to supporting individuals with autism
- the current legislative framework relating to individuals with autism and how different theories have developed over time
- how to support and manage transitions for individuals with autism
- the range of therapeutic interventions and support available for individuals with autism and co-occurring conditions
- how to support communication and social interaction for individuals with autism
- how to develop an understanding of how individuals with autism may be vulnerable and the support worker’s role and responsibilities relating to safeguarding according to legislative requirements.
This qualification provides an ideal taster for those who may be new to the sector or new to the world of work. It is accessible to learners of all ages who may want to understand more about working in health and social care in an unsupervised capacity. It aims to introduce some basic concepts of caring and preparation for employment in the sector.
The qualification covers the areas of communication, equality, diversity and inclusion, personal development, role of the social care worker, handling information, health and safety, safeguarding, duty of care and person-centred approaches.
It is a must-have for anyone taking the adult Advanced Health and Social Care Apprenticeship.