The Distance Learning Health and Social Care Level 3 course would be beneficial if you are planning on becoming a social worker, health visitor, carer, nurse or paramedic. This course is one of our most popular and is ideal for anyone wanting to work in the health and social care sector. It is also excellent CPD material for those already working in a related field.
This home study course follows a logical and familiar structure; covering issues applicable to a Health and Social Care setting. You are then given an insight into many common health issues that affect most of us throughout our lives. These include common diseases and illnesses like diabetes and epilepsy. Subsequent units help you understand the effects that drugs and alcohol has on the body and their impact on society. This course will also provide you with the knowledge of how to support individuals with learning disabilities and mental health needs.
As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to complete the Care Certificate. This consists of 15 standards and is intended for Healthcare Support Workers (HCSW) and Adult Social Care Workers (ASCW), including Care Support Workers, Health Care Assistants, Assistant Practitioners, and those providing support to clinical roles who have direct contact with patients. The Care Certificate is a key component of the overall induction that employers must provide legally in order to meet the essential standards set out by the Care Quality Commission.
Unit 1: Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Unit 2: Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Unit 3: Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Unit 4: Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Unit 5: Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care
Unit 6: The role of the health and social care worker
Unit 7: Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
Unit 8: Contribute to health and safety in health and social care
Unit 9: Handle information in health and social care settings
Unit 10: Introduction to Learning Disability Awareness
Unit 11: Understanding an Individual with Learning Disabilities
Unit 12: Supporting People with Learning Disabilities & Mental Health Needs
Unit 13: Supporting People with Asperger’s Syndrome
Unit 14: Supporting People with Autism
Unit 15: Supporting People with Cerebral Palsy
Unit 16: Supporting People with Down Syndrome
Unit 17: Supporting People with Diabetes Mellitus
Unit 18: Epilepsy Awareness
Unit 19: Caring for People with Dementia
Unit 20: End of Life Care
Unit 21: Safeguarding Children and Adults
Unit 22: Safe Handling of Medicines
Unit 23: Awareness of Alcohol and Substance Misuse
Unit 24: Infection Control
Unit 25: Health and Safety
Unit 26: Food Hygiene
Unit 27: Data Protection
Unit 28: The Care Certificate
There are no entry requirements.
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