As we see an increasingly ageing population, the number of adults needing around-the-clock care is on the rise. As well as the need for medical care, there is also a need for high levels of personal care to allow those who need support to live as comfortably as possible. This qualification focuses on developing a person-centred approach to delivering high levels of personal care.
“This qualification aims to :
* Focus on the study of personal care needs in the health and social care sectors
* Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge.
The objective of this qualification is to:
* Give learners specialist knowledge of how to support an individual with personal care needs”
A statement of what a learner will know,understand or be able to do as a result of a process of learning. As well as achieve a NCFE CACHE LEVEL 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs which is an nationaly accredited and recognised qualification.
Course content unit 1
“This unit contains four sections:
Section 1: Understand person-centered care
Section 2: Understand how to support personal hygiene
Section 3: Understand pressure area care
Section 4: Extension activities “
Course content unit 2
“This unit contains four sections
Section 1: Understand foot care for individuals to maintain oral health
Section 3: Understand sepsis
Section 4: Extension activites “
Duration of course
Number of assessments
Online or Paper-based
Portfolio of evidence which is marked via an assigned tutor. Assessing knowledge/understanding. All units must be assessed in line with the Assessment Strategy.
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