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Qualifications & Credit Framework (QCF) - Level Three

Principles of Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care


This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. This unit introduces the important area of safeguarding individuals from abuse. It identifies different types of abuse and the signs and symptoms that might indicate abuse is occurring. It considers when individuals might be particularly vulnerable to abuse and what a learner must do if abuse is suspected or alleged. 


Learning outcomes:

There are five learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

 

  1. Know how to recognise signs of abuse. 

  2. Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse. 

  3. Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse. 

  4. Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse. 

  5. Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices. 

 

 

Engage in Personal Development in Health,Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 


This unit is aimed at those who work in health or social care settings or with children or young people in a wide range of settings. The unit introduces the concepts of personal development and reflective practice which are fundamental to such roles, and ways to implement these. 


Learning outcomes:
There are five learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to: 

 

  1. Understand what is required for competence in own work role 

  2. Be able to reflect on practice

  3. Be able to evaluate own performance

  4. Be able to agree a personal development plan 

  5. Be able to use learning opportunities and reflective practice to contribute to personal development 

 

 

Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 


This unit is aimed at those who work in health or social care settings or with children or young people in a wide range of settings. The unit also considers how duty of care contributes to safe practice and how to address dilemmas or complaints that may arise where there is a duty of care. 


Learning outcomes:
There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

 

1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 
2. Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care 
3. Know how to respond to complaints 

 

 

Promote and Implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care 


This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. It provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to promote and implement health and safety in their work setting. 


Learning outcomes:
There are nine learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to: 

 

  1. Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety 

  2. Carry out own responsibilities for health and safety 

  3. Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness 

  4. Reduce the spread of infection 

  5. Move and handle equipment and other objects safely 

  6. Handle hazardous substances and materials 

  7. Promote fire safety in the work setting 

  8. Implement security measures in the work setting 

  9. Know how to manage stress 

 

 

Promote Communication in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

 
This unit is aimed at those who work in health or social care settings or with children or young people in a wide range of settings. The unit introduces the central importance of communication in such settings, and ways to overcome barriers to meet individual needs and preferences in communication. 


Learning outcomes:
There are four learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to: 

 

  1. Understand why effective communication is important in the work setting 

  2. Know how to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals 

  3. Overcome barriers to communication

  4. Apply principles and practices relating to confidentiality 

 

 

Promote Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings 


This unit is aimed at those who work in health or social care settings or with children or young people in a wide range of settings. The unit covers the topics of equality, diversity and inclusion, and how to promote these in the work setting. 


Learning outcomes:
There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

 

  1. Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 

  2. Be able to work in an inclusive way

  3. Be able to promote diversity, equality and inclusion 

 

 

Promote Good Practice in Handling Information in Health and Social Care Settings 


This unit is aimed at those who work in health or social care settings or with people or young people in a wide range of settings. The unit introduces the importance of good information handling and the requirements for doing this. 


Learning outcomes:
There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to: 

 

  1. Understand requirements for handling information in health and social care settings 

  2. Implement good practice in handling information

  3. Support others to handle information 

 

 

Promote Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care


This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. It provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to implement and promote person centred approaches. 


Learning outcomes:
There are seven learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to: 

 

  1. Understand the application of person centred approaches in health and social care 

  2. Work in a person-centred way 

  3. Establish consent when providing care or support 

  4. Implement and promote active participation 

  5. Support the individual’s right to make choices 

  6. Promote individuals well-being 

  7. Understand the role of risk assessment in enabling a person centred approach 

 

 

The Role of the Health and Social Worker 


This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of settings. It provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to understand the nature of working relationships, work in ways that are agreed with the employer and work in partnership with others.


Learning outcomes:
There are three learning outcomes to this unit. The learner will be able to:

 

  1. Understand working relationships in health and social care. 

  2. Be able to work in ways that are agreed with the employer. 

  3. Be able to work in partnership with others. 

Offering learners the opportunity to develop their knowledge and skills across a key set of units QCF Level Three is a valuable qualification for individuals developing their career in the sector. Recognised and valued by employers for its practical content, please contact us if you have any questions about this qualification and to find out about our range of delivery options.


 

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