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Principles of Care Planning

Course Overview

This qualification aims to improve your understanding of your role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care and support.

It will also enhance your knowledge of nutrition and health in health and social care settings, as well as how to support an individual to maintain their personal hygiene.

During the course you will cover the following units:

Unit 1: Preparing for Care Planning

Unit 2: Implementing and evaluating a care plan

Unit 3: Theories and principles underpinning care planning

Unit 4: Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene

Unit 5: Principles of nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings

Unit 6: Provide support for sleep

Unit 7: Promoting independence and dignity in continence care

In addition to the skills you will develop throughout your distance learning programme you will also develop a range of transferable skills including communication skills, time management and digital skills.

If you are seeking employment, UCQ can support you in developing employability skills to help you progression into work or volunteering, providing advice and support in job search, application form and CV completion and interview preparation.

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Course Information

Title: Principles of Care Planning

  Duration: Up to 10 weeks, however, flexible to meet individual need.

  Upon successful completion of a programme, students will achieve the TQUK Level 2 qualification (603/2966/X)

  Transferable skills developed will include:

  • Communication skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Using technology
  • Problem solving
  • Personal motivation and organisation skills
  • Research

  Start date are flexible; students can enrol throughout the year and study at a time and place to suit their circumstances.

Each student will receive a dedicated tutor who will provide regular remote delivery supported by a paper-based or online/interactive study guide and assessment pack.

  Study Format: Online or paper-based study guide; tutorials; work activity; assessment and robust feedback.

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