Support of the unit by a sector or other appropriate body This unit is endorsed by Skills for Care and Development. Assessment This unit must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development's QCF Assessment Principles. Learning outcome 2 must be assessed in a real work environment. Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland (4222-22) 31 Unit 4222-203 Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or children's and young people’s settings (SHC 23) Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1. explain what is meant by: diversity equality inclusion discrimination 2. describe ways in which discrimination may deliberately or inadvertently occur in the work setting 3. explain how practices that support equality and inclusion reduce the likelihood of discrimination.
01/07/2014 Michaela Radford Unit Eight – Promote and implement Health and Safety in Health and Social Care. Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety. (Section One covered by certificate, RPL) 1.1, Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a health or social-care work setting. 1.2, Explain the main points of health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer. 1.3, Analyse the main health and safety responsibilities of self, the employer or manager, and others in the work setting.
Unit 6: The Role of the Health and Social Care Worker Unit code: HSC 025 QCF level: 2 Credit value: 2 Guided learning hours: 14 Unit summary 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. This is a mandatory unit in both the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) and the Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland (QCF). Assessment requirements This unit must be assessed in accordance with the Skills for Care and Development QCF Assessment Principles. Learning outcomes 2 and 3 must be assessed in a real work environment.
• Codes of Practice are: Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers and Employers; General Social Care Council; Standards of conduct; Standards of Conduct Performance & Ethics: Health Professionals Council • National Occupational Standards: Health and Social Care; Children's Care Learning and Development 1.2 Explain why reflecting on work activities is an important way to develop own knowledge and skills. Reflecting on activities from work and also other places is a great way to develop the things that you know, and also discover what you don’t know, allowing you to set your mind on ways to develop your knowledge and fill in any gaps in your knowledge. Learning to properly reflect on what has happened is in the past is one of the most valuable personal skills, and it’s a way that an individual can develop themselves without the need for textbooks and training, merely learning not to repeat mistakes you’ve made, and recognizing actions as mistakes in the first place goes a long way to making a person more efficient at their job role. It’s important to access the skills you have, and also the skills you lack to know where improvement is needed, and knowing exactly what you want to learn is useful in reducing the time necessary in producing a new skill. Along with having knowledge and skills,
SUMMARY OF LEARNING OUTCOMES To achieve this unit a learner must: 1. Understand psychological approaches to study 2. Be able to apply psychological approaches to health and social care. HOW THIS UNIT WILL BE ASSESSED To reach Pass level, the evidence must show that the learner is able to: P1 describe the application of behaviourist perspectives in health and social care P2 explain the value of the social learning approach to health and social care P3 describe the application of psychodynamic perspectives in health and social care P4 describe the value of the humanistic approach to health and social care service provision P5 explain the value of the cognitive perspective in supporting individuals P6 describe the application of biological perspectives in health and social care To reach Merit level, the evidence must show that, in addition to the Pass criteria, the learner is able to: M1 analyse the contribution of different psychological perspectives to the understanding and management of challenging behaviour M2 analyse the contribution of different psychological
CT301: Understand Health and Safety in Social Care Settings Aims This unit is aimed at those who are interested in or new to working in a social care setting. It introduces knowledge and understanding of areas of health and safety required to working in a social care setting 1. Understand the different responsibilities relating to health and safety in social care settings 2.1 List Legislation relating to general health and safety in social care settings * The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 * The Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1992 * The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) * Manual Handling Regulations 1992 * Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 2.2 Describe the main points of health and safety policies and procedures The main points of health and safety policies and procedures are as follows; * Recognise the significant risks when people are working, the environment they are in is included * Control measures to ensure hazards are kept to a minimum * First aid, emergencies and fire * Arranging a reporting system to record and deal with reported accidents or health problems * Who the key person is to ensure all legislations, policies and procedures are being adhered to * Communicating health and safety to colleagues and service users effectively * Arrangements for protecting people in the work place 2.3 Outline the main health and safety responsibilities of : * The social care worker To take adequate care of yourself and the service users, to report to the home manager or supervisor if a hazard has been identified, take part in health and safety training and to understand and adhere to all health and safety legislations, policies and procedures. * The employer or manager To provide a safe place for
Cambridge TECHNICALS OCR LEVEL 3 CAMBRIDGE TECHNICAL CERTIFICATE/DIPLOMA IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE D/600/8958 LEVEL 3 UNIT 8 GUIDED LEARNING HOURS: 120 UNIT CREDIT VALUE: 20 PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE D/600/8958 LEVEL 3 UNIT 8 AIM OF THE UNIT Reflective practice is used widely within the health and social care sector to ensure standards of service and care are monitored and where necessary improved. This unit will enable learners to develop skills necessary to plan, monitor and reflect on their personal and professional development and learners will compile a professional development portfolio (PDP) which will contain evidence
Health and Social Care Assignment UNIT 8 - UNDERSTAND HEALTH AND SAFETY IN SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW In this assignment you will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of health and safety in social care settings. You will use case studies to show your awareness of the legislative framework, identify hazards and assess levels of risk. You will demonstrate your awareness of the use of care or support plans and risk assessment in social care. You will investigate topical issues, examine incidents and make assessments of the appropriateness of the actions taken and you will prepare materials to enhance the safety awareness of others. You will benefit from undertaking practical courses relating to moving and handling, food safety and first aid.
CU3812: Understanding own role and responsibilities in lifelong learning 1. Summarise key aspects of legislation, regulatory requirements and codes of practice relating to own role and responsibilities My role is to understand my responsibilities within legislation, regulatory and codes of practise. The key regulatory bodies are the health & safety at work act 1974, equal opportunities and discrimination. My role as a tutor is to promote and adhere to these rules and to ensure that the people I deal with also understand these codes of practice. Other responsibilities are the Data Protection 1998, Safeguard Vulnerable Groups Act 2006, Every Child Matters and The Copyright Act.