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Health & Wellbeing

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Care and Management of Diabetes

There is an emerging global epidemic of diabetes. In the UK alone, 3.2 million people are diagnosed  with the disease and an estimated  630,000 people have the condition but don't know it. It is believed  that  deaths from diabetes will rise by more than 50% in the next ten years. Simple lifestyle measures can be effec tive in preventing or delaying the onset of this chronic, debilitating and often deadly disease.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Children and Young People's Mental Health

Mental health problems affect around 1 in 10 children and young people. These issues include depression, anxiety and conduct disorder, and can often be a direct response to occurrences in their lives. Emotional wellbeing is just as important as a child's mental health; therefore it is important for those working with children and young people to have a good understanding of the concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Common Childhood Illnesses

The purpose of this qualification is to increase learners' knowledge and understanding of  common childhood illnesses, to enable them to support the development and well-being of infants and children they support/care for.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Common Health Problems

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson's disease; there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year (more than one every five minutes); and one in six of the UK population have some form of hearing loss. These health conditions, along with others such as arthritis and dementia, affect a substantial proportion of the population. A good understanding of common health conditions is essential in any care environment.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Mental Health First Aid and Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace

The Health and Safety Executive report that over 17.9 million working days were lost in 2020 due to work-related stress, depression and anxiety. It’s important that employers are transparent and open about mental health issues, and this qualification builds an understanding of mental health problems and the support available to colleagues. 

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Mental Health Problems

Mental health presents one of the greatest challenges to our society. With an estimated 450 million people worldwide suffering from a mental health problem, around a quarter of British  adults will experience some form of mental health problem within the course of a year. While many elements of mental health are still not understood, having a good knowledge of the information that is available is essential in the care sector.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Nutrition and Health

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be 'epidemic' proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions. Understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.

  • Level: 2
  • Study Mode: Online Learning
  • Start Date: Throughout the year

Workplace Violence and Harassment

Workplace violence and Harassment can have huge consequences for employers, employees and the work environment. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) estimates that 29% of people have been bullied at work, and more than 7 in 3 people who report being bullied leave their job because of it. Understanding about effective communication and ways to reduce conflict in the workplace will help to create a more positive working environment, benefiting both employers and employees, and improving  job satisfaction, health and well­-being and productivity.