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Principles of Care Planning

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  • Type: e-Learning
  • Level: 2
  • Start Date: Throughout the year
  • Duration: 6 weeks
  • Study Mode: Online Learning

About the course

Care workers  play a key  role in ensuring that their residents/patients are treated with a friendly and caring approach. Care workers have the ability to relateto people from a variety of backgrounds. After an investigation from the Care Quality Commission revealed that 424 out of 7,357 services in England are rated Inadequate, the need for high-quality trained care workers has never been greater.

Why study?

  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification Evidence your competency to employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend College
  • Ensure you understand the principles and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews

What you will learn

  • Understanding Person-Centred Thinking and Planning
  • Care Planning for the Care Worker
  • Understanding Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Principles of Supporting an Individual to Maintain Personal Hygiene
  • Understanding Continence Care
  • Principles of Supporting Sleep

How much does it cost?

This course is free* to study if you are:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Living in UK and an EU resident for the last 3 years
  • Have settled status in the UK if you are not a UK or EU national

*Costs for adult programmes has changed. If you live in a devolved area you may have to pay for your programme(s). This includes residents of Greater London or Greater Cambridge and Peterborough.

If you currently reside in any of the devolved authorities listed below (based on you home postcode) your study with Harlow College is not eligible for AEB funding and you may be required to pay tuition fees:

  • The Greater London Authority
  • The Greater Manchester Combined Authority 
  • The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority 
  • The West of England Combined Authority 
  • The West Midlands Combined Authority 
  • The Tees Valley Combined Authority 
  • The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority

You may be eligible for funding from other providers.

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