Common Health Problems
- Type: Health & Wellbeing | e-Learning
- Level: 2
- Start Date: Throughout the year
- Duration: 8-12 weeks based on 4 hours of study a week
- Study Mode: Online Learning
About the course
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.
- Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
- Evidence your competency to a wide variety of care employers
- Further your personal and professional development
- Learn at a time that suits you, without the need to attend college Improve your understanding of dementia, stroke and sensory loss.
What you will learn
- Understand How to Contribute to Monitoring the Health of Individuals Affected by Health Conditions
- Introductory Awareness of Sensory Loss
- Stroke Awareness
- Dementia Awareness
- Arthritis Awareness
- Parkinson's Disease Awareness
How much does it cost?
This course is free* to study if you are:
Aged 19 or over on the 1 August 2021
- Living in UK and meet the residency eligibility rules
- Are not currently studying an apprenticeship
*Costs for adult programmes have changed. If you live in a devolved funding area you may have to pay for your programme. This includes residents of 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. You may be eligible for funding from other providers.
- The Greater Manchester Combined Authority
- The Liverpool City Region Combined
- The West of England Combined Authority
- The West Midlands Combined Authority
- The Tees Valley Combined Authority
- The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority
- The Newcastle Upon Tyne, North Tyneside and Northumberland Combined Authority
- Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield Combined Authority
- The West Yorkshire Combined Authority