NSCG | Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning
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Course overview

Care planning is about addressing an individuals' full range of needs whilst accounting for their circumstances and preferences. This qualification will help you to understand your role in supporting the needs of individuals and the development and implementation of care plans. Topics will include:
Understanding person centered thinking and planning
Care planning for the care worker
Understanding nutrition and hydration
Principles of supporting with personal hygiene
Reporting on care activities that you are responsible for

What else do I need to know?

This is a blended learning course and will require the learner to commit to self study hours in order to complete the assessments. Please note there may be additional costs for books, materials or other expenses.

What are the entry requirements?

Be working or volunteering in a health and social care environment or other relevant working environment; have a basic level of English in order to complete the written assessments.

How is it assessed?

Each learner will receive their own learning pack which includes 2 learning resources/information booklets and 2 paper-based assessments. Assessments must be completed in the agreed timescale and submitted to the assessor who will then provide feedback, advice and guidance, and, additional support if needed.

What financial support is on offer?

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group is pleased to be able to offer financial support to help students meet the costs of attending College. If you are on state benefits or are on a low income you may be entitled to fee remission towards your course.
*This is at the Colleges discretion.

What can I do next?

There are further Level 2 certificates that you may progress to, which include: mental health problems, dementia care, and infection control, end of life, autism, learning disabilities, equality and diversity, nutrition. Also you may progress to a Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Adult Health and Social Care or progress on to an apprenticeship within the sector.

How do I find out more?

Contact the Work Based Learning Health and Social Care Team, Tel: 01782 254182 or 01782 254121

Care, Community & Education

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