Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care

Course information:

Our Dignity and Safeguarding Level 2 course aims to provide you with a thorough understanding of the importance of dignity and safeguarding, and is valuable to those working in, or looking to work in, the health and social care sector.

 

This course offers:

  •  Paper based learning materials and paper based assessment

 

Please see a breakdown below of the units and sections within this course.


Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
This unit introduces the national and local responsibilities in safeguarding and protection from abuse. You will study how to effectively recognise abuse and harm, as well as how to respond to possible cases of abuse or harm that may occur within a health and social care environment.
This unit contains five sections, including:
• Section 1: The national and local contexts of safeguarding and protection from abuse
• Section 2: Recognising potential and actual abuse and harm
• Section 3: How to respond if abuse or harm is disclosed, suspected or alleged
• Section 4: Reducing the likelihood of abuse or harm
• Section 5: Information and support in relation to abuse or harm.


Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
In this unit, you will focus on dignity, self-worth and well-being and how these can be promoted through health and social care practice. You will consider how individuals are impacted by health and social care services and how principles of dignity can be applied, which will further your understanding of how safeguarding can improve a person’s situation.
This unit contains six sections, including:
• Section 1: The principles of dignity in adult health and social care
• Section 2: The impact of health and social care services on individuals
• Section 3: Applying the principles of dignity
• Section 4: How person-centred approaches contribute to dignity
• Section 5: The role of the health and social care worker in promoting dignity
• Section 6: Understanding the importance of professional relationships for dignity and service provision.


Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
This unit explores the meaning of duty of care, along with how it influences health and social care practice. You will develop knowledge on the dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the wide range of support and advice available for resolving such instances.
This unit contains five sections, including:
• Section 1: The meaning of ‘duty of care’
• Section 2: Dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care
• Section 3: Recognising and reporting unsafe practices
• Section 4: Understanding the impact of your own actions on individuals and others
• Section 5: The importance of consent in health and social care practice.


Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
Within this unit, you will develop an understanding of the various dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care, including ways of recognising dilemmas, how best to resolve them and the support available in doing so.
This unit contains three sections, including:
• Section 1: Dilemmas in adult health and social care
• Section 2: Issues of public concern in adult health and social care
• Section 3: The impact of serious case reviews on care practice

Course Units:

  1. Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
  2. Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
  3. Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
  4. Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care

Study mode:

WORKBOOK

Start date:

Flexible start dates after 1st August 2020

End date:

Last enrolment 31st May 2021

Duration:

8-12 Weeks

Regional availability:

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Added on Wed 4th Sep 2019.
Last updated on Mon 3rd Aug 2020.

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