Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning

Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning

Course information:

Are you looking to complete one of our nursing training courses? This qualification aims to improve your understanding of your role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care and support. It will also enhance your knowledge of nutrition and health in health and social care settings, as well as how to support an individual to maintain their personal hygiene.

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 person-centred thinking and planning
This unit will develop your knowledge and understanding of the principles, processes and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews. You will consider the impact that person-centred thinking can have on an individual and their families. This unit also outlines current legislation, policy and guidance that underpins person-centred thinking and planning.
This unit contains three sections, including:
• Section 1: The principles and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews
• Section 2: The context in which person-centred thinking and planning takes place
• Section 3: Your own role in person-centred planning, thinking and reviews.


Unit 2: Care planning for the care worker
Throughout this unit, you will learn about the care planning process in relation to your role and how to implement a care plan. You will also discover how personal beliefs and preferences might influence the care planning process.
This unit contains seven sections, including:
• Section 1: The care planning process
• Section 2: The assessment process
• Section 3: The role of risk assessment in the care planning process
• Section 4: How to participate in the delivery of care
• Section 5: The implementation of care plans
• Section 6: How to evaluate plans and processes
• Section 7: The issues around the storage and sharing of information.


Unit 3: Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
Discover how to promote health and well-being through nutrition and hydration. This unit covers the principles of a balanced diet, the importance of special dietary requirements and how to prevent malnutrition in health and social care settings.
This unit contains seven sections, including:
• Section 1: The principles of a balanced diet
• Section 2: The importance of special dietary requirements in health and social care settings
• Section 3: How to plan and promote a balanced diet in health and social care settings
• Section 4: The principles of hydration
• Section 5: The importance of hydration in health and social care settings
• Section 6: How to prevent malnutrition
• Section 7: The need to screen and monitor nutrition and hydration.


Unit 4: Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
Throughout this unit, you will learn how to address personal hygiene issues in a sensitive manner, without imposing your own values, and how to maintain the dignity of an individual when supporting them with personal hygiene.
This unit contains four sections, including:
• Section 1: The importance of good personal hygiene
• Section 2: How to encourage an individual to maintain personal hygiene
• Section 3: How to support an individual to maintain personal hygiene
• Section 4: When poor hygiene may be an indicator of other underlying personal issues.


Unit 5: Understanding continence care
Develop your understanding of the body’s waste functions and the possible reasons for incontinence. This unit will equip you with the knowledge to promote continence and understand an individual’s choices, including the various facilities and aids that can be provided.
This unit contains seven sections, including:
• Section 1: The body’s waste functions
• Section 2: The reasons for incontinence
• Section 3: Ways of promoting continence
• Section 4: How an individual’s choices and preferences affect continence care
• Section 5: The use of various facilities and aids for continence care
• Section 6: How to deal with body wastes and the abnormalities that might need reporting
• Section 7: Infection control requirements related to dealing with body waste.


Unit 6: Principles of supporting sleep
This unit will enhance your understanding of the importance of sleep and how sleep contributes to an individual’s well-being. You will discover how to assist an individual to sleep and how to ensure that conditions are suitable.
This unit contains four sections, including:
• Section 1: The importance of sleep
• Section 2: Establishing conditions suitable for sleep
• Section 3: Assisting an individual to sleep
• Section 4: Accessing information and advice about difficulties with sleep

Course Units:

  1. Understanding person-centred thinking and planning
  2. Care planning for the care worker
  3. Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
  4. Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  5. Understanding continence care
  6. Principles of supporting sleep

Study mode:

WORKBOOK

Start date:

Flexible start dates after 1st September 2019

End date:

Last enrolment 31st March 2020

Duration:

8-12 Weeks

Regional availability:

Attachments:

» posters/principles-of-care-planning-flyer.pdf
  (Type: .pdf - Size: 170 kb)

» posters/principles-of-care-planning-poster.pdf
  (Type: .pdf - Size: 267 kb)

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Added on Wed 4th Sep 2019.
Last updated on Wed 9th Oct 2019.

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