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Understanding Personal Care Needs

Understanding Personal Care Needs

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About

As we see an increasingly ageing population, the number of adults needing around-the-clock care is on the rise. As well as the need for medical care, there is also a need for high levels of personal care to allow those who need support to live as comfortably as possible. This qualification focuses on developing a person-centred approach to delivering high levels of personal care.

Modules

  • Understanding person-centred care
  • Supporting personal hygiene
  • Understanding foot care for individuals
  • Understanding how to support individuals to maintain oral health
  • Understanding pressure area care
  • Understanding sepsis

Entry Requirements

You must be a British, EU or EEA citizen, had been a permanent resident of the UK, EU or EEA for the whole of the previous 3 years and aged 19 or over. If you are aged between 19 and 23, you must also hold a Level 2 qualification.

Equipment

If you choose to complete the course online, you will need access to the internet. If not, you’ll just need writing materials for the postal work booklet (it helps to underline in pencil).

Mode of Study

Online, remote delivery or postal

Course Features

Level 2

Online

FREE* see entry requirements for conditions

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