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Health and Social Care Double Award 

Term 1

Unit 7 - Learning Aim A: Examine how a duty of care contributes to safe practice in health and social care settings

  • Explain the implications of a duty of care in a selected health or social care setting
  • Discuss ways in which complaints and appeals procedures address failure in a duty of care in a selected health or social care setting
  • Assess the importance of balancing individual rights with a duty of care in a selected health or social care setting
  • Evaluate the significance of a duty of care and complaints procedures in promoting safe practice in a selected health or social care setting

Unit 7 – Learning Aim B: Understand how to recognise and response to concerns about abuse and neglect in health and social care settings

  • Describe the types and signs of abuse and neglect that may be experienced by different individuals
  • Explain the factors that may contribute to and reduce the likelihood of abuse and neglect for service users in health and social care
  • Explain how to respond to concerns about abuse and neglect in the selected health or social care setting
  • Assess the importance of recognising and responding to evidence or concerns about different types of abuse and neglect in health and social care
  • Justify procedures for responding to concerns about abuse and neglect in the selected health or social care setting

Term 2

Unit 7 - Learning Aim C: Investigate the influence of health and safety legislation and policies in health and social care settings

  • Compare the influence of different health and safety laws or policies on health and social care practice in a selected setting
  • Analyse how health and safety legislation or policies influence safe practice in a selected health or social care setting
  • Justify the effectiveness of health and safety legislation, policies and procedures in maintaining health and safety in a selected health or social care setting

Unit 7 – Learning Aim D: explore procedures and responsibilities to maintain health and safety and respond to accidents and emergencies in health and social cares settings

  • Explain how different procedures maintain health and safety in a selected health or social care setting
  • Explain the health and safety responsibilities of employers, employees, and others in a selected health or social care setting
  • Analyse how individual responsibilities and health, safety and emergency procedures contribute to safe practice in a selected health or social care setting
  • Evaluate the importance of safe practice principles in maintaining and promoting the health, safety and welfare of service users in a selected health or social care setting

Term 3

Unit 8 – Learning Aim A: Examine strategies for developing public health policy to improve the health of individuals and the population

  • Explain the strategies used to develop public health policy in order for it to meet its aims
  • Explain how monitoring information to determine patterns of health and ill health is used by government to inform the creation of public health policy
  • Analyse how public health policy is influenced by strategies and patterns of health and ill health
  • Evaluate how far the use of strategies and monitoring the health status of the population helps public health policy to meet its aims in reducing the factors that influence public health, with reference to a specific demographic area

Unit 8 – Learning Aim B: Examine the factors affecting health and the impact of addressing these factors to improve public health

  • Explain factors affecting current patterns of health and ill health in a specific demographic area
  • Explain the impact of public health policy in minimising these factors in relation to a specific demographic area
  • Assess the extent to which factors affect current patterns of health and ill health with reference to a specific demographic area

Assess how minimising the factors affecting health can contribute to improving the health of the population in relation to the area

Term 4

Unit 8 – Learning Aim C: Investigate how health is promoted to improve the health of the population

  • Explain how approaches to health promotion and protection have been applied in a selected health promotion campaign
  • Explain how approaches to prevention and control have been applied in a selected campaign
  • Assess the success of approaches used to promote and protect health and prevent disease in a selected health promotion campaign
  • Justify the approaches used to promote and protect health and prevent disease in a selected health promotion campaign

Unit 8 – Learning Aim D: Investigate how health promotion encourages individuals to change their behaviour in relation to their own health

  • Explain how models or theories that justify behaviour change can be used to overcome barriers in relation to a selected health promotion campaign
  • Explain the features of a selected health promotion campaign and the approaches used to increase public awareness
  • Analyse how theories or models and approaches have been used in a selected health promotion campaign to overcome barriers and increase public awareness
  • Evaluate the success of a specific public health campaign in encouraging behaviour change in relation to health
  • Evaluate how far a recent health promotion campaign met the aims of public health policy through the strategies and approaches used to improve the health of a demographic area

Term 5

Unit 11 – Learning Aim A: Examine how psychological perspectives contribute to the understanding of human development and behaviour

  • Explain how psychological perspectives are applied to the understanding of human development
  • Explain how psychological perspectives contribute to the understanding of specific human behaviours
  • Analyse the contribution of psychological perspectives to the understanding of human development and behaviours
  • Evaluate the role of psychological perspectives in the understanding of human development and the management and treatment of service users’ behaviours

Term 6

Unit 11 – Learning Aim B: Examine the contribution of psychological perspectives to the management and treatment of service users’ specific behaviours

  • Explain how different factors influence human development and specific behaviours
  • Explain the contribution of psychological perspectives to the management and treatment of different service users’ behaviours
  • Analyse the value of identifying factors influencing human development and behaviours in the application of psychological perspectives to the management and treatment of different service users’ behaviours

Health and Social Care Single Award 

Term 1

Unit 1 - Learning Aim A: Human growth and development through the life stages

  • Identify and explain the six different life stages
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of physical, intellectual, emotional, and social development across the life stages
  • Evaluate numerous developmental theories

Term 2

Unit 1 - Learning Aim B: Factors affecting human growth and development

  • Evaluate whether influences on human behaviour are due to nature or nature
  • Develop a thorough understanding of genetic factors, biological factors, environmental factors, social factors, and economic factors
  • Analyse the effect which major life events have on development

Unit 1 – Learning Aim C: Effects of ageing

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the physical, psychological, and societal effects of ageing
  • Evaluate numerous theories which are applied to aging in later adulthood 

Term 3

Unit 12 - Learning Aim A: Examine Reasons why individuals may experience additional needs

  • Explain diagnostic procedures to determine additional needs for one child and one adult with different additional needs
  • Assess the requirements of one child and one adult with different additional needs
  • Evaluate the significance to the individuals, their families, and society of a diagnosis of additional needs

Unit 12 – Learning Aim B: Examine how to overcome the challenges to daily living faced by people with additional needs

  • Explain how disability can be viewed as a social construct
  • Describe how health or social care workers can help one child and one adult with different additional needs overcome challenges to daily living
  • Assess the impact of challenges to daily living that may be experienced by one child and one adult with different additional needs, and how effectively these challenges are overcome

Term 4

Unit 12 – Learning Aim C: Investigate current practice with respect to provision for individuals with additional needs

  • Explain the benefits of adaptations and support provided to one child and one adult with different additional needs
  • Explain the impact of statutory provision on the support provided for one child and one adult with different additional needs
  • Analyse how the provision and support provided for one child and one adult with different additional needs have benefited them
  • Analyse how statutory provision has impacted on current practice in caring for one child and one adult with different additional needs
  • Justify the support and adaptations provided for two individuals with different additional needs to help them overcome challenges to daily living, with reference to statutory provision
  • Evaluate the impact of providing support for two individuals diagnosed with different additional neds in improving their wellbeing and life chances

Term 5

Unit 5 - Learning aim A: Examine principles, values, and skills which underpin meeting the care and support needs of individuals.

  • Explain the importance of promoting equality and diversity for individuals with different needs
  • Explain the skills and personal attributes necessary for professionals who care for individuals with different needs
  • Analyse the impact of preventing discrimination for individuals with different needs
  • Assess different methods professionals might use when building relationships and establishing trust with individuals with needs
  • Evaluate the success of promoting anti-discriminatory practice for specific individuals with different needs

Term 6

Unit 5 - Learning Aim B: Examine the ethical issues involved when providing care and support to meet individual needs

  • Explain how to incorporate ethical principles into the provision of support for individuals with different needs
  • Analyse how an ethical approach to providing support would benefit specific individuals with different needs
  • Justify the strategies and techniques used to overcome ethical issues and challenges experienced by individuals with different needs when planning and providing care