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Health and Social Care Double Award 

Term 1

Unit 11 – Learning Aim C: Examine how psychological perspectives are applied in health and social care settings

  • Compare the application of psychological perspectives in local health and social care settings
  • Explain how professionals use psychological perspectives to improve the social functioning of selected service users
  • Assess the impact of the use of psychological perspectives in local health and social care settings, in enabling professionals to enhance the social functioning of selected service users
  • Evaluate the importance of the psychological perspectives used in health and social care settings in relation to understanding human development and managing and treating behaviours to enhance the social functioning of service users

Evaluate the application of psychological perspectives in local health and social care settings in enabling professionals to enhance the social functioning of selected service users

Term 2

Unit 4 – Learning Aim A: Types of issues where research is carried out in the health and social care sector

  • Examine the purpose of research in the health and social care sector
  • Identifying gaps in the provision
  • Explain issues with research in the health and social care sector
  • Analysing factors that affect different groups

Term 3

Unit 4 – Learning Aim B: Research methods in health and social care

  • Analyse research methodologies
  • Evaluate the use of qualitative and quantitative data
  • Assess the ways which data is analysed
  • Explain how to conduct effective literature searches
  • Identify, analyse, and evaluate source material
  • Explain ethical issues in research

Term 4

Unit 4 – Learning Aim C: Carrying out and reviewing relevant secondary research into a contemporary health and social care issue

  • Explain how to select appropriate secondary sources
  • Explain the methods of evaluation for research in health and social care
  • Assess the wider applications of research

Term 5

Unit 4: Revision for controlled assessment

Term 6

NA

Health and Social Care Single Award 

Term 1

Unit 5 - Learning Aim C: Investigate the principles behind enabling individuals with care and support needs to overcome challenges

  • Explain the strategies and communication techniques used with individuals, different needs to overcome different challenges
  • Explain the benefits of promoting personalisation when overcoming challenges faced by individuals with different needs
  • Assess the strategies and communication techniques used to overcome different challenges faced by individuals with different care and support needs

Term 2

Unit 5 - Learning Aim D: Investigate the roles of professionals and how they work together to provide the care and support necessary to meet individual needs

  • Explain why meeting the needs of the individuals requires the involvement of different agencies
  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of different members of the multi-disciplinary team in meeting the needs of specific individuals
  • Explain the arrangements for managing information between professionals
  • Assess the benefits of multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working for specific individuals with care and support needs
  • Analyse the impact of legislation and codes of practice relating to information management on multi-disciplinary working
  • Justify how organisations and professionals work together to meet individual needs while managing information and maintaining confidentiality 
  • Evaluate how multi-agency and multi-disciplinary working can meet the care and support needs of specific individuals 

Term 3

Unit 2 – Learning Aim A: The roles and responsibilities of people who work in the health and social care sector

  • Identify and explain the numerous roles of people who work in health and social care settings
  • Explain the responsibilities of people who work in health and social cares settings
  • Demonstrating thorough knowledge of how to engage in anti-discriminatory practice
  • Evaluate safety procedures in the health and social care sector
  • Assess the effectiveness of multi-disciplinary working in the health and social care sector

Unit 2 – Learning Aim B: The roles of organisations in the health and social care sector

  • Identify and explain the roles of organisations in providing health and social care services
  • Explain issues that affect access to services
  • Analyse ways organisations represent the interests of service users

Evaluate the roles of organisations that regulate and inspect health and social care services

Term 4

Unit 2 – Learning Aim C: Working with people with specific needs in the health and social care sector

  • Identify and explain the specific needs people may have
  • Explain the working practices in health and social care
  • Evaluate how policies and procedures affect people in these areas as well as how regulation effects them

Term 5

Unit 2 - Revision for exam

Term 6

NA