Broadstones School

Health and Social Care

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These qualifications are intended to provide learners with a broad introduction to the health and social care sector, equipping learners with underpinning knowledge and skills specific to the sector alongside a range of transferable employability skills. They are designed to support progression to further learning and ultimately to work in health and social care or other related sectors.
 
Depending upon the level, units taught consist of:
  • Working in Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Healthy Eating and Drinking for Adults
  • Working with Others in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Principles and Values in Health and Social Care, Adults and Children and Young People
  • Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Play Activities for Young Children
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Person-Centred Support In Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Understand the Range of Service Provision and Roles within Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare
  • Introductory Awareness of the Importance of Healthy Eating and Drinking for Adults
  • Introductory Awareness of working with Others in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Understand the Importance of Engagement in Leisure and Social Activities in Health and Social  Care
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Introduction to a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Introduction to Physical Disability
  • Introduction to the Physical Care of Babies and Young Children
  • Introduction to Mental Health.
  • Understand the Principles and Values in Health and Social Care (Adults and Children and Young People), Early Years and Childcare
  • Introductory awareness of Equality and Inclusion in Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Introduction to Children and Young People’s Development
  • Introductory awareness of Person-Centred Support In Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings
  • Communication in Health and Social Care
  • Diabetes Awareness
  • Duty of Care in Health and Social Care
  • Basic First Aid Principles
  • Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Condition
  • Stroke Awareness

Students will study towards the following qualifications based on their ability

  • Gateway Entry Level 3 Award in Skills for Health and Social Care (Adults and Children)
  • Gateway Entry Level 3 Certificate in Skills for Health and Social Care (Adults and Children)
  • Gateway Level 1 Award in Skills for Health and Social Care (Adults and Children)
  • Gateway Level 1 Certificate in Skills for Health and Social Care (Adults and Children)
  • Gateway Level 1 Diploma in Skills for Health and Social Care (Adults and Children)
  • Gateway Level 2 Award in Skills for Health and Social Care (Adults and Children)
  • Gateway Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Health and Social Care (Adults and Children)