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Social Care in Community Care
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Social Care in Community Care

Since the 1970s the provision of services and support for people who are affected by problems of ageing, mental illness, mental handicap or physical or sensory disability to be able to live as independently as possible in their own homes, or in "homely" settings in the community, has been a key issue facing social workers.

About Social Care

In this Social Care course you will receive an introduction to the problems which have inhibited the development of community care since the 1970s. This course also will provide you with a greater expertise and knowledge in relevant areas of the commissioning of services.

It will explore areas of key legislation with application to current practice, and examine various methods of contracting and its processes, in order to best assist the population in need.

OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare (National Average 61.8%)
85.5%

Background and Issues

Implementation of Changes

Who Does the Caring?

Approaches to Working with Users

Working with Users

Practising Care Management

Assessing for Community Care

Working in Partnership

Working with Carers

Working with Mentally Distressed People

Working with Older People

Working with Disabled People

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Social Care in Community Care Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

Social Care in Community Care

Since the 1970s the provision of services and support for people who are affected by problems of ageing, mental illness, mental handicap or physical or sensory disability to be able to live as independently as possible in their own homes, or in "homely" settings in the community, has been a key issue facing social workers.

About Social Care

In this Social Care course you will receive an introduction to the problems which have inhibited the development of community care since the 1970s. This course also will provide you with a greater expertise and knowledge in relevant areas of the commissioning of services.

It will explore areas of key legislation with application to current practice, and examine various methods of contracting and its processes, in order to best assist the population in need.

Modules

Background and Issues

Implementation of Changes

Who Does the Caring?

Approaches to Working with Users

Working with Users

Practising Care Management

Assessing for Community Care

Working in Partnership

Working with Carers

Working with Mentally Distressed People

Working with Older People

Working with Disabled People

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will be given the option to receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Level 4 Social Care in Community Care Certificate of Achievement

The course has been endorsed under the Quality Licence Scheme. This means that learndirect has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed learndirect to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. The Quality Licence Scheme endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

*Regulated qualification refers to those qualifications that are regulated by Ofqual / CCEA / Qualification Wales

To view a sample of the Certificate of Achievement, please click here.

OUR PASS RATE
Healthcare
85.5%
(National Average 61.8%)
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