Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning

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About this course

This course will help the learner to understand how to make sure they have got all the knowledge they need to provide high-quality care for the people they work with. It will help them to develop personally and professionally and evidence their competency to employers. The learner will learn about person-centred care and the best ways to provide support with everything from nutrition and hydration to personal hygiene and continence care.

Who is this programme for?

In the care sector, it’s important that residents and patients are treated with a friendly and caring approach. The need for high-quality, skilled and knowledgeable care workers has never been greater and this course enables those providers to offer knowledgeable care. These may be learners who wish to access this training with a view to progress to further qualifications or employment within health and social care, to complement other qualifications in apprenticeship frameworks within health or health and social care, or to develop in their current job role within health and social care.

Fees

FEE COST
Funded Free
Non-Funded £449

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

Studies Include

How will I be taught?

You will be provided with the learning materials either online and/or hardcopies and you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you guidance and feedback on the course as you complete it. This course takes between 2 to 6 months to complete.

What modules are covered?

  • Understanding Person-Centred Thinking and Planning
  • Care Planning for the Care Worker
  • Understanding Nutrition and Hydration in Health and Social Care Settings
  • Principles of Supporting an Individual to Maintain Personal Hygiene
  • Understanding Continence Care
  • Principles of Supporting Sleep 

Progression

What Next?

This qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas:

  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
  • Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
  • Level 2 Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
  • Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Autism
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
  • Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
  • Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties
  • Level 2 Certificate in the principles of end of life care
  • Level 2 Certificate in understanding cancer care

Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

There are no specific prior qualifications needed to access this qualification.

Due to government funding these courses are available free of charge; subject to the learners meeting the set eligibility. You must have lived in the UK/EU for the past 3 years and be over 19 years old. There may be a fee should you withdraw from the course.

All interviews will be online.

Enrolment

If you would like to enrol on the course or have any questions, please contact our Business Services Team at business@farn-ct.ac.uk or by phone on 01252 407299.

THIS IS A ROLLING PROGRAMME. APPLICATIONS ARE PROCESSED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

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