Health & Social Care

Key Stage 4

What will I learn?

This course  is designed for students who have an interest in health and social care and wish to develop  skills and learn the theory that can prepare them for further study and employment within  this sector. It will particularly appeal to students who are looking for a  course that is  practical in nature.

R021: Essential values of care for use with  individuals in care settings

Students  learn about the rights of individuals and the values of care required when  working in a health, social care or early years’ environment. Through role  play and case studies they gain understanding of how to apply these values so  that individuals’ dignity is maintained.

R022: Communicating and working with individuals  in health, social care and early years settings

Students  explore different types of communication. They learn about the importance of  effective communication to connect with individuals using care services, and  they develop their understanding of how the way they communicate impacts on  an individual’s care.

R025: Understanding life stages

Students  investigate the main changes that occur during each stage of life and how  they may affect the care requirements of individuals. They apply the  knowledge they have gained to develop appropriate support plans for  individuals at different stages of life.

R029:  Understanding the nutrients needed for good health

Students  explore the importance of diet at all life stages. They find out about the  key nutrients required for good health from childhood to old age and apply  their knowledge in practical situations.

How will I be assessed?

RO21  Written paper, OCR set and marked

RO22 RO25 RO29 are all Centre-assessed tasks, OCR moderated

What could I move onto?

Health and Social Care is a subject that enables students to gain the knowledge and understanding that will open up a range of career opportunities including childcare, teaching, midwifery, nursing, occupational health, dietitian, paramedic, social work, mental health services, and counselling.

You could also choose to continue your study of Health & Social care in the sixth form.

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Abbey Grange C of E Academy

Butcher Hill
Leeds
LS16 5EA

Tel: 0113 275 7877
Fax: 0113 275 4784
info@abbeygrangeacademy.co.uk

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Abbey Multi Academy Trust
c/o Chapter House
Abbey Grange Church of England Academy
Butcher Hill
Leeds
LS16 5EA
Registered Company Number: 07705552

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