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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
RO21 Written paper, OCR set and marked
RO22 RO25 RO29 are all Centre-assessed tasks, OCR moderated
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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