Safeguarding & Dignity in Adult Social Care Level 2

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Safeguarding adults and upholding the dignity of those accessing health and social care services are key principles in the sector. The purpose of this qualification is to give learners currently working or intending to work in adult health or social care an understanding of dignity and safeguarding and their relevance in health and social care, and how you can work to uphold these key principles. Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts.

Who is this Course for?

This course is designed for adult learners studying part time as a hobby or to support a change in their career.

What progression and career opportunities will I gain?

The course will prepare learners for further training and support a role in the workplace where the individual may work or interact with vulnerable adults.

What are the entry requirements for the course?

You will need:

• To be 16 years of age or above

• It may also be useful to have already achieved a Level 1 qualification in health and social care.

• To complete a satisfactory initial assessment in literacy skills.

What does the course involve?

You will study the following 4 mandatory units:

• Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care

• Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice

• Understand duty of care in adult health and social care

• Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care

How will I be Assessed?

Each learner must create a portfolio of evidence which demonstrates achievement of all the learning outcomes and assessment criteria associated with each unit. You will be allocated an assessor who will support you through the learning process and assess your work, providing advice and guidance. You would be expected to complete the programme in 16 weeks.

What qualification will I get?

On completion of this course you will receive a Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care, from NCFE.

What do I do Next?

For information, advice and guidance please contact Student & Learning Services on 0800 306 306 or 01524 521385

Download The Course Information Sheet