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Health and Social Care Level 4

The primary goal of this Level 4 Health and Social Care course is to provide learners with the knowledge, the tools and the resources to effectively assist and care for the UK’s aging population.

Level 4 / ABC Awards / OSC66

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Course Title:Health and Social Care Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

By developing your understanding of the health and social care industry and the various care, communication and support strategies that are in place; you can take this knowledge and offer those in your care a fully supportive service that is completely catered to their needs.

Every person is different and this online course aims to improve your ability to successful interpret, engage and meet individual demands, by giving you a thorough education in care planning and the numerous theoretical perspectives on care which exist.

In turn, over the duration of this 12 month course you will also become familiar with research methods and how they are used to deliver health and social care; policy, regulations, enforcement and funding; evidence-based practices; mental health and issues of age, gender, ability, religion and sexuality, and much, much more.

All of our course materials can be delivered straight to your door by email or by post, making it possible for you to harness this 6 unit course from the comfort of your own home. No classes. No exams/strict deadlines. No need to sacrifice your job or your family time.

Instead, you can easily mould this course to fit around your current commitments and experience a healthy work-study balance that is convenient and stress-free.

Fast, slow, morning or night, you can work at your own preferred pace and remain in complete control.

Our courses also come with the promise of online support and your very own personal tutor who will answer your questions and provide you with valuable industry advice.

Course Info

Course Title:Health and Social Care Level 4

Awarding Body:ABC Awards

Average Duration:100 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course however, it is recommended that you first complete our Adult Care Diploma Level 3 RQF, a brand new RQF qualification that replaces the old Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care.

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are each designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the materials taught on the course syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will provide you will valuable advice and feedback on how to maximise your learning.

PLEASE NOTE: No external examinations are required.

Upon completion of the course students will gain a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary - a detailed list all of the units you have completed as part of your course.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Unit 1: Context and Reflection
Historical overview of health and social care services
Organisation of care services and provision
Policy, regulation, enforcement, funding
Theories of learning and professional knowledge
Evidence-based practice
Ethical issues and reflective practice
Professional development and peer support

Unit 2: Ethical Principles and Values
Values, ethics and rights
Safe practice in care environments
Ethical considerations
Mental Health
Issues of gender, age, ability, religion and sexuality
Non-discriminatory practice
Confidentiality
Care values and care standards

Unit 3: Supporting Individuals and Managing Care
Understanding care relationships
Support needs and policy influences
Supporting people through change
Communication, empowerment and advocacy
Managing yourself and other people
Managing care activities
Managing quality and change

Unit 4: Assessment and Care Planning
Assessment of needs
Rationale of assessment
Risk assessment
Contextualising assessment
Models and tools for assessment
Care planning policy
Models of care planning
Recording care plans
Resources
User-defined outcomes
Monitoring and review

Unit 5: Health Education and Promotion
Approaches to health education and promotion
Models of behaviour change
Planning and implementing a health campaign
Models of health
Diet and health
Media influence
Prevention
Theoretical perspectives
Evaluation and outcome measures

Unit 6: Research Methods
The nature of knowledge
Research related to practice
Reading research
Evaluating research
Conducting research
Research methods
Data analysis
Research ethics

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

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By developing your understanding of the health and social care industry and the various care, communication and support strategies that are in place; you can take this knowledge and offer those in your care a fully supportive service that is completely catered to their needs.

Every person is different and this online course aims to improve your ability to successful interpret, engage and meet individual demands, by giving you a thorough education in care planning and the numerous theoretical perspectives on care which exist.

In turn, over the duration of this 12 month course you will also become familiar with research methods and how they are used to deliver health and social care; policy, regulations, enforcement and funding; evidence-based practices; mental health and issues of age, gender, ability, religion and sexuality, and much, much more.

All of our course materials can be delivered straight to your door by email or by post, making it possible for you to harness this 6 unit course from the comfort of your own home. No classes. No exams/strict deadlines. No need to sacrifice your job or your family time.

Instead, you can easily mould this course to fit around your current commitments and experience a healthy work-study balance that is convenient and stress-free.

Fast, slow, morning or night, you can work at your own preferred pace and remain in complete control.

Our courses also come with the promise of online support and your very own personal tutor who will answer your questions and provide you with valuable industry advice.

No prior knowledge or experience is required to enrol on this course however, it is recommended that you first complete our Adult Care Diploma Level 3 RQF, a brand new RQF qualification that replaces the old Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care.

This course is assessed using a series of written assignments that are each designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the materials taught on the course syllabus. These will need to be submitted to your personal tutor for marking, whereupon they will provide you will valuable advice and feedback on how to maximise your learning.

PLEASE NOTE: No external examinations are required.

Constructed specifically for distance learning, course materials can be accessed online or through the letter box allowing students to learn at their own stride whether it’s at home or away – night or day.

Furthermore, learners can benefit from their own personal tutor along with a comprehensive guide summarising the learning resources, units, tasks and course expectations.

Students can be rest assured that all of their questions, course related or not will be answered with all the necessary feedback, advice and guidance.

Unit 1: Context and Reflection
Historical overview of health and social care services
Organisation of care services and provision
Policy, regulation, enforcement, funding
Theories of learning and professional knowledge
Evidence-based practice
Ethical issues and reflective practice
Professional development and peer support

Unit 2: Ethical Principles and Values
Values, ethics and rights
Safe practice in care environments
Ethical considerations
Mental Health
Issues of gender, age, ability, religion and sexuality
Non-discriminatory practice
Confidentiality
Care values and care standards

Unit 3: Supporting Individuals and Managing Care
Understanding care relationships
Support needs and policy influences
Supporting people through change
Communication, empowerment and advocacy
Managing yourself and other people
Managing care activities
Managing quality and change

Unit 4: Assessment and Care Planning
Assessment of needs
Rationale of assessment
Risk assessment
Contextualising assessment
Models and tools for assessment
Care planning policy
Models of care planning
Recording care plans
Resources
User-defined outcomes
Monitoring and review

Unit 5: Health Education and Promotion
Approaches to health education and promotion
Models of behaviour change
Planning and implementing a health campaign
Models of health
Diet and health
Media influence
Prevention
Theoretical perspectives
Evaluation and outcome measures

Unit 6: Research Methods
The nature of knowledge
Research related to practice
Reading research
Evaluating research
Conducting research
Research methods
Data analysis
Research ethics

Upon completion of the course students will gain a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary - a detailed list all of the units you have completed as part of your course.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

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We promise to price match if you find the same course elsewhere. Contact our team within 14 days of purchase and we will refund the difference.

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We're the top rated home learning provider on the independent reviews site, Trustpilot - currently rated 9.7/10 for customer service.

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Unlike many distance learning providers, we offer our students the choice of learning online, or from a paper booklet.

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Choose to pay for your course in full, or spread the cost with monthly instalments. Payment plans are interest-free, and no credit checks are undertaken.

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Our course tutors are experts in their field. They're on hand to mark your assignments and offer feedback and guidance throughout your course.

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Work at your own pace. Our team will support you, but won't chase you for work or apply deadlines for submissions. 

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