Health and Social Care Level 4 (QLS) Diploma

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Health and Social Care Level 4 (QLS) Diploma

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Embark on a transformative learning journey with the UK's most innovative home study provider, offering courses designed to unlock your true potential and facilitate the career change you desire. Access our distance learning courses directly from anywhere, anytime, and acquire industry-recognised Professional Qualifications essential for advancing in your career.

Specifically, explore the flexible and convenient Health and Social Care (Level 4) course, an ideal way to gain a diploma qualification. Whether you aim for further education, improved job prospects, or expanded knowledge, this comprehensive course allows you to prepare thoroughly for exams or careers through home study. Plus, it's…

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Embark on a transformative learning journey with the UK's most innovative home study provider, offering courses designed to unlock your true potential and facilitate the career change you desire. Access our distance learning courses directly from anywhere, anytime, and acquire industry-recognised Professional Qualifications essential for advancing in your career.

Specifically, explore the flexible and convenient Health and Social Care (Level 4) course, an ideal way to gain a diploma qualification. Whether you aim for further education, improved job prospects, or expanded knowledge, this comprehensive course allows you to prepare thoroughly for exams or careers through home study. Plus, it's structured to be accessible and beneficial even if you have no prior knowledge in Health and Social Care.

If you're eager to explore this diverse and exhilarating field of work or are looking to enrich your knowledge and skills, this course is tailor-made for you. As you'll discover from the description below, the array of components covered is extensive. We are confident that, regardless of your next career move, you'll acquire a robust theoretical foundation to prepare for practical experience. If you're already engaged in a related work environment, this course will substantially enhance your expertise.

Health and Social Care is a comprehensive discipline that integrates elements of sociology, biology, nutrition, law, and ethics. Upon completing this program, students will be well-equipped to advance to more specialised studies or pursue related career opportunities and training.

 Course Key Topics

the Health and Social Care (Level 4) course is divided into 11 modules.

Module 1: Communication

  • Methods of Communication
  • Hearing Impairment
  • Factors that Support and Inhibit Communication
  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Factors Effecting Verbal Communication
  • Factors Affecting Written Communication
  • Factors Affecting Oral Verbal Communication
  • Communication Difficulties
  • Communication Barriers in Different Care Settings
  • Theories Relating to Communication

Module 2: Promoting Quality Care

  • Rights and Responsibilities of Service Users
  • Children and Young People
  • Vulnerable Adults
  • Staying Safe
  • Facilitation of Access to Services
  • Value Systems
  • Psychological Life Quality Factors
  • Practical Skills

Module 3: Life Cycle & Disorders

  • Growth
  • Development
  • Life Expectancy
  • Factors Influencing Development
  • Genetic Factors

Module 4: Theories of Development

  • Theories of Human Development
  • Psychodynamic Perspective
  • Biological Perspective
  • Humanist Perspective
  • Constructive Perspective
  • Behavioural Perspective
  • Skinner’s contribution
  • Social Learning Perspective
  • Language Acquisition
  • Theories of Personality Development
  • Evaluation of the Psychometric Explanation
  • Bowlby’s Theory of Attachment
  • The Application of Theories to Aid the Understanding of Human Behaviour and Development
  • Childcare and Education services
  • Day or Residential Care settings for Adults

Module 5: Quality of Life

  • Psychological factors
  • Conflicting Quality of Life Factors

Module 6: Nutrition

  • Guideline Daily Amount (GDA)
  • Eating Disorders
  • Psychological
  • Biological
  • Social

Module 7: Addiction

  • Drugs
  • Alcohol

Module 8: Abuse

  • Staying Safe
  • Abuse and the Law
  • Sexual Offences Act 2003
  • Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Bill 2003
  • Rights of Victims

Module 9: Mental Health

  • The Concept of Mental Health
  • Definition of Mental Health
  • Attitudes to Mental Disorder
  • History of Mental Illness
  • Definition of Mental Disorders
  • Major Symptoms and Causes
  • Schizophrenia (Greek meaning to split the mind)
  • Depression
  • Bipolar Affective Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Specific Phobias
  • Alcoholism
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD)
  • Alzheimer’s

Module 10: Social Care Provision

  • Treating People Well
  • Care Plans
  • Barriers to Care
  • Rights and Responsibilities of Service Users
  • Social Services

Module 11: Legislation

  • NHS and Community Care Act 1990
  • The Mental Health Act
  • Suicide Act
  • Human Rights Act
  • The Mental Capacity Act
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs)
  • Court Appointed Deputies
  • A New Court of Protection
  • A New Public Guardian
  • Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA)
  • Advance decisions to refuse treatment
  • A criminal offence
  • The Children Act 1989
  • The Children Act 2004
  • Every Child Matters
  • Childcare Act 2006
  • United Nations Convention in the Rights of the Child 1989
  • The Disability Discrimination Act
  • Race Relations Act 1976

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