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Health and Social Care Single AS at Sir John Hunt Community Sports College

Course description

AS Units
Unit F910: Promoting quality care
• Attitudes and prejudices
• Rights and responsibilities of people who use services and providers
• Facilitation of access to services
• Values of care
• How organisations promote quality care.
Unit F911: Communication in care settings
• Types of communication
• Factors that support and inhibit communication
• Communication skills
• Theories relating to communication
• Interaction with the person who uses services(s)/practitioner(s).
Unit F912: Promoting good health
• Principles of health and well-being
• Preventative measures and job roles
• Planning a health promotion campaign
• Carry out a health promotion campaign.
Unit F913: Health and safety in care settings
• The influence of current legislation on safe practice in care settings
• Safety and security
• Safe moving and handling techniques
• Contribution to infection control.
Unit F914: Caring for people with additional needs
• Common causes of additional needs
• Care-management process
• Production of a profile of a person who uses services with additional needs
• Models and approaches
• Barriers to access, support, aids and equipment available.
Unit F915: Working in early-years care and education
• Care and education provision for early years in the local area
• Job roles and responsibilities available within early-years care and education
• Values and principles of the early-years sector
• The ways children learn and factors that affect performance
• How to plan and implement activities for children in care and education settings.
Unit F916: Health as a lifestyle choice
• Positive effects of exercise
• Nutritional value of food and the dietary function of nutrients
• Exploring dietary health
• Designing an exercise programme
• How diet and exercise affect health.
Unit F917: Complementary therapies
• Development of complementary therapies
• Use and provision of complementary therapies
• Meeting physical, emotional and social needs
• Value of complementary therapies.
Unit F918: Caring for older people
• Physical effects of ageing on body systems
• Social, emotional and economic aspects of ageing
• Community care and support services for older people who use services
• Practitioners
• Legislation.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Sir John Hunt Community Sports College directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2014

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1-2 Years