Level 2 NCFE CACHE Certificate in Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult Health & Social Care
|Mode of study||Distance Learning|
|Course code||PLR2ODL032 (2223)|
Who is it for?
This qualification aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.
Learners will investigate the principles and how they are applied in everyday work contexts. They’ll also have an opportunity to examine the dilemmas that can arise and the consequences when these principles aren’t upheld.
This qualification is designed primarily for individuals working with, or intending to work with, vulnerable adults in the health and social care sectors. It aims to give learners knowledge and understanding of the key principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care.
What does the course involve?
In 2013, a total of 176,000 safeguarding alerts were reported to councils with Adult Social Services responsibilities. One third of these cases involved physical abuse and neglect, making this the most common cause of safeguarding alerts. This qualification will provide you with a thorough understanding of how you could help protect innocent and vulnerable people who might be suffering from abuse, harm or neglect within the adult health and social care industry and the importance of dignity and safeguarding, which could help reduce these shocking statistics. The course comprises four mandatory units:
- Unit 01: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
- Unit 02: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practices
- Unit 03: Understanding duty of care in adult health and social care
- Unit 04: Understanding dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
This qualification could be what you need to improve your career prospects and get your ideal job, if you are unable to attend college on a regular basis. Distance Learning with Shrewsbury Colleges Group gives you more flexibility, allowing you to study where and when you want. All you need is a commitment, as Distance Learning is not necessarily an easy option, especially if you are already working full-time. We offer specially prepared course materials, which combined with help and support from your subject teacher make your learning experience easily manageable.
How is the course assessed?
To pass this qualification with Shrewsbury College, students are required to complete the four mandatory units. A formal assessment is completed at the end of each unit and submitted to us for marking.
This course is currently being offered free of charge. If, however, the learner withdraws early without reason, a charge may be incurred to cover the cost of the supplied materials.
What do I do next?
If you are ready to enrol, please click the enrol button at the top of this factsheet. If you would like further information, please contact the Distance Learning Team on 01743 342355 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Depending on where you live, this course may incur fees - please check your home postcode in our postcode checker above, to see if you are eligible for funding. Following your enrolment, we will contact you with further information on your study, submitting assignments and tutor support.
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