Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services to children or adults in need, or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or poverty.
Choosing a job in health and social care means you want to make a difference to other people’s lives by supporting and caring for them, so they can thrive and their quality of life is enhanced.
To work in a professional manner and provide the best quality of care, you need to know the duties, responsibilities and boundaries of your job.
This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person-centred care, understanding code of practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at work.
This course has a required passrate of 70% and a duration of at least 40 minutes.
- The course structure
- Understanding social care
- Agreed ways of working
- Keeping up-to-date
- Working in partnership
- Resolving conflicts
An up-to-date web browser
Up to date video drivers and media players
Memory of at least 1Gb RAM
Broadband download speed of at least 3Mbps