Y10 Health and Social Care
This new and exciting Level 2 Award in Health and Social Care is aimed at students who have an interest in developing the skills and learning the theory to prepare them for further study or employment in the health and social care sector. It is practical in nature with two coursework based units which are externally assessed by the exam board and one unit which is assessed by an exam.
Two of the units are mandatory and described below, there is flexibility on the other unit studied and it will be chosen to suit the nature of the students who choose the subject.
R032: Principles of care in health and social care
This is assessed by an exam. In this unit you will learn about the key topics that are important when caring for and protecting people in health and social care. Topics include:
- The rights of service users in health and social care settings
- Person-centred values of care
- Effective communication in health and social care
- Protecting service users and service providers in health and social care settings
R033: Supporting individuals through life events
This is assessed by a Set Assignment. In this unit you will learn about growth and development through the life stages. You will also learn how to understand the needs of individuals who have been affected by life events and how to recommend support to meet their needs. Topics include:
- Life stages
- Impacts of life events
- Sources of support
One of the following optional units will also be covered.
R034: Creative and therapeutic activities
R035: Health promotion campaigns
For more information please see Mrs Sewell