What is this course about?

This course provides an understanding of the core principles of dignity, duty of care and safeguarding and their application in an adult health and social care setting.
Start: Available throughout the year.

How is it taught?

As you work through the learning materials, you will have the support of a knowledgeable assessor/tutor who will give you support, advice and guidance on the course content as well as providing robust feedback on the work you complete. This course consists of 2 assessments to be completed 4 weeks apart. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult Health & Social Care.

What else do I need to know?

The course includes: Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care. In this unit learners will gain an understanding of issues relating to safeguarding adults in health and social care. Learners will explore current legislation and explain the roles of different agencies involved in protecting individuals from abuse or harm. The learner will know how to recognise potential and actual abuse, and take action in the event of disclosed suspected or alleged abuse and harm. The unit will help learners to understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse and harm and sources of information and support available. Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practices. The unit aims to establish some of the key principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice. In this unit learners will explore issues relating to dignity, self-worth and well-being. The learner will know how to apply the principles of dignity and gain an understanding of the importance of professional relationships for supporting dignity in service provision. Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care. In this unit learners will explore issues relating to duty of care within the context of adult health and social care. The learner will gain an understanding of possible conflicts and dilemmas faced between duty of care and individual rights. They will also be able to recognise and report unsafe practice and understand the impact of own actions on individuals and others. Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care. In this unit learners will explore potential dilemmas and issues of public concern in adult health and social care. This unit will help learners identify wider issues and how media reporting and people?s perception has impacted on adult health and social care practice and changes to service delivery.
Course Code

P4064-18

Weeks
  •  20 weeks
Location

Distance Learning

Fee

FREE *


Fee Code: L

These courses receive government funding, and some learners will be eligible for FREE tuition if you meet specific criteria. Some ‘L’ code courses from Level 2 upwards may also have an Advanced Learning Loan available for most learners aged 19 and over. See here for more information about the criteria for free tuition and here for Advanced Learning Loans.

* Please note that fees shown are for 1 year only. If course is longer than 1 year/38 weeks, then additional fees will apply.