Distance Learning – Principles of Care Planning Copy

The Principles
of Care
Planning

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ABOUT THIS QUALIFICATION:

This qualification will help learners to understand their role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care or support, the development and implementation of care plans and contributing to the review of these by observing, monitoring and reporting the care activities they’re responsible for.

WHAT YOU WILL COVER:

Unit 1: Understanding person-centred thinking and planning

  • Understanding the principles and practice of person-centred thinking, planning and reviews
  • Understanding the context within which person-centred thinking and planning takes place
  • Understanding your own role in person-centred planning, thinking and reviews

Unit 2: Care planning for the care worker

  • Understanding the care planning process
  • Understanding the assessment process
  • Understanding the role of risk assessment in the care planning process
  • Knowing how to participate in planning the delivery of care
  • Understanding the implementation of care plans
  • Knowing how to evaluate plans and processes
  • Understanding the issues around the storage and sharing of information

Unit 3: Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings

  • Knowing the principles of a balanced diet
  • Knowing the importance of special dietary requirements in health and social care settings
  • Understanding how to plan and promote a balanced diet in health and social care settings
  • Understanding the principles of hydration
  • Understanding the importance of hydration in health and social care settings
  • Knowing how to prevent malnutrition
  • Understanding the need to screen and monitor nutrition and hydration

Unit 4: Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene

  • Understanding the importance of good personal hygiene
  • Knowing how to encourage an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Knowing how to support an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Understanding when poor hygiene may be an indicator ofother underlying personal issues

Unit 5: Understanding continence care

  • Knowing the body’s waste functions
  • Understanding the reasons for incontinence
  • Knowing the body’s waste functions
  • Understanding how an individual’s choices and preferences affect continence care
  • Understanding the use of various facilities and aids forcontinence care
  • Knowing how to deal with body wastes and the abnormalities that might need reporting
  • Knowing infection control requirements related to dealing with body waste

Unit 6: Principles of supporting sleep

  • Understanding the importance of sleep
  • Knowing how to establish conditions suitable for sleep
  • Knowing how to assist an individual to sleep
  • Knowing how to access information and advice about difficulties with sleep

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