Health and Social Care BTEC Level 2

Objectives:

To give learners the opportunity to gain a broad understanding and knowledge of the health and social care sector.

To give learners a more focused understanding of health and social care through the selection of optional specialist units.

To give learners the opportunity to develop a range of personal skills and techniques, through the selection of units that are essential for successful performance in working life.


Year

Year 12

Term

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Spring

Summer

Unit

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development

Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values

Unit 3: Effective Communication in Health and Social Care

Unit 6: The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing

Time

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6 weeks

7 weeks

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A.1 The different life stages people pass through during the life course

A.2 Key aspects of human growth and development at each life stage

Physical development –

Intellectual / cognitive development across the life stages

Emotional development across the life stages

Social development across the life stages

How the following social, cultural and emotional factors can affect human growth and development: SB

B.1 Physical factors that affect human growth and development

How the following physical factors can affect human growth and development

B.2 Social, cultural and emotional factors that affect human growth and development

B.3 Economic factors that affect human growth and development

B.4 Physical environment factors that affect human growth and Development

B.5 Psychological factors that affect human growth and development

How the following psychological factors can affect human growth and development

B.6 The expected life events that can affect human growth and development and the positive and negative effects of the events on growth and development  

B.7 The unexpected life events that can affect human growth and development and the effects of the events on personal growth and development and that of others

B.8 Understanding how to manage the changes caused by life events

A.1: Defining and demonstrating care values

Awareness of the values, how they are applied in care settings

Confidentiality

Dignity

Respect for the individual

Cultural and religious requirements

Safeguarding and duty of care

A.1: Effective communication

Verbal communication

Non-verbal communication

Alternative forms of communication

Barriers and how to overcome them

Barriers and their affects

Overcoming barriers

Benefits to individuals when barriers are removed

Effectiveness of communication: reflecting on skills used, appropriateness of communication

Communicate effectively in health and social care methods for different service users, recommendations for improvement.

Dietary intake and food groups

Long term effects of a balanced and unbalanced diet

Factors influencing the diet of individuals and their associated dietary needs

Nutritional variations during life stage development

Consideration for nutritional planning

Work placements and completion of Units


Year

Year 13

Term

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7 weeks

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