Health and Social Care BTEC Level 3

Objectives:

To understand how to be effective in study skills

To understand how and why to research topics

To develop a knowledge of development across the human lifespan

Explore what it is like to work in the health and social care sector

To understand the principles and practicalities that underpin meeting individual’s care and support needs

To carry out and explore the benefits of work experience

Explore the importance of safe working practices, safeguarding procedures and responding to emergency situations


Year

Year 12

Term

Autumn

Spring

Summer

Unit

Unit 7 - Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care

Unit 6 - Work Experience in Health and Social Care

Unit 1 - Human Lifespan Development

Unit 1 - Human Lifespan Development

Unit 2 – Working in Health and Social Care

Unit 4 - Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care

Unit 5 – Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

5 weeks

6 weeks

6 weeks

7 weeks

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Study Skills: 2 weeks: 5th Sep – 16th Sep

Unit: 7 Principles of Safe Practice in Health and Social Care

Duty of Care SB

Complaints procedures

Types and signs of abuse and neglect

Factors that could contribute to being vulnerable to abuse and neglect

Responding to / reducing the likelihood of abuse and neglect

Legislation, Policies & Procedures in H&SC

Unit 6: Work Experience in Health and Social Care SP

Developing skills and attributes

Clarification of expectations for employment in H&SC

Exploring Career options

Preparation for work experience

Setting goals and learning objectives

Work experience tasks

Work shadowing and observation

Reviewing personal and professional development

Using feedback and action planning

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development (to be taught throughout Year 1):

Physical development across the life stages

Intellectual development across the life stages

Emotional development across the life stages

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Social development across the life stages

The Nature/Nurture debate

Genetic and environmental  factors that affect development

SP

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development (to be taught throughout Year 1):

SB

Social and Economic factors that affect development

Major life events that effect development

Effects of ageing (physical, psychological and societal effects) SB

Unit  2: Working in Health and Social Care    SP

Roles and responsibilities (including specific) of people who work in H&SC settings

Multidisciplinary working

Roles of organisations in providing H&SC services

Issues that affect access to services

Ways organisations represent interests of service users

Regulation and Inspection

People with specific needs

Working practices

Controlled Assessment Unit -

Unit 4: Enquiries into Current Research in Health and Social Care

Purpose of research in the health and social care sector

Research methodologies

Planning research

Ethical issues

Research skills

Evaluation of research

Wider applications of research

SP / SB

Revision and Mock Exam time.

Human Lifespan Development (to be taught throughout Year 1):

Completion of Unit 1 teaching

 


Objectives:

To understand how to be effective in study skills

To understand how and why to research topics

To develop a knowledge of development across the human lifespan

Explore what it is like to work in the health and social care sector

To understand the principles and practicalities that underpin meeting individual’s care and support needs

To carry out and explore the benefits of work experience

Explore the importance of safe working practices, safeguarding procedures and responding to emergency situations

Explore the role of health and social care services in providing care and support to individuals with additional needs


Year

Year 13

Term

Autumn

Spring

 

Unit

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Unit 19: Nutritional Health

Unit 8 – Promoting Public Health

 

Time

7 weeks

7 weeks

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5 weeks

6 weeks

3 weeks

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Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Promoting equality, diversity and preventing discrimination

Skills and personal attributes required for developing relationships with individuals

Empathy and establishing trust with individuals

SP / SB

(& Continue after half term…)

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

Ethical issues and approaches

Legislation and guidance on conflicts of interest, balancing resources and minimising risk

Enabling individuals to overcome challenges

Promoting personalisation

Communication techniques

SP/SB

(& Continue after Christmas…)

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Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs

How agencies work together to meet individual care and support needs

Roles and responsibilities of key professionals on multidisciplinary teams

Maintaining confidentiality

Managing information

SP/SB

Unit 19: Nutritional Health

Concepts of nutritional health

Nutritional measures and recommended dietary intakes

Characteristics of essential nutrients

Dietary needs of individuals

Factors affecting nutritional health

Factors affecting dietary intake

SP/SB

Unit 8: Promoting Public Health

Strategies for developing public health

Factors affecting health and the ways to improve public health

How health is promoted to improve the health of the population

How health promotion encourages individuals to change their behaviour in relation to their own health

SP/SB

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