Where will this course lead?

This qualification is designed for learners who are looking to enter employment in, or progress within, a number of sectors where an understanding of care planning is important.

This qualification aims to develop learners' knowledge and understanding of:

  • the principles and processes of person-centred thinking, planning and review
  • how to work with individuals to carry out activities specified in their care or support plan, including person-centred assessment, planning, implementation and review
  • the promotion of health and well-being through nutrition and hydration
  • supporting individuals to maintain personal hygiene
  • supporting individuals to manage continence and the use of continence equipment
  • supporting individuals with sleep.

What will I study?

Mandatory course units:

  • Understanding person-centred thinking and planning
  • Care planning for the care worker
  • Understanding nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
  • Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene
  • Understanding continence care

How will this course be delivered?

This course is delivered via the method 'distance learning' which means you can choose when and where you study.

What qualifications will I get?

Upon completion of these units, you will be awarded with a NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning.

How will I be assessed?

You will be required to complete a paper based workbook, which you will then post or email to the College for marking. Feedback will then be provided to you and you will be informed if you have passed or required to re-submit work.

How do I get a place on the course?

Contact the Enrolment team on 01789 266245 or email:  hello@stratford.ac.uk

What are the entry requirements?

• Due to funding eligibility, all candidates must be a minimum of 19 years old and have lived in the UK for 3+ years.

What else do I need to know?

This course is currently free to all learners. However, non-completers may be charged a fee of £100.


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