Demonstrate all the required skills and knowledge in the workplace with all assessment criteria linked to an activity in this clear and engaging textbook, tailored to work-based learners' needs.
Finally there's a textbook specifically designed for students learning on the job! With all activities linked to assessment criteria this textbook makes it easier for you to understand concepts and generate the evidence you need to succeed. Among other things, carefully prepared activities plus research and reflection tasks will prepare you to demonstrate your knowledge and the required competencies.
- Produce brilliant portfolios, and fully demonstrate competencies, with all activities linked to assessment criteria.
- Make Recognition of Prior Learning simple with specific links to Preparing to Work qualifications for apprentices.
- Cover all mandatory units plus optional units including Dementia and Learning Disabilities.
- Keep up to date with changes to legislation through the free supporting website.
Caroline Morris is a widely experienced lecturer, assessor, verifier and consultant in the H&SC sector and has been heavily involved with the Diploma specification implementation and rewrite. She has H&SC EV experience with a range of awarding bodies, including EDI, Edexcel and OCR. Fiona Collier has co-written the underpinning knowledge and assessments for the Diploma specifications.
Acknowledgements and author biographies Walkthrough Mandatory Units: SHC 21 Introduction to communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings SHC 22 Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings SHC 23 Introduction to equality and inclusion in health, social care or young people's settings SHC 24 Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings HSC 024 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care HSC 025 Role of the health and social care worker HSC 026 Implement person-centred approaches in health and social care HSC 027 Contribute to health and safety in health and social care HSC 028 Handle information in health and social care settings Optional context/specialist knowledge units: DEM 201 Dementia awareness LD 201 Understand the context of supporting individuals with learning disabilities IC01 The principles of infection prevention and control Optional competence unit: HSC 2028 Move and position individuals in accordance with their plan of care Glossary Index