Personal Care Needs
Designed for people who are looking to enter into or progress within the health and social care sector.
The purpose of the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Personal Care Needs is to give learners specialist knowledge to support their work within the health and social care sectors. Learners will gain knowledge and understanding by successfully completing the units required. As we see an increasingly ageing population, the number of adults needing around-the-clock care is on the rise. As well as the need for medical care, there is also a need for high levels of personal care to allow those who need support to live as comfortably as possible. This qualification focuses on developing a person-centred approach to delivering high levels of personal care.
Focus on the study of personal care needs in the health and social care sectors
Offer breadth and depth of study, incorporating a key core of knowledge
Give learners specialist knowledge of how to support an individual with personal care needs
Understanding person-centred care
Supporting personal hygiene
Understanding foot care for individuals
Understanding how to support individuals to maintain oral health
Understanding pressure area care