Cost: £299.00 + £59.80 = £358.80 *Funding available based on criteria
This Level 2 Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care Certificate is designed for anyone working or hoping to work in adult health and social care.
It will develop your knowledge and understanding of a range of issues around respecting and protecting the dignity of the individual in a care scenario. You will be given an understanding of safeguarding in adult health and social care, the principles of dignity as it relates to adult health and social care, duty of care and dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care.
This qualification is ideal for your Continuous Professional Development (CPD) and to develop knowledge/skills relevant to the occupational specialisation.
During the Level 2 Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care Certificate you will study:
Unit 1: Understanding safeguarding in adult health and social care
In this unit you will learn about the national and local responsibilities in safeguarding and protection from abuse. You will study how to effectively recognise abuse and harm, as well as respond to possible cases of abuse or harm occurring within a health and social care environment.
Unit 2: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice
Within this unit you will focus on dignity, self-worth and well-being and how these can be promoted through health and social care practice. You will also consider how the individual patient is impacted by health and social care services and how principles of dignity can be applied – this section will further your understanding of how safeguarding can improve a person’s situation dramatically.
Unit 3: Understand duty of care in adult health and social care
In this unit you will explore the meaning of duty of care, along with how it influences health and social care practice. You will develop knowledge of dilemmas and conflicts relating to duty of care and the wide range of support advice available for resolving such instances.
Unit 4: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care
Within this unit you will develop an understanding of the various dilemmas that can occur in adult health and social care, including ways of recognising dilemmas, how best to resolve them and the support available in doing so.
As this is an adult learning course, you will need to be aged be 19+ as at 31st August prior to the start of the current academic year. You will also need to have at least a Level 1 qualification in English/Literacy or equivalent, as the course requires you write your answers for assessment purposes.
Distance Learning course are studied from home, work, or any location you wish.
This course can be studied via any of the below methods:
- Fully online learning and assessment.
You will be allocated your own study pack, (online), and will be supported by a personal tutor who you can contact throughout your studies. You will work through a series of tasks and activities to assist in gaining the qualification.
There are four written assessments, one for each unit.
Location: Online/Distance Learning.
Length of study:
Up to 12 weeks
Successful completion of the course will lead to a better understanding of the subject, which may improve your career prospects. You could also progress onto other qualifications in this field, or further Distance Learning courses to continue your CPD.
Payment plans are available. Please complete our pre-enrolment form for more information.