Award Type Minor
Credit Value 15
The purpose of this award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to work effectively in a care setting. It aims to promote good practice and respect for diversity in lifestyle, religion and culture in care work.
Learning Outcomes: Learners will be able to:
1 Discuss the roles, responsibilities and entitlements of a care worker
2 Examine the role of a care worker within the multidisciplinary healthcare team
3 Demonstrate the ability to plan and provide enhanced quality care
4 Apply knowledge gained to plan and meet the needs of the individual client
5 Explore the need for personal planning and growth
6 Plan strategies to improve own personal development
7 Reflect on personal effectiveness as a care worker to include own strengths and weaknesses
8 Reflect on relationships with clients, relatives and multidisciplinary team members and
interpersonal issues that arise in care work.