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Health & Social Care BTEC

2012 – 2013 Scheme of Work

 

Key Topics: Festivals

What will ALL students learn?

What will the most able students learn?

Autumn 1&2

Unit 1: Developing Effective Communication in H&SC

 

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www.royaldeaf.org.uk

 

  • Understand effective communication and interpersonal interaction

  • Understand factors that influence communication and interpersonal interactions in health and social care settings

  • Know how patients/service users may be assisted by effective communication

  • Be able to demonstrate own communication skills in a caring role.

 

Assessing the role of effective communication and interpersonal interaction in health and social care with reference to theories of communication.

Assessing the strategies used to meet communication needs; service users may have which require support, such as the use of technology aids and adaptations available to overcome barriers to effective communication and interpersonal interactions.

Reviewing own communication skills in a group and one to one interaction.

Spring 1 & 2

Unit 2: Equality, Diversity & Rights in H&SC

 

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www.aboutequalopportunities.co.uk

www.direct.gov.uk

 

· Understand concepts of equality, diversity and rights in relation to health and social care

· Understand discriminatory practice in health and social care

· Understand how national initiatives promote anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care

· Understand how anti-discriminatory practice is promoted in health and social care settings.

 

      Choose three different discriminatory practices in HSC settings such as ;infringement of rights, covert or overt abuse of power, prejudice, stereotyping, labeling, bullying, abuse

§   Assess carefully effect that they have on the individuals (service users) that use them.

  • Explain the influences of a recent or emerging National Policy development on organizational policy with regard to anti discriminatory practice.

  • Discuss difficulties that may arise when implementing anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings.

 

Summer 1 & 2

Unit 3 Health, Safety and Security in H&SC

 

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www.healthandsafetyprofessional.co.uk

 

·       Understand potential hazards in health and social care

·       Know how legislation, policies and procedures promote health, safety and security in health and social care settings

·       Be able to implement a risk assessment

·       Understand priorities and responses in dealing with incidents and emergencies.

 

  • Describe how the different health and safety legislations, policies and procedures promote the safety of individuals in your chosen health or social care setting.

  • Assess the hazards you have identified from your risk assessment to show that you have considered all the possible hazards associated with the nature of the activity and individuals involved.

Discuss the health, safety or security concerns arising from the particular incident or emergency.