Person-Centred Approaches in Adult Social Care Settings

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Course Overview

Person centred planning is crucial to providing quality care and support. It helps professional care and support workers find out what is important to the person they support and enables services to be built around what matters most to that individual.

This course has been designed to provide learners with the knowledge and skills required to promote and implement person-centred approaches in adult social care settings. On completion learners will have an increased understanding of person-centred approaches including the importance of consent and the role of risk assessment.

On completion of this Virtual College course learners will be able to:

  • Explain person-centred approaches in adult social care
  • Describe how to implement a person-centred approach in adult social care setting
  • Recognise the importance of establishing consent when providing care and support
  • Implement and promote active participation
  • Explain how to support an individual’s right to make choices
  • Describe how to promote an individual’s wellbeing
  • Explain the role of risk assessment in enabling a person-centred approach

The content of this course has been mapped to the underpinning knowledge within the following units on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF):

Promote person-centred approaches in health and social care
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualification:
Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings (Level 3)
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualification:
Level 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualification:
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England

Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings (Level 2)
This unit is a mandatory unit within the following qualifications:
Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • What Are Person-Centred Approaches?
  • Implementing a Person-Centred Approach
  • The Importance of Consent
  • How to Implement and Promote Active Participation
  • How to Support an Individual's Right to Make Choices
  • How to Promote an Individual's Wellbeing
  • The Role of Risk Assessment

Accreditation

The content of this Virtual College course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Certification

On completion of this course you will be able to download a Virtual College certificate.

Duration

Approximately 1 and a half hours. With approximately 40 interactive screens, it is estimated that this course will take approximately 1 and half hours to complete (depending on learning speed). As an e-learning course you can complete this training in convenient stages and revisit whenever you wish. The system will record your progress throughout.

Target Audience

This course is targeted primarily at those working within health, social care or children and young people’s settings, including professional care and support workers and practitioners.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.