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(QCF) BTEC Diploma in Adult Care Level 4

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This qualification is aimed at those seeking work in adult care in England and those already working in organisations who wish to further develop their skills. The qualifications are designed to cater for the technical skills, knowledge and understanding required in specific job roles in the Adult Care Sector. They also reflect the range and depth of competence in areas in the sector, which allows the learner to develop their own personal growth and engagement. 

Components BTEC Diploma in Adult Care Level 4
Awarding body EDEXCEL
Overview Industry recognised certification for Adult Care for England
Intended for Those seeking work in Adult Care and those already working in organisations who wish to develop their skills.
Duration 12 month minimum
Requirements To complete this qualification, candidates must achieve 70 Credits from a choice of units specialising within your service sector.
Delivery All workplace based (for individual or groups)
Assessment Observation, discussion, personal statement, supporting documentation, portfolio of evidence (internal assessment), and practical demonstrations.
Learner support Learning material, optional in-company workshops
Progression Level 5 Qualifications in a related or job roles such as Community Care/Support Officers, Social Care Assessor, Social Services Worker, Occupational Assessment Officer, Brokerage Workers or Assistive Technology Coordinator.
Fees Subject to eligibility

 

(Level 4 NVQ/QCF) BTEC Diploma in Adult Care (England) - Qualification structure

To achieve the Adult Care full Level 4 qualification, the learner must complete a minimum of seventy credits, of which fifty-five credits must be selected from units at Level 4 or above; thirty-six credits must be completed from Group A Mandatory Units; a minimum of six credits from Group B optional units and a minimum of twenty-eight credits from Group C optional units.

 

Group A - Mandatory Units

QCF level

Credit

Advanced Communication Skills

4

4

Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings

4

4

Equality and Diversity in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings

4

3

Understand Safeguarding and Protection in Health and Social Care Settings

3

2

Facilitate Person Centred Assessment to Support Wellbeing of Individuals

4

2

Facilitate Support Planning to Promote Positive Outcomes for Individuals and to Support Wellbeing

4

2

Understand Personalisation in Care and Support Services

5

4

Health and Safety in Health and Social Care Settings

4

3

Professional Practice in Health and Social Care for Adults or Children and Young People

4

3

Develop, Maintain and Use Records and Reports

4

3

Work in Partnership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

4

4

Safeguard Children and Young People Who Are Present in the Adult Social Care Sector

4

2

 

Group B - Optional Units                             

QCF level

Credit

Understand the process and experience of dementia

3

3

Understand the Administration of Medication to Individuals with Dementia Using a Person Centred Approach

3

2

Understand the Role of Communication and Interactions with Individuals Who Have Dementia

3

3

Diabetes Awareness

3

6

Understand Theories of Relationships and Social Networks

4

3

Understand the Factors Affecting Older People

3

2

Understand Parkinson’s for Health and Social Care Staff

3

2

Understand Public Funding of Individual Care Needs in Adult Social Care

4

4

Understand Positive Risk Taking for Individuals with Disabilities

3

3

Understand How to Support Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions

3

3

Principles of Self-directed Support

3

3

Understand How to Manage a Team

4

3

Understanding Professional Supervision Practice

4

3

Understand Professional Management and Leadership in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005

3

3

Understand the Impact of Acquired Brain Injury on Individuals

3

3

Understand Stroke Care Management

3

4

Understand Sensory Loss

3

3

 

Group C – Optional Units    

QCF level

Credit

Undertake a Research Project Within Services for Health and Social Care or Children and Young People

5

10

Providing Independent Advocacy to Adults

4

5

Share Knowledge and Good Practice

5

3

Support the spiritual wellbeing of individuals

3

3

Provide Support to Maintain and Develop Skills for Everyday Life

3

4

Support the Development of Community Partnerships

4

5

Support Individuals to Access and Use Services and Facilities

3

4

Support Individuals to Access and Manage Direct Payments

4

6

Support Individuals to Access Housing and Accommodation Services

3

4

Identify the Physical Health Needs of Individuals with Mental Health Needs and Plan Appropriate Actions

4

5

Work with Families, Carers and Individuals During times of Crisis

4

5

Implement the Positive Behavioural Support Model

4

8

Assess the Needs of Carers and Families

3

4

Provide Information, Advice and Guidance

4

4

Develop and Implement Re-ablement Plans

4

4

Mentoring in Social Care

4

2

Installation, Maintenance and Removal of Assistive Technology in Social Care

3

2

Assessment, Implementation and Review of Assistive Technology in Social Care

4

4

Promote Rights and Values in Assistive Technology in Social Care

3

2

Promote Assistive Technology in Social Care

4

4

Supporting Infection Prevention and Control in Social Care

3

2

Support Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions

3

4

Promote Access to Healthcare for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

5

6

Promote Good Practice in the Support of Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Conditions

5

7

Lead Practice in Assessing and Planning for the Needs of Families and Carers

5

3

Appraise Staff Performance

5

5

Support People Who Are Providing Homes to Individuals

4

6

Facilitate the Development of Effective Group Practice in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

6

Facilitate Change in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

5

5

Manage Finance Within Own Area of Responsibility in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Settings

4

4

Manage Quality in Health and Social Care or Children and Young People’s Setting

5

5

Promote Awareness of Sensory Loss

5

3

Support the Use of Assistive Technology

5

4

Support Individuals with Sensory Loss with Communication

5

5

Support Individuals with Multiple Conditions and/or Disabilities

5

5

Support Individuals in the Use of Assistive Technology

4

4

Support Individuals to Access Education, Training or Employment

4

4

 

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