The Qualification is split into 4 units
R021: Essential values of care for use with individuals in care settings Written paper 1 hour.
The focus of recruitment to the health and social care sector values. Applicants must demonstrate they can apply values in their professional practice. This unit introduces students to these core values and the rights of individuals accessing health and social care services. It also introduces some of the legislation that students should be aware of and ways in which individuals that use services are protected.
R022: Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings. Centre assessed task, OCR moderated.
Communication is an essential skill for all individuals working in health, social care or child care/early years settings. Developing their communication skills will enable students to understand how to work effectively with individuals in these settings. Students will be introduced to a range of different communication methods and factors that affect communication. They will also explore the impact of personal qualities that contribute to the delivery of effective care, such as patience, empathy and respect. This unit is assessed through an assignment in which students must not only explain communication techniques to others, but demonstrate these in action.
R023: Understanding body systems. Centre assessed task, OCR moderated.
This unit will provide learners with the underpinning knowledge and understanding of three major body systems: respiratory, digestive and cardiovascular. Through this unit learners will have gained the knowledge and understanding of the structure and function of three body systems and three separate illnesses that may affect these systems. On completion of this unit learners will have developed their knowledge and understanding of the importance of the systems, structure, function and disorders that can affect the individual within health, social care and early years settings. They will be able to measure and interpret data obtained from various relevant body functions.
R025: Understanding life stages. Centre assessed task, OCR moderated
Students will need to understand the stages of development experienced by individuals in the transition from young person to adult and into old age. They will learn about some medical conditions and the effect these have on health and wellbeing. As part of the assessment, they will create support plans for individuals.