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Dignity and Safeguarding - Level 2

Course code: XPZV006P

Subject area: Online Courses

Study level: Part Time

Course level: 2

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Flexible Start - 31st Jul 2024

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01235 555 585

This qualification is dedicated to providing learners with a foundational understanding of dignity, duty of care, and safeguarding in adult health and social care. It is aimed at individuals currently working or intending to work in these fields. The course emphasizes the importance of upholding dignity and safeguarding principles in healthcare settings and equips learners to navigate dilemmas and consequences when these principles are not upheld.
Throughout the program, learners will explore the key principles of dignity, duty of care, and safeguarding as applied to adult health and social care. They will delve into real-world work contexts to understand how these principles are put into practice and the ramifications of their breach. This qualification also prepares learners for roles in which they may interact with vulnerable adults, providing them with the necessary knowledge and skills to contribute to the well-being of individuals in their care.
Course units
Unit 1: Understand the duty of care in adult health and social care Unit 2: Understand dilemmas and public concerns in adult health and social care Unit 3: Principles of dignity in adult health and social care practice Unit 4: Understand safeguarding in adult health and social care.
What next?
Alternatively, this qualification supports progression in to further learning in the following areas: • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England • Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support • Level 2 or 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care • Level 2 or 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management • Level 3 Diploma In Allied Health Profession Support • Intermediate or Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health & Social Care • Intermediate or Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health (Clinical Healthcare Support).
Entry criteria
Learners must be aged 19 or above and have not previously completed a similar qualification to qualify for funding. Some courses may have additional specific prerequisites. Please see fee information for funding requirements, or discuss upon enquiry.
Fee information
These courses are government funded. To be able to study for free you must meet the following criteria:

- You must currently live in England

- You must have been a resident in the UK/EU for 3+ years for purposes other than study

- You must be over the age of 19

- You must not be an apprentice

- You must not be currently studying another funded course.

Individual courses may have additional eligibility criteria, please contact onlinecourses@abingdon-witney.ac.uk for more information.

As part of your course we may organise trips to assist you with your learning. Trips are optional, and you will not be penalised if you choose not to participate.

There are bursaries available to help you with other course costs. Call 01235 216 212 for more information.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated and we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions staff on 01235 555 585 to discuss your options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £0.00

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £0.00

Qualifications received
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and 2 Social Care (601/3119/6)
Learning & method assessment
This course is taught online and can be accessed remotely.