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An Intermediate Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience while being paid to do so. Along with functional and personal skills that are needed for your immediate job and future career you will learn through a mix of project based learning in the workplace, formal off the job training, and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.
Adult Care Workers are frontline staff whom work in care is to make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. Staff who care and support to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives which is at the heart of person centred care. Adult Care Workers need to have the right values and behaviours developing competences and skills to provide high quality compassionate care and support. Job roles are varied and determined by and relevant to the type of the service being provided and the person supported. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person's own home or some clinical healthcare settings.
This qualification aims to raise your awareness of mental health and a range of mental health problems. You will gain an understanding of prevalent mental health problems and how you can then work with or interact with individuals with them.
The qualification is suitable for a wide range of learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of caring for the elderly. It is designed for those who wish to understand the principles of elderly care, learn more about common health issues and legislation that relates to elderly care.
Many people find it helpful to seek the support of counselling at some point in their lives. People in any situation could benefit from counselling, those with the correct understanding, knowledge and skills can provide them with support to improve personal well-being.
We offer bespoke 1/2 day delivery for Deprivation of Liberties for groups or Companies. This can be delivered on-site at company premises or at West Suffolk College in Bury St Edmunds, Ipswich or one of our Local Learning Centres.
Course content to include:
- Defining Deprivation of Liberty
- Identifying deprivation
- DoLs and the five key principles of the Mental Capacity Act
- Authorising deprivation
- Record keeping