NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions

Description

Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson’s disease, there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year (more than one every five minutes), and one in six of the UK population have some form of hearing loss. These health conditions, along with others such as arthritis and dementia, affect a substantial proportion of the population. A good understanding of common health conditions is essential in any care environment.

What will you learn
  • 1.

    Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification

  • 2.

    Evidence your competency to a wide variety of care employers

  • 3.

    Further your personal and professional development

  • 4.

    Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college

  • 5.

    Improve your understanding of dementia, stroke and sensory loss


Duration: 4 Weeks

Course Units

The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions, including the observation, recording and reporting of these. It will also help learners to gain
knowledge of the responses needed when there are changes to an individual’s condition.
The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the impact of sensory loss, the impact of attitudes and beliefs, the strategies to overcome these barriers, and the importance of effective communication. It will also help learners to gain knowledge of the main causes, symptoms and conditions associated with sensory loss.
The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the different types of stroke, their signs, symptoms and effect on the individual. It will help learners to gain knowledge of the response required in the event of an emergency, how to manage a stroke and the support that is available following a stroke.
The aim of this unit is to enable learners to gain knowledge of what dementia is, the different forms of dementia and how the actions of others can impact on individuals with the condition.
The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of the different types of arthritis, their causes, signs and symptoms. It will also help learners to gain knowledge of the diagnosis, treatment, support and management of
arthritis.
The aim of this unit is to provide an understanding of Parkinson’s disease and its underlying causes, the signs and symptoms of the condition and its impact. It will also help learners gain an understanding of treatment options, support services and strategies for managing the condition.