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Adult Care Worker Level 2 Apprenticeship
Health, Public Services and Care

Learners will be educated to improve their skills and knowledge so they can help to support individuals physicall and mentally. They will also further their knowledge in safeguarding, communication skills aswell as the importance of health and safety.
Stepping Stones will support the individuals throughout the qualification to improve their knowledge on all the equipment and medication

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Lead Adult Care Worker
Health, Public Services and Care

You will need to be passionate about supporting and enabling people to live a more independant and fulfulling life and be able to communicate clearly. Stepping Stones will support the individuals throughout the qualification to improve their knowledge on all the equipment and medication.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions
Health, Public Services and Care

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.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills
Health, Public Services and 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.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Customer Service for Health and Social Care Settings
Health, Public Services and Care

Our new qualification enhances Customer Service in Healthcare, which will support you when you are dealing with residents, families, patients and internal and external customers within the Health and Social Care environment.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness
Health, Public Services and Care

Falls represent the most frequent and serious type of accident in people aged 65 and over, with 10,000 falls happening each day. Falls often have both a physical and mental impact, as they can result in lack of confidence, isolation, fractures and broken bones. This course is ideal for anyone working in health and social care and those who have contact with older people who are more susceptible to falls.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care
Health, Public Services and Care

The need for adult social care continues to rise at a time when the system supporting that care is rapidly and significantly changing. With around 1.5 million people working in adult social care in England, care workers need up-to-date support and guidance in order to provide adequate person-centred care.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning
Health, Public Services and Care

Care workers play a key role in ensuring their residents/patients are treated with a friendly and caring approach. Care workers have the ability to relate to people from a variety of backgrounds. After an investigation from the Care Quality Commission revealed that 424 out of 1,357 services in England are rated ‘inadequate’, the need for high quality trained care workers has never been greater.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care
Health, Public Services and Care

Dementia affects around 820,000 people in the UK. This figure is likely to rise to one million by 2025 and two million by 2051. It is one of the main causes of disability in later life and with research being desperately underfunded, it costs the UK over £26 billion a year. Understanding dementia and the person-centred care that is required is fundamental to high quality care.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care
Health, Public Services and Care

By 2040, the number of people aged over 64 in Britain is expected to grow from 9.5 million to 15 million. The population is aging, meaning more people will live with serious chronic illness and need end of life care. The problems faced and support needed by people nearing the end of life is wide-ranging and a good understanding of pain management, support and quality of life is essential for all carers.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in the Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings
Health, Public Services and Care

About 300,000 patients develop an infection in England each year while being treated by the NHS. Protecting people from infection is an essential element of providing high quality care, especially considering the capacity some potentially life-threatening infections have to spread within care environments.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Behaviour That Challenges
Health, Public Services and Care

Challenging behaviour is causing increasing concern today as many individuals have increasing levels of stress and uncertainty in their lives. This behaviour can be due to factors such as anxiety, neglect, abuse, learning disabilities and conditions like dementia. Understanding the causes of challenging behaviour is the first step towards finding ways to support individuals and manage their behaviour.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Adult Health and Social Care
Health, Public Services and Care

A total of 103,900 safeguarding reports about vulnerable adults were referred in 2014/2015. The responsibilities of care workers involved in protecting the health, well-being and human rights of individuals are far-reaching. Allowing individuals to live free from harm, abuse and neglect can often mean involving health agencies, government departments or the police. Understanding the fundamentals of safeguarding is essential for anyone working in adult health and social care.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Nutrition and Health
Health, Public Services and Care

The number of obese people in the UK has more than trebled in the last 25 years, reaching what many doctors believe to be ‘epidemic’ proportions. Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions; understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Care and Management of Diabetes
Health, Public Services and Care

There is an emerging global epidemic of diabetes. In the UK alone, 3.2 million people are diagnosed with the disease and an estimated 630,000 people have the condition but don’t know it. It is believed that deaths from diabetes will rise by more than 50% in the next ten years. Simple lifestyle measures can be effective in preventing or delaying the onset of this chronic, debilitating and often deadly disease.

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NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in Health and Social Care
Health, Public Services and Care

Modern medicines are powerful substances which have beneficial effects for millions of people worldwide. However, inappropriate use or handling of these substances can have severe consequences, including death. Having good up-to-date knowledge of the safe handling of medicines is essential for anyone working with medication.