TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF) – Domiciliary Care Pathway

The TQUK Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care (RQF) is suitable for learners working in a wide range of roles in a health and adult care settings.
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DESCRIPTION

This course is approved by Skills for Care and regulated by Ofqual and meets the CQC requirements for anyone who wants to, or is currently working in the following roles: • Adult Care Worker • Healthcare Assistant/Support Worker • Senior Healthcare Assistant • Personal Assistant The qualification develops competence therefore learners must be in paid or voluntary work to enable assessment to take place. This qualification will equip you with all the mandatory knowledge required and the skills to be a competent Senior care or Senior support worker within the community as a domiciliary Senior Health Care Assistant. You will need to achieve a minimum of 58 credits at a level 3 to obtain this qualification.

Entry Requirements
  • No formal requirements
  • Be 19 years old and above
  • Be working in a job role appropriate for this pathway
  • IT literate (Internet, Microsoft office)
  • Able to understand and interpret course materials
  • Self-motivated and willing to complete and achieve
  • Have access to a qualified Manager who can carry out observation in the workplace
Course Delivery
  • The course is delivered online through our cutting edge online portal
  • Our professionally written course guideline and assessment plans guide you step by step
  • You will have dedicated Assessor who will provide support and assess your work
Assessment Method
  • You will be assessed through a series of questions to assess your knowledge
  • You will need to be observed in the workplace by a qualified Manager who has a Level 3 or above

Course Content

UNIT 1 – MANDATORY

  • Promote communication in care settings Credits - 3

UNIT 2 – MANDATORY

  • Promote effective handling of information in care settings Credits - 2

UNIT 3 – MANDATORY

  • Promote personal development in care settings Credits - 3

UNIT 4 – MANDATORY

  • Promote person-centred approaches in care settings Credits - 6

UNIT 5 – MANDATORY

  • Promote equality and inclusion in care settings Credits - 2

UNIT 6 – MANDATORY

  • Promote health, safety and wellbeing in care settings Credits - 6

UNIT 7 – MANDATORY

  • Responsibilities of a care worker Credits - 2

UNIT 8 – MANDATORY

  • Duty of care in care settings Credits - 1

UNIT 9 – MANDATORY

  • Safeguarding and protection in care settings Credits - 3

UNIT 21 – OPTIONAL

  • Principles of supporting an individual to maintain personal hygiene Credits - 1

UNIT 32 – OPTIONAL

  • Understand the effects of ageing in activity provision Credits - 2

UNIT 53 – OPTIONAL

  • Support individuals to live at home Credits - 4

UNIT 58 – OPTIONAL

  • Work in partnership with families to support individuals Credits - 3

UNIT 60 – OPTIONAL

  • Support use of medication in social care settings Credits - 5

UNIT 70 – OPTIONAL

  • Support individuals to maintain personal hygiene Credits - 2

UNIT 80 – OPTIONAL

  • Support individuals to stay safe from harm or abuse Credits - 4

UNIT 82 – OPTIONAL

  • Supporting infection prevention and control in social care Credits - 2

UNIT 92 – OPTIONAL

  • Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings Credits - 4

UNIT 106 – OPTIONAL

  • Awareness of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Credits - 3