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Entry Requirements

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.  Ideally a Level 3 in Health and Social Care or the Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship

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Part time

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Duration

20 Months


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The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges.

Overview

The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges. They will have achieved a level of self-development to be recognised as a lead practitioner within the care team, contributing to, promoting and sustaining a values-based culture at an operational level.

What will I study?

  • How to contribute to, promote and maintain a culture which ensures dignity is at the centre of practice
  • Effective communication and solutions to overcoming barriers
  • Legal and ethical frameworks in relation to confidentiality and sharing information
  • Range of technologies to enhance communication
  • Legislation, national and local solutions for the safeguarding of adults and children including reporting requirements
  • Models of monitoring, reporting and responding to changes in health and wellbeing
  • Range of holistic solutions to promote and maintain health and wellbeing using person centred approaches
  • Importance of effective partnerships, inter-agency, joint and integrated working

Entry Requirements

Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care

Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to completion of their Apprenticeship.

Industry-specific requirements

Undertake the Disclosure and Barring Service process and provide the result.

How will I be assessed?

End Point Assessment (EPA)
The EPA consists of two distinct assessment methods:

  • Observation of Practice
  • Professional Discussion

What can I do next?

Your Study Programme

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