Health and Social Care

“Health and Social Care is a subject designed to equip students with the knowledge and skills necessary for further study and work in the health and social care sector by looking into key areas such as legislation changes, barriers that people in society may face, major life changes and their effects on people’s self-esteem. Health and Social Care fuses the practical and the theoretical aspects of a constantly developing and expanding area of employment”

Level 2 BTEC Health and Social Care (Key Stage 4)

Year 10 Level 2 BTEC Health and Social Care

Autumn Term

 

Unit 1- Human Lifespan Development

• Identifying the physical, intellectual, emotional and social development of humans through the 6 life stages

Spring Term

 

Unit 1 – Human Lifespan Development / Unit 2-Health and Social Care Values

Summer Term

 

Unit 2 – Health and Social Care Values

  • A study of the values and concepts behind the delivery effective of health and social care
 

Year 11 Level 2 BTEC Health and Social Care

Autumn Term

 

Unit 3:

Effective Communication in Health and Social Care
• The role of effective communication in health and social care, potential barriers to effective communication and strategies to overcome barriers that arise

Spring Term Unit 3:

 

Effective Communication in Health and Social Care/ Unit 4: Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing

Summer Term Unit 4:

 

Social Influences on Health and Wellbeing

  • The social influences on health and social care, both positive and negative, and the strategies utilised to overcome negative social influences
 

Level 3 BTEC Health and Social Care (Key Stage 5)

Autumn Term

Unit 1: Human Lifestyle Development (Exam)

  • The analysis of human development through the life stages
  • A study of biological, environmental and social influences on human behaviour, health and economic wellbeing
  • A study of the effect of ageing

Spring Term

Unit 1:

Human Lifestyle Development (Completion of Unit and Exam)

Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care Needs (Assignment Work)

  • Examine principles, values and skills which underpin meeting care and support needs of individuals
  • Examine the ethical issues involved when providing care and support needs to overcome challenges
  • Investigate principles behind enabling individuals with care and support needs to overcome challenges
  • Investigate the role of professionals and how they work together to provide the care and support necessary to meet individual needs

Summer Term

  • Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care Needs (Completion of Assignments)
 

Year 13 Level 3 BTEC Health and Social Care

Autumn Term

 

Unit 2:

Working in Health and Social Care (Exam)

  • The roles and responsibilities of people who work in health and social care settings
  • The roles of organisations in the health and social care sector
  • Working with people with specific needs in the health and social care sector
Spring Term

 

Unit 2:  Working in Health and Social Care (Revision and Exam)

Unit  10: Sociological Perspectives (Assignment Work)

  • Understand how sociological concepts and perspectives are applied to the study of health and social care
  • Examine how sociological approaches support understanding of models and concepts of health
  • Examine how social inequalities, demographic change, and patterns and trends affect health and social care delivery
Summer Term

 

Unit  10: Sociological Perspectives (Completion of Assignments)

 

Useful Websites:

• https://www.cqc.org.uk/
• https://www.nhs.uk/
• https://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2010/15/contents
• https://www.nmc.org.uk/
• https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/every-child-matters

Useful Resources: