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Understanding your Role in Care (Approved by CPD)

Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services to
children or adults in need, or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or

Choosing a job in health and social care means you want to make a difference to other people’s lives
by supporting and caring for them, so they can thrive and their quality of life is enhanced.

To work in a professional manner and provide the best quality of care, you need to know the duties,
responsibilities and boundaries of your job.

This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals
and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person centred care, understanding code of
practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at

Course Overview

  • Duration

    40 mins
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Module Overview

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Understanding your Role in Care1The course structure70
Understanding your Role in Care2 Understanding social care70
Understanding your Role in Care3 Relationships70
Understanding your Role in Care4 Agreed ways of working70
Understanding your Role in Care5 Keeping up-to-date70
Understanding your Role in Care6 Working in partnership70
Understanding your Role in Care7 Resolving conflicts70