Health and Social Care
Why should I study this course??
If you want to or already are working in a care environment then this course could open up opportunities for you. Social care is a sector crying out for skilled staff. Over two million more workers will need to be trained and recruited to meet the demand for staff in health and social care by 2022. If you want to improve your existing skills or progress academically then this course is for you. The course will cover the physiological effects of a specified condition and give you an understanding of the development of policies relating to care in the community. The course will take you from founding of the National Health Service to an understanding of the relationship between conventional medicine and complementary / alternative medicines and therapies.
What will I study on this course?
A Medical Condition
Care in the Community
Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Therapies
Demography and Planning
Foundations of Health Care Practice
Inequality in Health and Social Care
Nutrition and Lifestyle
The National Health Service
Understanding Eating Disorders
Understanding Mental Health
Sociology of Health
Sociology of Welfare and Poverty
Study Skills and English Language
What will I achieve?
Progression to higher education in: