NCFE CACHE Certificate in Common Health Conditions Level 2 RQF

Course code: NC011
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If you’re working or wanting to work in adult health and social care, this course is the perfect base to give an in depth understanding of common health conditions…

  • Gain an insight into various common health conditions.
  • Understanding the monitoring the health of individuals affected by health conditions.
  • Gain a nationally recognised qualification to kick-start your career in the care industry.
  • Achieve a career working in a care environment.
  • FREE access to the CACHE Alumni for 2 years when you enrol on your course.
This course is only available as a study pack.
Course Overview

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in common health conditions, this course is ideal for students who want to achieve a nationally recognised qualification and aspire to work in a care environment.

Course Duration

Up to 12 months.

Study Hours

Approximately 100 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive an NCFE CACHE Level 2 Certificate in Common Health Conditions.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked portfolio of evidence.

Course Content

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  • Importance of monitoring the health of individuals
  • Ways in which the health of individuals can be monitored
  • Observations have been agreed to monitor health conditions
  • Respecting the individual's dignity and privacy
  • Minimising fears and concerns
  • Following agreed ways of working
  • Records of observations
  • Understand when Immediate action should be taken
  • Review information with others
  • Requirements for monitoring
  • How changes to monitoring processes should be implemented
  • Negative and positive impacts on individuals with sensory loss
  • Attitudes and beliefs
  • Overcoming disabling attitudes and beliefs
  • The importance of effective communication
  • Communicating with individuals with: sight loss, hearing loss and deaf-blindness
  • How information is made accessible to individuals with sensory loss
  • Main causes and conditions of sensory loss
  • Difference between congenital and acquired sensory loss
  • How to recognise when an individual may be experiencing sight and/or hearing loss
  • The indicators and signs of: sight loss, deaf-blindness and hearing loss
  • Advice and support in relation to sensory loss
  • Report concerns about sensory loss
  • How concerns about sight and/or hearing loss can be reported
  • Changes in the brain associated with stroke
  • Conditions that may be mistaken for stroke
  • The differences between stroke and Transient Ischaemic Attack (TIA)
  • Signs and symptoms of stroke
  • Key stages of stroke
  • Assessment tests
  • Potential changes that because of a stroke
  • Management of risk factors for stroke
  • Prevalence of stroke in the UK
  • Risk factors
  • Reducing the risk of stroke and subsequent stroke
  • Importance of emergency response and treatment for stroke
  • Why stroke is a medical emergency
  • Actions to be taken in response to an emergency stroke
  • Impact on the individual
  • Correct early positioning for airway management
  • Reporting relevant and accurate history of the incident
  • The management of stroke
  • Support available
  • Agencies and resources
  • The most common types of arthritis
  • How arthritis affects the joints
  • The signs and symptoms
  • The possible causes of arthritis
  • The risks for arthritis
  • Treatment options and support services
  • How arthritis is diagnosed
  • Treatment options including: medication, surgery, physical therapies, complementary and alternative therapies
  • Support services including: The individual's GP, rheumatologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, podiatrists
  • Experience of living with arthritis
  • Strategies for managing the condition
  • Lifestyle changes
  • Psychological impact including: the individual, carers and relatives
  • Psychological distress
  • Key functions of the brain that are affected by dementia
  • Know why depression, delirium and age-related memory impairment may be mistaken for dementia
  • Key features of the theoretical models of dementia
  • The social model of dementia
  • Whey dementia should be viewed as a disability
  • Most common types of dementia and their causes
  • Most common causes of dementia
  • The likely signs and symptoms
  • Risk factors
  • Prevalence rates for different types of dementia
  • Factors relating to an individual’s experience of dementia
  • Attitudes and behaviours of others
  • The main signs and symptoms of Parkinson's disease
  • The possible underlying causes
  • Risk factors
  • Differences between young onset Parkinson's disease and traditional onset Parkinson's disease
  • Similarities between young onset Parkinson's disease and traditional onset Parkinson's disease
  • Conditions that may be mistaken for Parkinson's disease
  • Treatment options and support services
  • How Parkinson's disease is diagnosed
  • Treatment options including: medication, surgery, physical therapy, psychological interventions and complementary and alternative therapies
  • Support services including: Parkinson’s nurse specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists
  • Experience of living with Parkinson's disease
  • Strategies for managing the condition
  • Psychological impact of living with Parkinson's disease
  • Psychological distress
  • Attitudes and behaviours of others