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Unit 303 - Principles and Values

This unit provides learners with the understanding, knowledge and skills required to work to the values and principles in health and social care within the boundaries of their own role and responsibilities. It will provide an understanding of relevant legislation, guidelines and standards and the importance of working in an inclusive way.

Upon completion of this unit, the learner will:

  • Be able to establish consent when providing care or support

  • Be able to work in a person-centred way

  • Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice

  • Be able to support positive risk taking for individuals

  • Be able to implement and promote active participation, collaboration and wellbeing

  • Be able to support the individual’s right to choices

  • Know how to recognise signs of abuse

  • Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse and harm

  • Understand the national and local context of safeguarding and protection from abuse

  • Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices

  • Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion

  • Be able to work in an inclusive way to promote diversity, equality and inclusion

Our blended learning approach means you have the flexibility to build your knowledge at a pace that works you via our online portfolio of learning materials. Whilst any practical training requirements can be delivered at one of our Training Centres in Antrim, Armagh, Ballymena, Banbridge, Belfast, Newtownabbey, Dublin and Monaghan. Alternatively, we can deliver the practical training within your workplace, or any other suitable venue in Northern Ireland (NI) or the Republic of Ireland.

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