Caring for adults
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Course learning outcomes
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- describe the role and responsibilities of carers
- recognise some of the basic concepts that will enable a person-centred approach to care
- identify the different needs of a cared-for person, at different stages of their care
- understand the impact that caring may have upon carers, and how this might be managed
- explain some of the legal responsibilities within the caring role.
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- 15 hours study
- Level 0: Beginner
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