Caring for adults
Caring for adults

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Caring for adults

Taking my learning further

By studying this course you should now 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 responses might be managed
  • explain some of the legal responsibilities within the caring role.
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