- Tutors available online.
- Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
- Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.
Level 3 Diploma courses require a minimum prior learning to GCSE standard in order that students can manage their studies and the assumed knowledge within course content.
This unit examines current legislation in the UK related to service provision and care support for those with mental health care problems. This includes: Legislation and policy Eligibility criteria Meeting mental health care needs NSF standards Service user involvement Care choices Unit 8: The community mental health care team (CMHT) In this unit examinees the structure and aims of the CMHT and also outlines the roles and responsibilities of key members this includes · Community Mental Health Care Teams (CMHT) · Outreach teams · Crisis resolution teams · Early intervention team · In patient care Unit 9: Assessment of risk
This unit defines and discusses risk related to mental health conditions. This includes: · What is risk and how can it be assessed? · Risk and aggression within acute in patient wards · Managing risk in secondary and primary care · Community services and models · Monitoring risk in community settings · Voluntary admission and sectioning under the Mental Health Act Unit 10: The future of mental health and social care Mental health and social care provision and needs change quickly and therefore this is a dynamic state. In order to continue to provide effective and appropriate care the systems, agencies and society as a whole need to change at a commensurate rate. In this unit we explore current issues in mental health and social care including policy, funding, service provision and service user access. The unit concludes by discussing future care needs and how these will be accommodated politically, socially and economically. In addition we will discuss the role of society in mental health and social care provision and look at this from the perspective of an individual, family, community and nation Entry Requirements
All students must be 16 years of age and above.
Level 3 Diploma courses require a minimum prior learning to GCSE standard in order that students can manage their studies and the assumed knowledge within course content.Study Hours
Approximately 20 hours per unitAssessment Method
Final online multiple choice examination.
Please note that you can enrol on this course at anytime.Award
Diploma in Mental Health & Social Care
This course is Quality Assured by the Quality Licence Scheme
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course). Please note that this ABC certificate is only available to students enrolling on or after 01.04.15.
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Oxford Learning College has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.
The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Oxford Learning College to meet specific learners' and/or employers' requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers. Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.How can I progress
For more information on how to progress after completing this course, please click hereAdditional Information
You will receive a certificate from the College. A digital version is included in the price and will be emailed to you within 5 days of taking your online exam.
Should you require an embossed hard copy of your certificate to be sent to you by Special Delivery post, you can order this separately after taking your exam.
The course can be enrolled upon by students Internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.
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Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the Diploma. Support is provided by the tutor department for the duration of the course (1 year). Certification upon completion. All examination fees.