The Lead Practitioner in Adult Care will guide and inspire team members to make positive differences to someone’s life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional, psychological or intellectual challenges. They will have specialist skills and knowledge in their area of responsibilities which will allow them to lead in areas such as care needs assessment, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, rehabilitation and enablement, telecare and assistive technology.
As well as covering Lead Practitioners in Adult Care this standard also covers Lead Personal Assistants who can work at this senior level but they may only work directly for one individual who needs support and/or care services, usually within their own home.
Typically 18 months
You will learn:
Tasks and responsibilities –
Statutory frameworks, standards, guidance and Codes of Practice which underpin practice in relation to the safe delivery of services
Theories underpinning own practice and competence relevant to the job role
Principles of assessment and outcome based practice
Principles of risk management
Dignity and human rights –
How to contribute to, promote and maintain a culture which ensures dignity is at the centre of practice
Effective communication and solutions to overcoming barriers
Legal and ethical frameworks in relation to confidentiality and sharing information
Range of technologies to enhance communication
Legislation, national and local solutions for the safeguarding of adults and children including reporting requirements
Health and wellbeing –
Models of monitoring, reporting and responding to changes in health and wellbeing
Range of holistic solutions to promote and maintain health and wellbeing using person centred approaches
Importance of effective partnerships, inter-agency, joint and integrated working
Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care.
What can you do with this qualification:
Typical Job Roles Include: Dementia Lead, Physiotherapy Assistant, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Public Health Associate Worker.
Registration for this Course:
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