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Y8 Options- Health & Social Care

Head of Department:

Miss C Howard

Examining Board:

Edexcel

 

What Will I Study?

Unit 1 Human Lifespan Development

  • Understand human growth and development across life stages and the factors that affect it.
  • Investigate how individuals deal with life event.

Unit 2 Health and Social Care Services & Values

  • Understand the different types of health and social care services and barriers to accessing them
  • Demonstrate care values and review own practice

Unit 3 Health and Wellbeing

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of factors that affect health and wellbeing
  • Interpret health indicators
  • Design a person-centred health and wellbeing improvement plan
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of how to overcome obstacles relating to health and wellbeing improvement plans

  The components focus on:

  • The development of core knowledge and understanding of human growth and development, how people deal with major life events, health and social care services
  • The development and application of skills such as: practical demonstration of care values, together with the ability to reflect on own performance
  • Reflective practice through the development of skills and techniques that allow learners to respond to feedback and identify areas for improvement using relevant presentation techniques, for example a logbook

How Will I Be Assessed?

Unit 1 Human Lifespan Development & Unit 2 Health and Social Care Services & Values will require students to complete a series of tasks which will be added to their portfolios and will assessed internally and moderated externally.

Unit 3 Health and Wellbeing will be a 2 hour external assessment.

 

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