You will also learn to appreciate the impact that diet and lifestyle can have on an individual’s health and well-being. During the course you will explore how to meet individual needs and the importance of effective communication within a health and social care setting. All demonstrating how to achieve successful health care and social care for the public. Health and Social Care at Painsley Catholic College aims to examine the health of the nation and the impact internal and external factors can have on an individual’s health and well-being.
In year 12 the core areas will be explored such as development from birth to death. The roles and responsibilities of professionals and their professional conduct within their jobs. Person centred care and meeting individual care and support needs; and an understanding of specific physiological disorders. These units aim to offer information for the foundation of which health and social care stems from. Units 1 and 2 will be examined. Units 5 and 14 will be internally assessed by coursework. All will be graded at a L3 Pass, merit or distinction.
In year 13 the units become more applied and investigate specific areas of health and social care. Including psychological perspectives and their influence on understanding the causes and treatments of illness. The implications of and desired public health and the application of research and its importance within future treatments and services provided. Unit 4 will be externally examined. Units 11, 7 and 8 will be internally examined by coursework. All will be graded at a L3 pass, merit or distinction.
Year 12 and Year 13: Ms A Dudley (Head of Department)
Extracurricular and trips include:
Year 12: University visits
Year 13: Charity events (2021 Colour Obstacle Rush & MacMillan coffee morning)