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​​Health and Social Care at Stringer


OCR GCSE (Double Award) in Health and Social Care is made up four mandatory units, two of which are externally assessed (exams) and two that are internally assessed (coursework to be completed in school only) and externally moderated.

GCSE Health and Social Care - Structure
Unit 1: Health, Social Care and Early Years Provision
Assessment - internally through a Control Assessment with external moderation.
The range of care needs of major client groups
The ways people can obtain services and the possible barriers that could prevent people from gaining access to services
The types of services that exist to meet client group needs and how they are organised
The principles of care that underpin all care work
The main work roles and skills of people who provide health, social care and early year's services
Unit 2: Understanding Personal Development and Relationships
Assessment - a one hour external assessment (exam).
The stages and pattern of human growth and development
The different factors that can affect human growth and development
The development of self-concept and different types of relationships
Major life changes and sources of support
Unit 3: Promoting Health and Wellbeing
Assessment - a standard paper based Control Assessment that will be internally assessed and externally moderated.
Defining the health and wellbeing of individuals
Interpreting physical measures of health
Factors that positively affect health and wellbeing
Risks to health and wellbeing
Health promotion and improvement methods
Unit 4: Safeguarding and Protecting Individuals
Assessment - a one hour external assessment (exam).
Safeguarding Individuals
Infection control
First aid practice
How to recognise potential risks to safety and how to reduce risks in settings

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