Type of qualification
Knowledge and competency
Where do I study
In the workplace
Length of the qualification
The qualification can usually be completed in 3-4 months
This qualification aims to upskill the workforce in stroke care to improve services and meet the projected outcomes of the National Stroke Strategy for England. It also contributes towards the Stroke Specific Education Framework. This qualification provides the opportunity to further develop knowledge around supporting individuals with stroke. It supports learners to understand:
• the impact of the effects of stroke on daily living
• associated complications for an individual with stroke
• changing physical needs of individuals affected by stroke
• communication factors affecting individuals following a stroke.
What will I learn:
To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management, learners are required to achieve 26 credits. 17 credits must be from the 4 mandatory units and 9 credits (a minimum of 2 units) from the optional units. A minimum of 20 credits must be achieved at level 3.
Unit 01: Stroke awareness
Unit 02: Understand stroke care management
Unit 03: Support individuals to manage dysphagia
Unit 04: Support individuals with specific communication needs
What does the course lead to:
The objectives of this qualification are to prepare learners for further training and to support a role in the workplace
This qualification supports progression to further learning in the following areas: • Level 2 and 3 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care • Level 2 and 3 Certificate for Working in the Health Sector • Level 3 Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care • Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management
How will I be assessed:
To be awarded the Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the chosen units. The Level 3 Certificate in Stroke Care Management is internally assessed.
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