All children and young people deserve to be safe and well cared for within a safe and protective environment. This qualification looks at best practice for providing care for children and young people.
A good knowledge of legislation and the healthcare system, as well as an understanding of signs and symptoms of various conditions, is essential for anyone working with individuals with learning disabilities.
Insufficient nutrition can lead to a variety of health-threatening conditions. Understanding the benefits of a balanced diet and the role of nutrition in the prevention and treatment of disease is fundamental.
Emotional well-being is just as important as a child’s mental health; therefore, it is important for those working with children and young people to have a good understanding of the concepts, risk factors and impact of mental health.