Social care is the provision of social work, personal care, protection or social support services to
children or adults in need, or at risk, or adults with needs arising from illness, disability, old age or
Choosing a job in health and social care means you want to make a difference to other people’s lives
by supporting and caring for them, so they can thrive and their quality of life is enhanced.
To work in a professional manner and provide the best quality of care, you need to know the duties,
responsibilities and boundaries of your job.
This course will define social care and talk about why people choose it as a career and what its goals
and objectives are. It will also cover job descriptions, person-centred care, understanding code of
practices and the basics of government legislation. Finally it will touch on dealing with conflicts at
- Understanding social care
- Agreed ways of working
- Keeping up-to-date
- Working in partnership
- Resolving conflicts
Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)
Duration: 40 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.
It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).