Are you studying the Level 3 Extended Certificate or the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care at Alton in September? If so, you’re in the right place!
Health and Social Care practitioners need to develop a knowledge base for working with people at every stage of their lives, and they need to know how their own experiences relate to health and wellbeing. Although it is generally accepted that there may be deterioration in health with age following adulthood, medical intervention means people are living longer and have better life prospects. One of the first units you will study, Human Lifespan Development (which is externally examined), looks at life from 0 to end of life.
Please complete the below tasks, print and hand in on your first day.
Explain the importance of promoting equality and diversity for individuals with different needs. Consider this for the three people identified below:
Explain the skills and personal attributes (qualities) necessary for a range of people (including professionals) who care and support individuals with different needs – you may wish to reflect back on Activity 1.
‘Explain’ means to give an account of the purposes or reasons: ‘What, how, why…this is important because’.
Note: Identify the sources of information you have used i.e, books, journals, reliable and relevant internet sites.
Create a timeline that shows your development from birth to 10 years old; feel free to include scanned pictures in what you do. Include milestones in your development such as:
Watch ‘Child of Our Time Turning 20’ (also listed in resources on this page).
Having watched the documentary, write a 300-word summary describing, explaining and evaluating how the experiences identified have impacted the teenagers’ development (Physical, Intellectual, Emotional, Social).
“HSDC provided me with the opportunity for autonomous study and the choice of subjects that I wanted to study, which helped me develop relevant knowledge as well as relevant skills for the workplace.”Lucas Ratcliffe, A Level and CTEC student
The college is a bright and happy place, everyone is kind and friendly to each other.Megan Hall, A Level student
I got into both of the universities I wanted to. It happens so fast and it’s an amazing feeling when you think that all of the work you’ve done has paid off in the best way possible.Anton Sukhorukov, A Level student