5N2705 Care Provision

This module may be used as an elective module of any of the healthcare major awards and is designed to enable the learner to understand the roles and responsibilities of care workers, the needs of groups requiring care and the interpersonal qualities needed to work in a range of care environments.

Learning Outcomes

• Identify a range of specific groups in need of care in the community to include children, adolescents, adults, older people, those with special needs
• Discuss the care in the community needs of these specific groups to include their physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs
• Summarise the role of a care worker with a range of different client groups to include specialists working in statutory and voluntary care provision
• Discuss the caring qualities necessary for working with different client groups
• Examine the skills involved in total patient care
• Demonstrate caring qualities when working with people in care situations to include recognition of their requirements for privacy, independence, dignity and positive self-image
• Employ a range of interpersonal qualities to include awareness of the different feelings of clients, relatives and colleagues in specific situations and positive responses to the needs of these groups
• Give assistance with total patient care in the workplace to include the correct use of basic tools and equipment
• Suggest how the care in the community needs of a range of specific groups can be met to include a typical daily routine that aids their physical, social, intellectual, emotional and spiritual well-being
• Contribute to planned activities with clients in the workplace
• Recognise the therapeutic value of leisure pursuits and social activities for clients.


• Assignment 60%
• Skills Demonstration 40%


Successful completion of this component award enables the learner to transfer to programmes leading to other certificates where this component is an elective requirement