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Introducing the new Introducing the new Presentation Transcript

  • Introducingthe new
    Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF)
  • Dementia Care Training is changing in 2010
    National Dementia Strategy
    OBJECTIVE 13
    Achieve an informed and effective
    workforce for people with dementia
    Quality of Care
    Informed & Effective Workforce
    Skills for Care
    New Dementia Units as part of the QCF Diploma in Health & Social Care
    • 2 levels of qualification for dementia care workers: Level 2 & Level 3
    • 14 modules focused exclusively on dementia (8 mandatory, 6 optional)
    QCF
    A new, flexible qualifications system to recognise & reward learning & development in vocational studies
    QCFs will replace the old NVQs
    JPA is the dementia sector specialist commissioned to write the QCF Dementia Units
  • How does the QCF support employers?
    The new Dementia Units will help care providers comply with CQC regulations
    Outcome 12 (Regulation 21)
    RECRUITMENT PROCEDURES
    Workers must have the qualifications, skills and experience which are necessary for the work to be performed
    Outcome 13 (Regulation 22)
    STAFFING LEVELS
    Numbers of suitably qualified, skilled and experienced persons employed for the purpose of carrying on the regulated activities
    Outcome 14 (Regulation 23)
    TRAINING AND SUPPORT
    Supporting workers by ensuring that they receive appropriate training, professional development, supervision and appraisal. In addition, workers should be enabled to obtain further qualifications appropriate to the work they perform.
  • A new QCF Diploma in Health and Social Care
    These units allow learners to tailor the Diploma to their service
    These Units will be
    completed by all learners
    QCF
    Dementia
    Learning Disabilities
    Physical Disabilities
    Sensory Services
    Required Units B
    A range of optional units to reflect job role, dependent on Rules of Combination
    Optional Units
    Communication
    Equality and Diversity
    Personal Development
    Core Units
    Safeguarding adults in vulnerable situations
    Roles and Responsibilities
    Person-centred Support
    Health & Safety
    Required Units A
    DIPLOMA
    FOR EXAMPLE:
    FOR EXAMPLE:
    Dementia
    health & social care
  • What if a learner already has an NVQ in HSC?
    The Required Specialist Dementia Units can be:
    • As an Award (Level 2)
    • As a Certificate (Level 3)
  • Required Specialist Dementia Units
    QCF Dementia Units
    Level 2
    K = Knowledge unit | can be undertaken by learners before or while they are working with people with dementia
    S = Skills unit | only appropriate to those who are currently providing care and support to individuals
  • Required Specialist Dementia Units
    QCF Dementia Units
    Level 3
  • Learners can choose units at different levels
    60 hours at Level 2
    70 hours at Level 3
    Level (Content based)
    20 hours at Level 2
    Qualification Type (Time based)
  • JPA is leading the way for Dementia Care learning
    …with accredited materials and courses, mapped to the QCF dementia units:
    Courses
    • Train the Trainer
    • QCF Assessors
    • Induction, Foundation & Advanced Level for students
    Materials
    Trainer’s Guides
    Guide & CD
    Learner’s Workbooks
    Workbook & Learning Record
  • Leading the way in
    SKILLS FOR DEMENTIA CARE