NVQ Level 2 in Health & Social Care
NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care
What NVQ level should I be at?
An NVQ level 2 in Health and Social Care is the level of the following roles:
- healthcare assistants/support workers employed in acute health environments
- healthcare assistants/support workers employed in community and primary care environments
- care assistants/key workers employed in residential settings
- care assistants/key workers employed in domiciliary services
- care assistants/key workers employed in day services
- support workers employed in supported living projects
- community based care assistants/key workers including those employed in specialist areas such as dementia and learning disabilities.
- Personal assistants employed by the individual they support or their families
Author Yvonne Nolan really captures the necessary performance criteria for this course and details how to prepare for assessment, what you should know and the trends in health and social care. The book is fully illustrated and extremely easy to follow, making this book one of our favourites.
What types of tasks will be required for NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care?
Identify all sorts of hazards in the workplace
Assess risk levels and recommend action plans
Review your workplace assessment of risks
Carry out specific plan of care activities
Provide feedback on care activities
Contribute to revisions of care activities plan
Communicate with specific individuals
Access/update reports and records
Listen to individuals’ questions or concerns
Support individuals in the way they prefer
Treat people with respect
Assist in protecting individuals
Typical optional units:
Support individuals in how to obtain, store and prepare food
Support individuals in how to obtain household goods
Help others keep their homes safe and secure as well as healthy
Support others to maintain mobility
Support individuals to go to the toilet and getting dressed
Support others in moving from one place to another
Help those who are undertaking medical examinations or recovering from treatments
Recognising and dealing with risks of harm and abuse
Help maintain materials or equipment
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