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 ⇒ Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 3 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 379 Supporting individuals using technologies in health and care settings

Unit 379 Supporting individuals using technologies in health and care settings

This unit is one of the Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1 Know technologies available to individuals in health and care settings
    1. 1.1 Define the terms ‘assistive technology‘ and ‘self-monitoring technology’
    2. 1.2 State the principles behind ‘telehealth’ and ‘telecare’
    3. 1.3 Describe when it may be appropriate for individuals to use ‘telehealth’ or ‘telecare’
    4. 1.4 Describe the function of a range of technological aids used in health and care settings
    5. 1.5 Explain how technological aids can enhance the services provided for individuals in own area of work
  2. 2 Understand the use of technological aids with individuals in health and care settings
    1. 2.1 Explain why it is important to gain an individual’s valid consent before using technological aids
    2. 2.2 Explain how to use a range of technological aids safely according to agreed ways of working and manufacturer’s instructions
    3. 2.3 Describe how technological aids can be utilised to promote the well-being of an individual
    4. 2.4 Explain how to encourage active participation of individuals when using technological aids
  3. 3 Understand how to support individuals using telecare or telehealth systems in health and care settings
    1. 3.1 Explain how individuals benefit from the use of telecare and telehealth systems
    2. 3.2 Identify a range of activities an individual may need support with when using a telecare system
    3. 3.3 Identify a range of activities an individual may need support with when using a telehealth system
    4. 3.4 Explain own role in supporting individuals using telecare and telehealth systems

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