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 ⇒ Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 3 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 380 Understand advance care planning

Unit 380 Understand advance care planning

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 Understand the principles of advance care planning
    1. 1.1 Describe the difference between a daily care or support plan and an advance care plan
    2. 1.2 Explain the purpose of advance care planning
    3. 1.3 Identify the national, local and organisational agreed ways of working for advance care planning
    4. 1.4 Explain the legal position of advance care plan
    5. 1.5 Explain what is meant by mental capacity in relation to advance care planning
    6. 1.6 Explain what is meant be informed consent in relation to advance care planning
  2. 2 Understand the process of advance care planning
    1. 2.1 Explain when advance care planning may be introduced
    2. 2.2 Outline who may be involved in the advance care planning process
    3. 2.3 Describe information an individual may need to enable them to make informed decisions
    4. 2.4 Explain what is involved in an ‘Advance Decision to Refuse Treatment’
    5. 2.5 Explain what is meant by a ‘Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation’ (DNACPR)
    6. 2.6 Explain how the individual’s capacity to discuss advance care planning may influence their role in the process
    7. 2.7 Explain role of the care worker in the advance care planning process and sources of support available
    8. 2.8 Describe how personal beliefs and attitudes can affect participation in the advance care planning process
    9. 2.9 Identify how an advance care plan can change over time
    10. 2.10 outline the principles of record keeping in advance care planning 2.11 describe when details of the advance care plan can be shared with others
  3. 3 Understand person centred approaches to advance care planning
    1. 3.1 Describe factors an individual may consider when creating their advance care plan
    2. 3.2 Explain the importance of respecting the individual’s values, beliefs and choices
    3. 3.3 Identify how the needs of others may need to be taken into account when planning advance care
    4. 3.4 Explain how to support an individual to exercise their right not to create an advance care plan
    5. 3.5 Outline actions to take when an individual is unable to participate in advance care planning
    6. 3.6 Explain how individual’s care or support plan may be affected by an advance care plan
  4. 4 Understand safe working practices when supporting individuals using technological aids
    1. 4.1 Identify safety concerns that may arise for an individual when using a technological aid
    2. 4.2 Describe actions that can be taken to enhance safety of an individual when using a technological aid
    3. 4.3 Explain how to report a safety concern about a technological aid
    4. 4.4 Explain why it is important that technological aids are serviced and maintained in good working order
    5. 4.5 Explain how to maintain confidentiality of information when using technological aids

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