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 ⇒ Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 3 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 385 Understand how to provide support when working in end of life care ⇒ 6.1 Identify a range of symptoms that may be related to an individual’s condition, pre-existing conditions and treatment itself

6.1 Identify a range of symptoms that may be related to an individual’s condition, pre-existing conditions and treatment itself

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units
Unit: Unit 385 Understand how to provide support when working in end of life care
Learning outcome: 6 Understand how symptoms might be identified in end of life care
Assessment criteria: 6.1 Identify a range of symptoms that may be related to an individual’s condition, pre-existing conditions and treatment itself

  • Symptoms that can be related to an individual’s condition, pre-existing conditions and treatment itself can include:
    • Loss of appetite
    • Changes to and difficulties with breathing
    • Difficulty swallowing
    • Changes in temperature
    • Pressure sores
    • Reduced cognition
    • Reduced mobility

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