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Unit 437 Promote assistive technology in social care

This unit is one of the Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care Optional Units and has the following learning outcomes and assessment criteria:

  1. 1. Understand the barriers to assistive technology
    1. 1.1 Analyse the barriers for individuals and others to assistive technology: a. social b. psychological c. economic d. organisational
    2. 1.2 Analyse barriers of own organisation to the offer of assistive technology including: a. policies b. procedures c. practices d. economic.
  2. 2. Be able to support the organisation to offer assistive technology
    1. 2.1 Evaluate how own organisation currently uses assistive technology a. internally b. for service delivery
    2. 2.2 Analyse available support networks for users of assistive technology within the organisation
    3. 2.3 Propose a strategy to reduce identified barriers to assistive technology for: a. individuals b. others c. own organisation
    4. 2.4 Contribute to the development of assistive technology: a. policies b. procedures c. practices
    5. 2.5 Obtain feedback from individuals and others to support future developments in the offer of assistive technology.
  3. 3. Be able to champion the use of assistive technology
    1. 3.1 Evaluate the skills and knowledge of others in using assistive technology
    2. 3.2 Support others’ knowledge of assistive technology through: a. information b. guidance c. training/education
    3. 3.3 Support others to implement assistive technology
    4. 3.4 Evaluate the impact of assistive technology on individuals
    5. 3.5 Propose a strategy to support self and others to: a. maintain own competence b. manage knowledge transfer

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