⇒ Level 4 Diploma in Adult Care ⇒ Level 4 Diploma Optional Units ⇒ Unit 706 Promote rights and values in assistive technology in social care

Unit 706 Promote rights and values in 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 rights and values for assistive technology
    1. 1.1 Describe where human rights are enshrined in legislation and codes of practice
    2. 1.2 Explain how assistive technology can promote an individual’s human rights
    3. 1.3 Explain how assistive technology may conflict with an individual’s human rights
    4. 1.4 Explain the possible conflicts of interest where assistive technology may be adopted as a substitute for direct support
    5. 1.5 Explain how to support an individual and others to challenge implementation of assistive technology.
  2. 2. Understand how assistive technology can support dignity, autonomy, privacy and confidentiality of an individual and others
    1. 2.1 Explain ways in which assistive technology can promote: a. dignity b. autonomy c. privacy d. confidentiality
    2. 2.2 Explain the potential of assistive technology to breach an individual’s: a. dignity b. autonomy c. privacy d. confidentiality
    3. 2.3 Explain how assistive technology may gather personal data about individuals and others
    4. 2.4 Explain the safeguards that can be put in place to protect personal data.
  3. 3. Be able to support the dignity, autonomy, privacy and confidentiality of an individual and others in the implementation of assistive technology
    1. 3.1 Support an individual and others to understand the benefits of assistive technology to their: a. dignity b. autonomy c. privacy d. confidentiality
    2. 3.2 Work with an individual and others to address conflicts between proposed assistive technology solution and their human rights
    3. 3.3 Support an individual and others to understand the risks of assistive technology to their:
    4. 3.4 Ensure an individual and others are informed about the use of their personal data.

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