Level 3 Care and Support Bundle (Mental Health, Dementia, Autism)

Here at The Skills Network we are always striving to make learning with us as easy and affordable as possible. Our level 3 Care and Support bundle combines three of our most popular health and social care courses in one package. It includes all the same benefits as our individual courses, but with the added bonuses of a lower overall cost and less hassle than purchasing and enrolling on each course separately.

PAYMENTS

Initial deposit: £120

Monthly payments: £53.95

Payment duration: 20 months

*Based on a minimum 10% initial deposit. Payment plan can be customised at checkout.


Save £100 compared to if you purchased these courses separately!

The Courses

Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health

This qualification is designed to provide you with a thorough understanding of mental health and the importance of mental well-being. It will not only provide you with a more comprehensive understanding of mental health, but it will also give you the knowledge required to work in a variety of roles within both the mental health and social care sector. This course covers the context of mental health and well-being and the promotion of it, associated issues and consequences with mental health problems, understanding mental ill health and working in mental health.


Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism

Today, over 700,000 people in the UK are autistic, meaning that 2.8m people have a relative on the autism spectrum. The condition affects people of all ages and while it is incurable, the right support at the right time can make an enormous difference to people's lives. This qualification will provide you with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of autism and how to support, interact and communicate with individuals with autism.


Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care

This qualification is designed to provide you with thorough knowledge of dementia and dementia care and is ideal if you are already employed in the health and social care sector and wish to upskill further, or if you have a friend or family member who has dementia.

By studying this course you will develop an in-depth understanding of dementia and its effects, explore the various types of dementia and the importance of early diagnosis, as well as focusing on person-centred approaches to dementia care, the role of communication, interaction and inclusion in dementia care and support.

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  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Mental Health:

Unit 1: Understanding the context of mental health and well-being

Throughout this unit, you will gain an understanding of a range of current mental health legislation and how it has evolved over time. You will study the social consequences of mental health problems and explain how professional approaches and practices have changed.

Unit 2: Promotion of mental health and well-being

This unit explores the factors that influence mental health and well-being at specific stages of a person’s life, from infancy through to late adulthood, with consideration given to how the effects of adverse childhood experiences and economic, social and personal factors contribute to overall mental health and well-being.

Unit 3: Mental health problems: associated issues and consequences

In this unit, you will go on to understand the effects that mental health problems have, not only for an individual, but the impact on their families and society. The effects of substance and alcohol misuse and the links between these and mental health diagnosis is explored, along with the connections between mental health problems and offending.

Unit 4: Understanding mental ill health

A range of mental health conditions including anxiety, eating, mood, personality, sleeping and psychotic disorders as well as dementia, are covered in this unit. At the end of this unit, you will be able to explain the process of producing a person-centred mental health care plan and how the mental health worker can support recovery for those in care.

Unit 5: Working in mental health

This unit focuses on professional standards and codes of practice combined with the mental health worker using reflective practice and identifying their own personal development plan. The roles of other professionals who provide mental health services, including occupational therapists, nutritionists, pharmacists, social workers and those offering housing and employment advice, are also covered, with an emphasis on how partnership working can improve outcomes for people with mental health problems.


  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism:

Unit 1: Autism in context

In this unit, you will cover the historical context of autism, the diagnosis and characteristics of autism, the legislative framework applicable to autism, and how autism is represented in society.

Unit 2: Positive behavioural support for individuals with autism

This unit covers behaviour within the context of autism and how to promote an autism-friendly environment. You will also learn about how to promote individual positive behavioural support and the interventions that are used in behavioural support.

Unit 3: Understand support and management of transitions for individuals with autism

In this unit, you will learn about how transitions can affect people with autism, how to support young people with autism to make the transition into adulthood, and how to support individuals with autism into employment.

Unit 4: Therapeutic interventions and support available for individuals with autism and co-occurring conditions

This unit covers the range of therapeutic interventions available to individuals with autism. You will also learn about the services available to individuals with autism and their families, and co-occurring conditions and their treatments.

Unit 5: Communication and social interaction with individuals with autism

In this unit, you will learn about the differences in social interactions and communications associated with autism, how communication can be adapted to support positive interactions and communication with individuals with autism, and a range of strategies and aids used to support communication and social interaction for individuals with autism.

Unit 6: Safeguarding and resilience in autism

In the final unit of this course, you will learn how to raise concerns about potential or actual harm, abuse or exploitation, how to support the health, safety and well-being of individuals, how the legislative framework safeguards children, young people and adults with autism, and about how and when restrictive practices might be used within legal guidelines.


  • Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care:

Unit 1: Understanding dementia

This unit will introduce you to the most common types of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. You will study the causes, effects and risk factors of dementia and gain an understanding of the importance of early diagnosis.

Unit 2: Understand how person-centered approaches are used to underpin the care and support of individuals with dementia

Throughout this unit you will gain an understanding of the importance of person-centered care for individuals with dementia. You will consider how each individual’s experience of dementia is different and how they can be supported.

Unit 3: Principles of communication and interaction in dementia care and support

This unit will introduce you to various ways in which individuals with dementia may communicate. You will discover the factors that could influence interactions and communication, and develop your understanding of how communication is an effective part of caring for and supporting individuals with dementia.

Unit 4: Supporting positive interaction, occupation and activity in dementia care

This unit will enhance your understanding of the range and benefits of positive interactions in dementia care. You will discover the importance of promoting identity and inclusion and will also investigate how individuals with dementia can engage in activities.

Unit 5: Principles of equality, diversity and inclusion in dementia care and support

You will develop your understanding of the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion within the context of dementia care. This unit highlights how to recognise and challenge discrimination and oppressive practices.

Unit 6: Understand how to support individuals with dementia to exercise choice and rights

This unit will provide you with an understanding of how the rights of individuals with dementia are protected, and how to support individuals with dementia to exercise choice and make decisions involving carers and others.

Unit 7: Principles of the administration of medication and well-being of individuals with dementia

You will develop your understanding of the common medications that could be used for individuals with dementia and the actions to take in the event of side effects or adverse reactions.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Lower overall cost compared to if you were to purchase the courses individually
  • Work saves automatically to ensure it's never lost
  • Less hassle - purchase all three courses in one go
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials
  • One to one Tutor support available 7 days a week via phone, email or online
  • Your own designated Learner Support Advisor to help you throughout the course
  • Boost your earning potential
  • 0% interest flexible direct debit plans with no credit checks needed
  • Achieve a nationally recognised level 3 qualification which is equivalent to an A level qualification.
  • Perfect for school and college leavers looking to develop a career path
  • Perfect for short-term opportunities as well as long-term
  • All inclusive - resources, certificates, support and more included

Key Information

Full Cost Price £1199.00
Course Price £1199.00
Course Length 60 weeks
Course Level Level 3
Learning Method(s)

Online learning
materials with
online assessment

Paper based
learning materials and
paper based assessment

Paper based
learning materials
with online assessment





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