Holistic Care for People Living with Long Term Conditions Level 5


Holistic Care for People Living with Long Term Conditions Level 5
Holistic Care for People Living with Long
Term Conditions
Level 5 Module
Supporting your patients, improving your knowledge
This module is designed for both qualified and non-qualified staff working in
primary, secondary and community care, who support patients with long term
Conditions such as diabetes, dementia or COPD currently affect 20-30% of the UK’s
adult population, and numbers are expected to increase substantially in the next
This module provides a holistic overview of the area, equipping you with the
knowledge, skills and attitude to confidently support and manage people living with
chronic diseases, and to give them confidence to self-manage their condition. It is
delivered by distance learning using comprehensive study materials and is accredited
by The Open University.
This module is compulsory for those taking the Diploma of Higher Education in Long
Term Conditions.
Course information
1. http://www.health.vic.gov.au/agedcare/maintaining/downloads/healthy_litreview.pdf
You will learn:
4 months
Written distance learning
The burden of long term conditions and the impact on patients
To facilitate patient self-management and self-care
How to implement effective disease management
How to support people with terminal illness
To apply ongoing professional development abilities within a multidisciplinary team
2,500 word assignment
Cost: £460
By the end of the module you will be able to:
Discuss the management of long term conditions
Assess the principal issues in managing people with long term conditions
Examine the principles of patient-centred care
Develop practices to promote choice, reduce the risk of complications and
improve quality of life
• Identify and evaluate your management of long term conditions
Accredited by
The Open University
with 15 CATS points
at Academic Level 5
Find out more . . .
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