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View Unit : Support individuals to manage continence

Unit
Unit Reference Number
J/601/8058
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Support individuals to manage continence
Unit Level
Level 2
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
19
Unit Credit Value
3
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.3 Health and Social Care
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Unit must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development's QCF Assessment Principles

Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria
Learning Outcome - The learner will:Assessment Criterion - The learner can:
1

Understand factors that affect the management of continence

1.1

Explain how difficulties with continence can affect an individual’s self esteem, health and their day to day activities

1.2

List common causes of difficulties with continence

1.3

Explain how an individual’s personal beliefs and values may affect the management of continence

1.4

Describe ways to protect an individual’s privacy whilst managing continence

2

Be able to support individuals to manage their own continence

2.1

Encourage an individual to express preferences and concerns about continence needs

2.2

Support the individual to understand the effects of lifestyle on continence

2.3

Explain how and when to access additional guidance about support for continence

3

Be able to support the use of equipment to manage continence

3.1

Access information about continence equipment recommended for the individual

3.2

Agree with the individual their preferred times and places for using continence equipment

3.3

Agree the level and type of support required for use of equipment

3.4

Support the individual to use continence equipment in ways that respect dignity and privacy and promote active participation

4

Be able to support continence safely

4.1

Identify risks that may arise while supporting continence

4.2

Encourage the individual to maintain personal hygiene whilst managing continence

4.3

Dispose of used equipment and soiled materials safely

4.4

Ensure the environment is clean, tidy and accessible before and after use

4.5

Use protective equipment, protective clothing and hygiene techniques to minimise risks

5

Be able to monitor and report on support for managing continence

5.1

Use agreed processes to monitor continence and support for managing continence

5.2

Record and report on support for managing continence in agreed ways

Equivalent Units
There are no equivalences to display.
2.4.6.0L