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View Unit : Supporting the Vulnerable in Communities

Unit
Unit Reference Number
T/505/1532
Qualification Framework
QCF
Title
Supporting the Vulnerable in Communities
Unit Level
Level 4
Unit Sub Level
None
Guided Learning Hours
72
Unit Credit Value
12
Date of Withdrawal
SSAs
1.4 Public Services
Unit Grading Structure
Pass
Assessment Guidance

Coursework, Portfolio of Evidence, Practical Demonstration/Assignment, Written Examination

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

Understand ‘vulnerability’ and associated community support organisations

1.1

Explain definitions of ‘vulnerability’ in relation to people in communities

1.2

Explain which groups of people in communities might be recognised as ‘vulnerable’

1.3

Describe the types of organisations, professional practitioners and multi-agency partnerships that are available to support vulnerable people

1.4

Explain how vulnerable people are referred to relevant organisations

2

Understand the legislative framework and related issues for protecting vulnerable people

2.1

Summarise the laws which aim to protect vulnerable people including relevant international agreements and conventions

2.2

Compare and contrast various safeguarding procedures and health and safety policies, which are used by organisations to protect vulnerable people

2.3

Explain the type of ethical issues and dilemmas that might arise when working to support vulnerable people in communities

2.4

Explain how such issues might be addressed, in line with relevant legislation, policies and procedures

3

Understand working practices for supporting vulnerable groups in communities

3.1

Summarise the methods used to identify vulnerable people including relevant warning signs

3.2

Explain the methods used to assess the needs of vulnerable people

3.3

Compare examples of different interventions and initiatives that are used to support vulnerable people

3.4

Explain how vulnerable people can be empowered

3.5

Explain the specific care values that apply to working with vulnerable people

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