BTEC Health and Social Care

Curriculum Mapping Document

Year

Term

Curriculum

Assessment

10

Autumn 1

Unit 6: The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing. Students spend this half-term examining the components of a balanced diet and exploring the effects of an unbalanced diet on our health and wellbeing.

Coursework – Learner Aim A (this continues into Autumn 2).

Autumn 2

Unit 6: The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing. Students will learn about the different factors that can affect our diets and they will learn how to produce meal plans that take into account different nutritional needs.

Coursework – Learner Aim A (continued from Autumn 1)

Spring 1

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Students will learn about the different life stages and how people develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially within each stage.  They will also explore the factors that can influence development.

Sample exam questions.   End of topic tests.

Spring 2

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Students will learn about expected and unexpected life events and the different forms of support available to people going through change.

Mock exam.

Summer 1

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Recap of unit content and revision for exam.

Unit 1 external exam.

Summer 2

Unit 6: The Impact of Nutrition on Health and Wellbeing. Recap over the content.

Coursework – Learner Aim B.

11

Autumn 1

Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values. Students learn about the values that underpin health and social care practice.

 

Autumn 2

Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values. Students will explore the concept of empowerment and how care workers can empower service users.

Coursework – Learner Aim A

Spring 1

Unit 2: Health and Social Care Values. Coursework. Unit 8: Individual Rights in Health and Social Care. Students will explore the individual rights of service users in health and social care.  They will also consider how care workers can uphold these rights, and the challenges in balancing different individual rights.

Coursework – Learner Aim B Coursework – Learner Aim A

Spring 2

Unit 8: Individual Rights in Health and Social Care. Students will learn about health and safety, including relevant legislation that must be followed.  They will also look at how to carry out risk assessments when planning activities with service users.

Coursework – Learner Aim B

Summer 1

Unit 8: Individual Rights in Health and Social Care. Students will assess the role of confidentiality in health and social care, including how it can be maintained and instances when confidentiality must be broken.

Coursework – Learner Aim C

Summer 2

 

 

12

Autumn 1

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Students will learn about PIES development across the life stages. Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care. Students will explore the roles and responsibilities of people who work in health and social care. Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the structure and function of the human body, including how cells work, characteristics of tissues, and the structure and function of body organs. Unit 6: Work Experience (Extended Diploma). Students will examine the benefits of work experience in health and social care and will develop a plan to support their learning and development. Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice. Students will examine how a duty of care contributes to safe practice in health and social care settings.

End of half-term test.

Autumn 2

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Students will explore factors that affect growth and development. Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care. Students will explore the roles and responsibilities of people who work in health and social care. Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the structure and function of the human body, including energy in the body and human genetics. Unit 6: Work Experience (Extended Diploma). Students will examine the benefits of work experience in health and social care and will develop a plan to support their learning and development. Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice. Students will learn about different types of abuse and neglect and will investigate how to investigate concerns about abuse and neglect taking place in health and social care settings. Students will also investigate the influence of health and safety legislation and policies.

End of term test. End of topic test. Coursework: Assignment 1 - Learner Aims A and B. Coursework:

Spring 1

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Students will consider the impact of different types of life events and will start to examine the effects of ageing. Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care. Students will learn about the organisations who regulate health and social care delivery and the responsibilities of organisations towards people who work in health and social care. Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the structure, function and disorders of body systems, including homeostatic mechanisms, the cardio-vascular system, and the respiratory system. Unit 7: Principles of Safe Practice. Students will explore procedures and responsibilities to maintain health and safety and respond to accidents and emergencies in health and social care settings. Unit 19: Nutritional Health (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the concepts of nutritional health and characteristics of essential nutrients, and will examine factors affecting dietary intake and nutritional health.

End of topic test. End of topic test. End of half-term test Coursework: Assignment 2 – Learner Aims C and D.

Spring 2

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Students will examine the effects of ageing. Revision. Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care. Students will examine the issues associated with working with individuals with specific needs in health and social care. Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the structure, function and disorders of body systems, including the skeletal system, the muscular system, and the digestive system. Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs. Students will examine principles, values and skills which underpin meeting the care and support needs of individuals. Unit 19: Nutritional Health (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the concepts of nutritional health and characteristics of essential nutrients, and will examine factors affecting dietary intake and nutritional health.

Trial exam. End of topic test. Coursework: Assignment 1 – Learner Aims A and B.

Summer 1

Unit 1: Human Lifespan Development. Revision. Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care. Revision. Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the structure, function and disorders of body systems, including the nervous system, the endocrine system, and the lymphatic and immune systems. Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs. Students will examine the ethical issues involved when providing care and support to meet individual needs.  They will also investigate the principles behind enabling individuals with care and support needs to overcome challenges. Unit 19: Nutritional Health (Extended Diploma). Students will learn how to plan nutrition to improve individuals’ nutritional health.

Unit 1 external exam. End of topic test.

Summer 2

Unit 2: Working in Health and Social Care. Revision. Unit 3: Anatomy and Physiology (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the structure, function and disorders of body systems, including the renal system and the reproductive system. Unit 5: Meeting Individual Care and Support Needs. Coursework. Unit 19: Nutritional Health (Extended Diploma). Students will learn how to plan nutrition to improve individuals’ nutritional health.

Unit 2 external exam. End of year test. Coursework: Assignment 1 – Learner Aims A, B and C. Coursework: Assignment 2 – Learner Aim C.

13

Autumn 1

Unit 2: Equality, Diversity and Individual Rights. Students will complete the Merit and Distinction work for this unit, which started in Year 12. Unit 6: Personal and Professional Development. Students will reflect on their work experience placements and examine the benefits on their personal and professional development. Unit 7: Sociological Perspectives in Health and Social Care. Students will learn about different sociological perspectives, such as Feminism, Marxism, and Functionalism.  They will also consider sociological concepts of health and illness. Unit 11: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the different types of abuse and neglect that can affect vulnerable adults, and the indicators of these types of abuse.  They will also examine factors that increase the likelihood of abuse and neglect occurring. Unit 14: Physiological Disorders (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about the signs, symptoms and causes of strokes and ovarian cancer.  They will also investigate the tests used to diagnose the two disorders. Unit 19: Applied Sociological Perspectives. Students will examine the concepts of inequality. Unit 30: Health Psychology. Students will learn about theories of behaviour change and will consider factors that may influence responses to health and illness. Unit 34: Human Inheritance. Students will learn about the process of meiosis. 

Coursework: M2, M3, D1, D2. Coursework: work experience diary and reflection piece. Coursework: P1, P2. Coursework: P1, P2, P3, P4, P5, P6. Coursework: P1, P2, P3, M1. Coursework: P1, P2, M1, D1. Coursework: P1, P2. Coursework: P1.

Autumn 2

Unit 7: Sociological Perspectives in Health and Social Care. Students will assess the biomedical and sociomedical models of health. Unit 11: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (Extended Diploma). Students will explore legislation, policies and regulations that underpin safeguarding practice.  They will also assess how multidisciplinary teams work together to reduce the risk of abuse and neglect. Unit 14: Physiological Disorders (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about care pathways and care strategies for ovarian cancer and strokes. Unit 19: Applied Sociological Perspectives. Students will learn about demographic changes and how these influence health and illness. Unit 30: Health Psychology. Students will examine specific health psychology issues. Unit 34: Human Inheritance. Students will learn about factors that may affect the reproductive process.

Coursework: P2, M1. Coursework: M1, M2, M3, D1, D2. Coursework: P4, P5, M2, M3, D1, D2. Coursework: P3, P4, M2 Coursework: P3, M2, D1. Coursework: P2, M1.

Spring 1

Unit 7: Sociological Perspectives in Health and Social Care. Students will investigate patterns and trends in health and illness, and will examine sociological reasons for these. Unit 11: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults (Extended Diploma). Students will explore legislation, policies and regulations that underpin safeguarding practice.  They will also assess how multidisciplinary teams work together to reduce the risk of abuse and neglect. Unit 14: Physiological Disorders (Extended Diploma). Students will learn about care pathways and care strategies for ovarian cancer and strokes. Unit 19: Applied Sociological Perspectives. Students will examine the concepts of inequality and investigate how this affects health and illness. Unit 23: Complementary Therapies.nStudents will investigate different complementary therapies and will examine the factors that can affect access to these therapies. Unit 27: Dealing With Challenging Behaviour (Extended Diploma). Students will investigate the characteristics and causes of challenging behaviour. Unit 30: Health Psychology. Students will examine models of stress and will learn about coping strategies for stress. Unit 34: Human Inheritance. Students will learn about the structure of chromosomes and their role in reproduction. Unit 40: Dementia Care (Extended Diploma) Students will explore types of dementia and their signs and symptoms.  They will also consider the possible effects of dementia on an individual’s quality of life.

Coursework: P3, M2, D1. Coursework: M1, M2, M3, D1, D2. Coursework: P4, P5, M2, M3, D1, D2. Coursework: P5, M3, D2. Coursework: P1, M1, D1. Coursework: P1, M1. Coursework: P4, M2, D1. Coursework: P3, M2, D1 Coursework: P1, P2, M1.

Spring 2

Unit 19: Applied Sociological Perspectives. Students will examine the concepts of inequality and investigate how this affects health and illness. Unit 23: Complementary Therapies. Students will investigate how complementary therapies are regulated.  They will also examine the principles of complementary therapies and their role in relation to orthodox treatments. Unit 27: Dealing With Challenging Behaviour (Extended Diploma). Students will examine the legislation that relates to challenging behaviour. Unit 30: Health Psychology. Students will learn about the role of psychology in understanding chronic and terminal illnesses. Unit 34: Human Inheritance. Students will examine the key principles of genetics. Unit 40: Dementia Care (Extended Diploma) Students will learn about legislation and frameworks that govern work with individuals with dementia.

Coursework: P5, M3, D2. Coursework: P2, P3,P4, M2, D1. Coursework: P2. Coursework: P5, M3. Coursework: P4. Coursework: P3.

Summer 1

Unit 19: Applied Sociological Perspectives. Students will examine the concepts of inequality and investigate how this affects health and illness. Unit 23: Complementary Therapies. Students will examine the advantages and disadvantages of complementary therapies in maintaining health and wellbeing. Unit 27: Dealing With Challenging Behaviour (Extended Diploma). Students will explore strategies to minimise the effects of challenging behaviour. Unit 34: Human Inheritance. Students will explore the principles of reproductive and gene technologies and their implications for individuals and society.  They will also examine the ethical dilemmas associated with the use of reproductive and gene technologies. Unit 40: Dementia Care (Extended Diploma) Students will examine the roles and responsibilities of health and social care workers in improving the health and quality of life of individuals with dementia.

Coursework: P5, M3, D2. Coursework: P5, M3, D2. Coursework: P3, M2, D1. Coursework: P5, P6, M3, D2. Coursework: P4, M2, D1.

Summer 2