This qualification recognises the skills, knowledge and competence required of an individual in order to work in an unsupervised capacity, including the values and principles of adult social care and the ability to plan and deliver chair–based exercise to either disabled adults or frailer older adults.
Learners will cover:
Knowledge and understanding relating to the qualification:
- The values and principles of adult social care
- Knowledge and understanding of chair-based exercise and its value with adults in care and community settings, including frailer older adults and disabled adults
- The difference between chair-based exercise and physical activity
- The impact of body systems changes associated with ageing, disability and inactivity
- The structure and content of a chair-based exercise session
- How to plan for frailer older adults or disabled adults
There is no pre-requisite for this course however the following unit requires the learner has knowledge of body systems:
Understanding the value of chair-based exercise with frailer older adults and disabled adults (T/504/0806) Learning outcome 1.
If the learner does not have existing knowledge then the tutor will need to ensure appropriate knowledge is covered on the programme of learning eg, Anatomy and Physiology for Exercise or something similar.
Learners must complete the two mandatory units:
• Unit 1: Introduction to the Values and Principles of Adult Social Care
• Unit 2: Understand the Value of Chair-Based Exercise with Frailer Adults and Disabled Adults
(Learners must complete 1 unit to achieve 3 credits)
• Unit 3: Plan and Deliver Chair-Based Exercise for Frailer Older Adults
• Unit 4: Plan and Deliver Chair-Based Exercise for Disabled Adults