Level 5 (RQF) Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care

  • RQF Diploma
  • Level: Management
  • Study time: 800 hours
Complete your Level 3 (RQF) Diploma in Adult Care qualification with Care Academy
Regulated Qualifications Framework
Exclusive course content for those currently studying for the Level 5 (RQF) Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care through Care Academy.

  • Assessment: This qualification is assessed via a portfolio of evidence and is worth 80 credits.

What's included?

  • Ebooks
  • PDF documents to help enhance your learning
  • Videos
  • External links for further reading
  • Lessons to help direct you with your learning

Assessment

This qualification is assessed via a portfolio of evidence. This qualification is worth 80 credits.

You will have 18 months to complete this qualification.

Certificate

On completion of the course, you will gain a Level 5 (RQF) Diploma in Leadership and Management for Adult Care qualification.

Mandatory Units

  • All learners are required to undertake the same 20 mandatory units.
  • These units total 60 credits.
  • Mandatory units have a mix of theory and practical skills for successful completion.
  • At level 5, you will be expected to gather much of the evidence yourself to present to your assessor.
Unit 1 - Principles of Leadership and Management in Adult Care
Unit 2 - Team Leadership in Adult Care
Unit 3 - Principles of Governance in Adult Care 
Unit 4 - Principles of Regulatory Processes for Adult Care
Unit 5 - Communication and Information Management in Adult Care
Unit 6 - Partnership working in Adult Care
Unit 7 - Outcomes based person centred practice in Adult Care
Unit 8 - Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in Adult Care
Unit 9 - Continuous Improvement in Adult Care
Unit 10 - Principles of Professional Development in Adult Care
Unit 11 - Supervision and Performance Management in Adult Care
Unit 12 - Principles of Resource Management in Adult Care
Unit 13 - Safeguarding and Protection in Adult Care
Unit 14 - Health and Safety in Adult Care
Unit 15 - Risk taking and risk management in Adult Care
Unit 16 - Managing Concerns and Complaints in Adult Care
Unit 17 - Self-management for leadership in Adult Care
Unit 18 - Decision making in Adult Care
Unit 19 - Entrepreneurial skills in Adult Care
Unit 20 - Principles of innovation and change in adult care

Optional Units Available

A minimum of 6 credits from Group A units, and a minimum of 14 credits from Group B units must be completed from the optional units available.

Group A - Unit 21: Understand the process and experience of dementia - 3 credits

GLH: 22
Level: 3

This unit provides the knowledge of the neurology of dementia to support the understanding of how individuals may experience dementia.

Group A - Unit 25: Understand Advance Care Planning - 3 credits
New for September 2021

GLH: 25
Level: 3

The purpose of this unit is to provide the learner with the knowledge and understanding required to undertake advance care planning. 

Group A - Unit 26: Understand how to support individuals during the last days of life – 3 credits

GLH: 28
Level: 3

The purpose of this unit is to provide the learner with introductory knowledge about the principles of support during and after the last days of life, looking at impacts on the individual and others and how to manage own feelings.

Group A - Unit 29: Understand partnership working - 1 credit
New for September 2021

GLH: 7
Level: 4

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge required to understand partnership working.

Group A - Unit 30: Understand the factors affecting older people – 2 credits

GLH: 17
Level: 3

The purpose of this unit is to provide the learner with introductory knowledge surrounding the challenges affecting older people.

Group B - Unit 36: Support individuals during the last days of life - 5 credits
New for September 2021

GLH: 33
Level:
 4

The purpose of this unit is to understand the impact of the last days of life on the individual and others, be able to support individuals and others during the last days of life, be able to respond to changing needs of an individual during the last days of life, be able to work according to national guidelines, local policies and procedures, taking into account preferences and wishes after the death of the individual, and be able to manage own feelings in relation to an individual’s dying or death.

Group B - Unit 42: Manage Induction in Health and Social Care Settings - 3 credits

GLH: 21
Level:
 4

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills for managing induction in health and social care settings.

Group B - Unit 43: Manage quality in health and social care settings - 5 credits

GLH: 36
Level:
5

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills required to manage quality assurance systems in own work setting.

Group B - Unit 45: Manage physical resources - 3 credits
New for September 2021

GLH: 25
Level:
 4

The purpose of this unit is to understand the importance of sustainability when using physical resources, be able to identify resource requirements for own area of responsibility., be able to obtain required resources for own area of responsibility, and be able to monitor and review the quality and usage of resources in own area of responsibility.  

Group B - Unit 56: Promote Professional Development - 4 credits

GLH: 33
Level:
4

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills required to promote the professional duty to maintain the currency of knowledge and skills and the need to continually reflect on and improve practice.

Group B - Unit 60: Lead person-centred practice - 4 credits
New for September 2021

GLH: 29
Level:
 5

The purpose of this unit is to assess the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills required to work as a manager or senior practitioner in a wide range of settings. It covers the promotion and implementation of person-centred practice.  
The Awarding Body

Highfield Qualifications

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