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Reflections on my Level 3 Health and Social Care course.

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P2: My assessment on the following areas Where I was at the start of the programme Where I am now What has helped me improve Career aspirations: I want to be a midwife and I?m going to achieve this by completing my level three health and social care course which will give me the qualification I need to get into university. I chose this cause as I?m very much interested in this sector because it?s something I?ve always wanted to do. I will need to achieve DDM to get onto a midwifery course at university. I am studying a health and social care level three and I?m currently looking for a placement in a family centre. My family has motivated me to do better and my past experiences have pushed me to improve. Values and beliefs I value my family as they are my motivation. ...read more.

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My other teachers have also helped me gain knowledge of my health and social care course. Skills I have ICT skills because it?s something I did often in school. My family has always showed me how to be a team player and I?ve used this skill within my work environment. I?ve gained a hair dressing skill from my family members as doing hair is something all the women in my family do. I also did a beauty course where I have learnt how to do beauty treatments i.e. waxing, massage, manicures etc. Since I?ve started this course I have learnt different ways to communicate and interact effectively. I?ve learnt my rights and my entitlement to having equal opportunity. All unit teachers and myself by practising and working on my skills. ...read more.

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I know so much more about the course and I know what I need to do and achieve to get where I want to be. I?ve gained: - Types communication skills such as sign language, makaton, formal and informal, oral, verbal and written - The different legislations and polices that are promoted within the health and social care environment I.e. confidentiality, respect, privacy, choice. The Human rights that relate to health and social care such as all patients have the right to be treated equally required to their needs which comes under the equal opportunity act which relates to both staff and patients. My unit one teacher has taught me different ways to communicate to suit all individuals. My unit two teacher has also showed me human rights and the legislations in the health and social care setting. ...read more.

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