Award in Professional Ethics for Carers

Award in Health & Safety in the Care of the Elderly Person


This module will focus on understanding what is meant by the terms primary care, secondary care and tertiary care and which ethical principles need to be applied at each level of care. Furthermore, our students will learn how to distinguish between acute and chronic health settings in regards to the elderly.

Overall Competences

By the end of this module, our students will be able to:

  • Identify and use the basic principles of ethical behaviour.
  • Understand the philosophical basis of these ethical principles.
  • Analyse any ethical dilemmas and propose a solution that benefits the older person.
  • Identify, explain and apply the core values of this profession.
  • Propose a solution in case one witnesses unethical behaviour in this workplace setting.





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