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Level 4 Award Developing Awareness of Assisted Living Technology

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Course overview

Assisted Living Technology helps patients, individuals with disabilities, and the elderly to live healthy and independent lives. With the use of technology in the Health and Care sectors increasing, it is important that healthcare workers understand the principles and applications of Assisted Living Technology to support independent living and improve quality of life.

This course will equip you with the in-depth knowledge and skills to evaluate, implement, and optimise assisted living technologies to better meet the needs of individuals living with a range of conditions.

Course information

During the course, topics covered will include:

  • Terminology, ethical values, and long-term conditions supported by Assisted Living Technology
  • Advantages and disadvantages of using Assisted Living Technology in health and social care and its impact on the continuity of care
  • Ethical, legal, and health and safety issues linked to the use of Assisted Living Technology
  • The role of Assisted Living Technology in addressing the needs of individuals with long-term conditions
  • Evaluating the outcomes of the use of Assisted Living Technology and its impact on quality of life
  • The use of assisted living equipment and the role of healthcare professionals in the use and evaluation of Assisted Living Technology