Common Health Conditions

Common Health Conditions qualification develops knowledge and awareness of the various areas within health and social care settings.

Course Content

  • Develop knowledge within health and social care settings
  • Develop knowledge of service delivery and care
  • Learn to contribute to monitoring the health of individuals
  • Understand conditions such as arthritis, stroke, dementia and Parkinson’s disease

Every hour someone in the UK is told they have Parkinson’s disease; there are approximately 152,000 strokes in the UK every year – that is more than one every five minutes; and one in six of the UK population have some form of hearing loss. These health conditions, along with others such as arthritis and dementia, affect a substantial proportion of the population. A good understanding of common health problems is essential in any care environment.


  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 2 qualification
  • Evidence your competency to a wide variety of care employers
  • Further your personal and professional development
  • Learn at a time that suits you without the need to attend college
  • Improve your understanding of dementia, stroke and sensory loss

What You Will Learn

  • Unit 1 – Understand How to Contribute to Monitoring the Health of Individuals Affected by Health Conditions
  • Unit 2 – Introductory Awareness of Sensory Loss
  • Unit 3 – Stroke Awareness
  • Unit 4 – Dementia Awareness
  • Unit 5 – Arthritis Awareness
  • Unit 6 – Parkinson’s Disease Awareness

Eligibility Criteria

  • Learners must be aged 19 years or over (born before 1 September 1998)
  • A minimum number of 8 learners MUST be present for the induction (there is no maximum)
  • All learners must have been residing in the UK for the past three years and non EU/UK citizens must have documentary proof.


If you require any further information or would like to book a course please contact or telephone our office on 01429 874530

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