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This course aims to introduce learners to the concepts of alcohol and drug misuse and the effects this can have on the individual, team and organisation.

Mapped to UK Core Skills Training Framework - Health, Safety and Welfare, Health and Social Care Diploma - Level 2, and DC6; Health, Safety and Well-being in care settings.

Drug and Alcohol Misuse Awareness

  • New and existing care workers and other practitioners working in the health and social care settings.
  • By the end of this course, you will be able to:

    • Identify safe alcohol consumption levels and recognise the effects on the human body
    • Recognise prescription and illicit drug misuse
    • Explain organisational policies, procedures and staff responsibilities for spotting and reporting signs of misuse
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