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Teachers' resources – Programme notes

In Need of Support

In Need of Support

The programme aims to introduce the concept of individual needs, and provide examples of the kind of support that people require in order to have their particular needs met.

Meeting Needs?

Meeting Needs?

The programme extends the 'needs' focus of the previous programme, providing examples of referral processes and ways of funding care provision. It illustrates how people use a variety of different types of care provision and support to meet their particular needs.

Stressed out

Stressed out

This programme focuses on stress as a factor affecting health and wellbeing, showing a number of different forms of health assessment and exploring participants' health improvement aspirations. The negative effects on health and wellbeing of stress, smoking and ill health identified in this programme also provide a lead-in to the subsequent programme where health improvement is covered in more detail.

Making Changes

Making Changes

This programme aims to extend students' awareness of factors that affect health and wellbeing, focusing more on positive factors, and introduces the concept of health improvement. The underlying theme is 'how can people improve their fitness and wellbeing?'.

Growing Up

Growing Up

This programme focuses on the experience of growth and development from infancy to early adulthood. It aims to illustrate the broad processes of physical, intellectual, emotional and social change that occur within each of these life stages.

Dealing With Life

Dealing With Life

This programme focuses on the different ways life events and relationships can affect personal development, and how people deal with both expected and unexpected challenges that occur in different life stages. The importance of support, in both personal and professional forms, is an ongoing theme in the programme.