KS4 Health & Social Care

Health and Social Care OCR Cambridge Nationals

The Cambridge National in Health and Social Care replaced the GCSE and is a vocational course which prepares learners for a wide variety of careers within the Health and Social Care Industries. It contains 4 components, one exam worth 25% which is sat in year 10, giving the learners an opportunity to resit if needed in year 11, and three coursework units all worth 25% each.

RO21 – Essential Values of Care for use with individuals in care settings. RO22 – Communicating and working with individuals in health, social care and early years settings.
LO1 Understand how to support individuals to maintain their rights.

LO2 Understand the importance of the values of care and how they are applied.

LO3 Understand how legislation impacts on care settings

LO4 Understand how personal hygiene, safety and security measures protect individuals

LO1 Understand how to communicate effectively

LO2 Understand the personal qualities that contribute to effective care

LO3 Be able to communicate effectively within health, social care and early years setting.


RO23 – Understanding body systems and disorders RO31 – Using basic first aid procedures
LO1 Know how body systems work

LO2 Understand disorders that affect body systems

LO3 Be able to interpret data obtained from measuring body rates with reference to the functioning of healthy body systems.


LO1 – Be able to assess scenes of accidents to identify risks and continuing dangers

LO2 Understand the first aid procedures for a range of injuries

Be able to apply basic first aid procedures.