Students study the following topics:

●        The different life stages and key milestones of growth and development for different age groups;

●        Physical, intellectual, emotional and social development across the life stages;

●        Physical, social, emotional and economic factors that can affect growth and development across the life stages;

●        How growth and development are affected by physical, social, emotional and economic factors;

●        Principles of care in health and social care settings, rights, values, communication and protecting users and providers.