Understanding the importance of hygiene and taking care of myself

Challenge reference: 7569

Notional learning hours  20
Level Entry 1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Learning aim

The learner will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of hygiene and what is required to maintain personal hygiene, positive mental health, a healthy lifestyle and important care routines.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Explore different activities that they need to do to maintain personal hygiene and actively take part in self-care routines such as hand washing, teeth cleaning etc. 

  2. Explore the clothes they might need in cold weather and be able to dress themselves appropriately for going out of the house/classroom in bad weather.

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Identify four different activities that support their own personal hygiene e.g. washing hands, cleaning teeth, washing face, wearing deodorant 
    • Map out a morning or evening hygiene routine
    • Identify different items of clothing that they need to wear when it is cold/wet/rainy
    • Say why it is important to their wellbeing to wear these e.g. a coat to keep them warm, an anorak to keep them dry
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