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Health and Social Care 2 By Afsha Farook
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This book gives information on the Extended Diploma In Health and Social Care Level 3. The units covered are: Caring for children and young people, physiological disorders, nutrition, exercise for... More > specific groups, health psychology, dementia care, and working with medication in health and social care. This book is for students who are studying advanced level health and social care or it is for anyone seeking knowledge in this field.< Less
Health and Social Care By Afsha Farook
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Information on Health and social care such as effective communication, human development, anatomy and physiology, psychology, sociology, equality and diversity and safety and security. This book... More > contains coursework for each topic which is a fantastic way of supporting the students and many other interested users.< Less
Reforming social care: options for funding By Anita Charlesworth & Ruth Thorlby
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The Government is expected to publish a White Paper on the future of social care in 2012. The White Paper will set out the Government’s response to the recommendations from the Law Commission... More > on reform of adult social care legislation and the Dilnot Commission review of funding for adult social care. This Nuffield Trust policy response examines the current level of funding of social care and the Dilnot Commission’s recommendations and suggests ways of funding a fairer, more sustainable system of social care. A digital copy is available to download free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/social-care .< Less
Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care By Nevel Vassel, PhD
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This is an important and stimulating book that answers salient questions frequently asked in the area of a multicultural environment by all professionals including, students, health practitioners,... More > educators, voluntary groups, social workers and prison employees. The book uses a question and answer format and discussions to address vital issues in health and social care. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 look at racism, culture and diversity issues whereas section 2 addresses multicultural healthcare, intercultural and cross cultural communication. Illness, spirituality, and beliefs are covered in section 3 and section 4 focuses on diabetes, sexual health and mental health. Written in an engaging and accessible style the information contained in this book can be used by students and practitioners in nursing, health, social care, prison reform programmes and education. It is a key reference resource and valuable contribution for health and social care educators.< Less
Cultural Diversity in Health and Social Care By Nevel Vassel, PhD
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This is an important and stimulating book that answers salient questions frequently asked in the area of a multicultural environment by all professionals including, students, health practitioners,... More > educators, voluntary groups, social workers and prison employees. The book uses a question and answer format and discussions to address vital issues in health and social care. The book is divided into four sections. Section 1 look at racism, culture and diversity issues whereas section 2 addresses multicultural healthcare, intercultural and cross cultural communication. Illness, spirituality, and beliefs are covered in section 3 and section 4 focuses on diabetes, sexual health and mental health. Written in an engaging and accessible style the information contained in this book can be used by students and practitioners in nursing, health, social care, prison reform programmes and education. It is a key reference resource and valuable contribution for health and social care educators.< Less
Predicting social care costs: a feasibility study By Martin Bardsley and others
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Predictive models are increasingly being used in health care to identify people at high risk of unplanned hospital admission, so that preventive care can be effectively targeted. This report presents... More > the findings of research into whether predictive risk models could be used in social care to predict an individual person’s future need for intensive social care. Nuffield Trust publications are available to download free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/publications< Less
Social care and hospital use at the end of life By Martin Bardsley and others
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This briefing summarises a Nuffield Trust report to investigate the use and estimated costs of hospital and social care services for large groups of individuals at the end of their lives, in three... More > PCT/local authority areas. We believe that this is the first time that such an estimate has been derived for large populations. This type of analysis is the first step to achieving better quality of care for the available resources. Nuffield Trust publications are available to download free of charge from www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/publications< Less
Understanding Patterns of health and social care at the end of life By Martin Bardsley et al.
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Care at the end of life is an important national priority in England. The Department of Health's national strategy aims to help people have the care support they need beyond the gates of the acute... More > hospital setting. Despite the importance of social care in supporting individuals at the end of their lives, there are remarkably few studies that look at how often these people receive social care services. This summary highlights the key findings from a report commissioned by the National End of Life Care Intelligence Network. It builds on an earlier study (Bardsley and others, 2010) to create and analyse the largest linked health and social care dataset in England. Using this data, the authors were able to describe the uptake of key health and social care services for people in the last 12 months of life. Both the report and summary are available from the Nuffield Trust website www.nuffieldtrust.org.uk/publications< Less
A Careless Business: An Insider’s Account Of Social Care in the UK By A. Careworker
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A Careless Business is a searing and penetrating insider’s look at the failing nature of social care in the UK. Detailing multiple governments’ misguided and often shamefully dishonest... More > policies A Careless Business explains just how social care has become a lucrative financial enterprise.< Less
A Careless Business: An Insider’s Account of Social Care In the UK By A. Careworker
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A Careless Business is a searing and penetrating insider’s look at the failing nature of social care in the UK. Detailing multiple governments’ misguided and often shamefully dishonest... More > policies A Careless Business explains just how social care has become a lucrative financial enterprise.< Less

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