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Social Context of Caring in a Mixed Economy

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Overview

This course is designed to introduce students and practising health professionals to a critical analysis of caring in the mixed economy, namely the social context of care. The influences which shape the way we think about current social issues, how we define health and social needs and what we expect of health and social care services will be explored.

Work on this course will enable you to place recent or current changes taking place in your own field of practice within this wider social context. It will provide you with an opportunity to develop your critical understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the mixed economy of care, and to analyse its impact on your own work.

Modules

The social context of care

Caring in a mixed economy

Multidisciplinary work

The economics of health and social care

Informal care

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

This course is designed to introduce students and practising health professionals to a critical analysis of caring in the mixed economy, namely the social context of care. The influences which shape the way we think about current social issues, how we define health and social needs and what we expect of health and social care services will be explored.

Work on this course will enable you to place recent or current changes taking place in your own field of practice within this wider social context. It will provide you with an opportunity to develop your critical understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the mixed economy of care, and to analyse its impact on your own work.

Modules

The social context of care

Caring in a mixed economy

Multidisciplinary work

The economics of health and social care

Informal care

Requirements

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Assessment

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What's Included

  • All study materials
  • Study Guide
  • Full Tutor and Admin support

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