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Social Care in Community Care

Overview

Since the 1970s the provision of services and support for people who are affected by problems of ageing, mental illness, mental handicap or physical or sensory disability to be able to live as independently as possible in their own homes, or in "homely" settings in the community, has been a key issue facing social workers.

About Social Care

In this Social Care course you will receive an introduction to the problems which have inhibited the development of community care since the 1970s. This course also will provide you with a greater expertise and knowledge in relevant areas of the commissioning of services.

It will explore areas of key legislation with application to current practice, and examine various methods of contracting and its processes, in order to best assist the population in need.

Modules

Background and Issues

Implementation of Changes

Who Does the Caring?

Approaches to Working with Users

Working with Users

Practising Care Management

Assessing for Community Care

Working in Partnership

Working with Carers

Working with Mentally Distressed People

Working with Older People

Working with Disabled People

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

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

Since the 1970s the provision of services and support for people who are affected by problems of ageing, mental illness, mental handicap or physical or sensory disability to be able to live as independently as possible in their own homes, or in "homely" settings in the community, has been a key issue facing social workers.

About Social Care

In this Social Care course you will receive an introduction to the problems which have inhibited the development of community care since the 1970s. This course also will provide you with a greater expertise and knowledge in relevant areas of the commissioning of services.

It will explore areas of key legislation with application to current practice, and examine various methods of contracting and its processes, in order to best assist the population in need.

Modules

Background and Issues

Implementation of Changes

Who Does the Caring?

Approaches to Working with Users

Working with Users

Practising Care Management

Assessing for Community Care

Working in Partnership

Working with Carers

Working with Mentally Distressed People

Working with Older People

Working with Disabled People

For a more detailed syllabus on this course, click here

Requirements

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

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