unit 7 key words

health and social A2 meeting individual needs

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  • Unit 7
    • Health care
      • Primary
        • First contact in the community
          • Such as A+E and the GP which is the main person.
      • Tertiary
        • Long tern or terminal health care needs
          • Such as care homes or physiotherapy
    • Four care sectors
      • Statutory sector
        • The government is responsible for running it
          • It has been provided by law and usually provided by government controlled care organisations such as the NHS. It is accessible to anyone.
      • Voluntary sector
        • This is not controlled by government and are not profit making. They provide care services because they see a need for them.
      • Private sector
        • Is made up of care businesses and self employed practitioners
          • Such as childminders dentists and private nurserys
        • The Independent sector
          • Voluntary sector
            • This is not controlled by government and are not profit making. They provide care services because they see a need for them.
      • Informal sector
        • It consists of unpaid informal carers who look after members of their own family, friends or neighbors.
    • Commissioning
      • Commissioning is the process of planning, agreeing and monitoring services.
        • Purchasing care services on behalf of a local population
    • Mixed economy of care
      • A care system that combines public, private,voluntary  and informal sector services. These types of care is funded in different ways
    • Individualised care
      • Care that is planned and delivered to meet the specific needs of an individual
    • Holistic assessment
      • An assessment that focuses on the whole person
    • Provider organisation
      • A care organisation that delivers care services directly to service users
    • Purchaser organisation
      • An organisation that commissions or buys care services on behalf of an individual or a group of people
    • Paramountcy principle
      • The principle of putting welfare of the child first in all decisions affecting them.
    • Eligibility criteria
      • The requirements or standards that must be met before a person is provided with a care service.
    • Philanthropy
      • Helping people less well off than myself.
        • It is associated with the charitable work of very wealthy people and played an important part in the voluntary organisations
        • Poor than you
    • Devolved system
      • Where central government grants power to the government at regional or local level
    • Audit
      • The monitoring of current activity, practice or policy against predefined standards.
  • Commissioning
    • Commissioning is the process of planning, agreeing and monitoring services.
      • Purchasing care services on behalf of a local population

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