H&S Care Revision Notes



This is when someone chooses to use a service for themselves and is the main way people access services.

Professional referral-

This is when a care provider puts a person in touch with another service provider that offers a more specialised service.

Third- party referral-

This is when someone puts a person who needs service in contact with that service because they cannot do so themselves.


Removing barriers empowers an individual to take control of his or her life rather than relying on other people and allows them to be as independant as possible. Legislation exists to protect the individuals right to access services, including:

  • The childrens act 2004, which aims to improve the lives of children, including being able to access all the…


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