Health revision

HideShow resource information
What mixed economy care?
A variety of care from other comissions from the voulntary and independent sectors that all become employed by the NHS
1 of 58
Name one person the childrens act effects?
2 of 58
What is the childrens act main priority?
3 of 58
What does the term "paramountacy principle" mean and relate to?
It means the most important thing and it relates to the childrens act
4 of 58
Define the term "watershedding"?
Having age ratings on games, films and music to reduce explicit content
5 of 58
Who does the disability discrimmination act help?
mentally, physically disabled people
6 of 58
What is the disability discrimminations main aim?
To stop discrimmination against disabled people by making it unlawful for them to be treated any differently
7 of 58
where can the disability discrimmination act stop discrimmination?
employment, education, financially and accessible to goods
8 of 58
Name two of the human rights act rights?
right to liberty and right to marry and start a family
9 of 58
What is the human rights act main focus?
Entitles people to seek redress for infringments of their human rights by a public authority
10 of 58
What does the term "internal market" mean?
the state becoming the enabler instead of the main provider
11 of 58
What does the nhs/community care act support?
Mixed economy of care
12 of 58
What does the NHS/community care now have to do?
Assess the needs of anyone with a disability; whether it be mental,physical or learning
13 of 58
Name two principles the childrens act follows?
the children is always kept informed about decisions being made for their future and the child should always stay at home if possible
14 of 58
Define the term "informal" in relation to the mental health act?
self put- enter help on your own terms and conditionsm eaning you are free to leave when you wish
15 of 58
Define the term "formally" in relation to the mental health act?
You are sectioned there by someone else, therefore you cannot leave until someone tells yo to
16 of 58
Who can section people?
A psychiatrist
17 of 58
What percent of the mental health serivce users are formal?
18 of 58
What are 5 of the principles of the NHS?
Provision of a comprehensive service avaliable to all, access is based on need and not pay, aspires to the highest standards of care and excellence professionalism, puts paitents first, provide the best care for taxpayers money
19 of 58
Name two more principles of the NHS?
accountable to the public and communities it serves and works accross organisational boundaries.
20 of 58
Define the term statutory organisations?
Organisations that possess power by the law to act in a certain way for example the social services
21 of 58
What is an audit?
An audit is an offical inspection from an outside company of another certain companies accounts, files and facilties
22 of 58
What is the public sector of care?
anything government funded eg: NHS
23 of 58
What is the private sector of care?
Companies that aim to make a profit eg: BUPA
24 of 58
What does "Statute" mean?
Act of parliament (law)
25 of 58
What does "regulatory" mean?
Monitoring and controlling certain aspects of the care system
26 of 58
What is a care plan?
A written statement of your individual assessed needs
27 of 58
What are two positives of care plans on someones health and well-being?
Support and improved lifestyle
28 of 58
What are the risks of care planning?
Doesn't meet the individual needs therefore continuously changed
29 of 58
What does "Quality Assurance" mean?
A general process of monitoring and evaluating specific standards of service
30 of 58
Why is confidentiality important?
effective communication, safety, well-being, Trust and respect
31 of 58
What is meant by the term "named nurse"?
A nurse that is designated to one particular patients care and needs
32 of 58
What is 1 of the Governments key functions?
service provision
33 of 58
What does the term "Anti-discriminatory practice" mean?
Treating people to the same standard no matter their skin colour, race or ethnicity.
34 of 58
What is meant by "multi-disciplinary working"?
Members from different specialisms within the health care sector that collaborate together
35 of 58
What is mean by the "public charter"?(NHS)
Acting on patients comments and providing services that meet their standards
36 of 58
What is meant by the "citizens charter"?
encourages people to assess their care on a set of standards
37 of 58
What is meant by the term "Clinical government"?
Improving the quality of care by improving work systems
38 of 58
What are national service frameworks?
Standards set out for specific areas within the care practise
39 of 58
What does "total quality management" mean?
the integration of all of the functions within a health organisation
40 of 58
What are two services used my care organisations to assure quality assurance?
effective communication procedures and job descriptions
41 of 58
What is meant by "task-focused care"?
Carrying out tasks of care on a rountie basis however this can cause ineffectivity of care
42 of 58
What are the five parts of the care planning cycle?
Monitoring, review, assessment of needs, care planning and implemention
43 of 58
What is the statutory responsibiltiy of the local government?
Social care
44 of 58
Define "empowerment"?
Where patients can gain greater contol over decisions that effect them and actions
45 of 58
What can empowerment do within a care organisation?(4)
Stop stereotyping, promote dignity, improves self-worth of patients and happiness
46 of 58
What are the benefits of mixed economy of care?(4)
saves money, wider choice for service users, High quality of services and fairness
47 of 58
What are the negative aspects of mixed economy of care?(3)
Not actually cost-effective, created an unequal system and highered administration
48 of 58
What is a statutory organisation?
An organisation that is funded through the taxes of local citizens eg: NHS
49 of 58
Why are paitents a good form of feedback on care? (3)
Different opinions/views, supports empowerment and highlights what is good about the practise
50 of 58
How can you check the care within an organisation?
questionnaires, feedback sheets, interviews and audits
51 of 58
Why are complaints policies important?(3)
They can make things change within an organisation, they give patients a voice about their own care and supoprts the idea of redress
52 of 58
Why are quality assurance measures important within health and social care?(4)
can show problems before they arise, they can set standards so companies can benchmark, they can stop chances of paitent neglect and promote patient care
53 of 58
What are the problems with cutting budgets in care organisations?(4)
Staff cuts, creation of different barriers, less staff training oppurtunities, underachievement of policy standards
54 of 58
Why is it important for vunerable people to recieve care after treatment?(2)
24hour monitoring and increases self-concept
55 of 58
Why is it important to have effective communication within a care organisation?(3)
The chance to identify risks, maintain standards and creates trust
56 of 58
What are two of the governments key functions?
Funding and the making of policies
57 of 58
Why is it important to retain the core values of the NHS?
Stops inequality, discrimmination,
58 of 58

Other cards in this set

Card 2


Name one person the childrens act effects?



Card 3


What is the childrens act main priority?


Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4


What does the term "paramountacy principle" mean and relate to?


Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5


Define the term "watershedding"?


Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards


No comments have yet been made

Similar Health & Social Care resources:

See all Health & Social Care resources »See all The NHS plan resources »