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What mixed economy care?
A variety of care from other comissions from the voulntary and independent sectors that all become employed by the NHS
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Name one person the childrens act effects?
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What is the childrens act main priority?
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What does the term "paramountacy principle" mean and relate to?
It means the most important thing and it relates to the childrens act
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Define the term "watershedding"?
Having age ratings on games, films and music to reduce explicit content
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Who does the disability discrimmination act help?
mentally, physically disabled people
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What is the disability discrimminations main aim?
To stop discrimmination against disabled people by making it unlawful for them to be treated any differently
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where can the disability discrimmination act stop discrimmination?
employment, education, financially and accessible to goods
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Name two of the human rights act rights?
right to liberty and right to marry and start a family
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What is the human rights act main focus?
Entitles people to seek redress for infringments of their human rights by a public authority
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What does the term "internal market" mean?
the state becoming the enabler instead of the main provider
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What does the nhs/community care act support?
Mixed economy of care
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Who can section people?
A psychiatrist
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What percent of the mental health serivce users are formal?
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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
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Name two more principles of the NHS?
accountable to the public and communities it serves and works accross organisational boundaries.
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Define the term statutory organisations?
Organisations that possess power by the law to act in a certain way for example the social services
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What is an audit?
An audit is an offical inspection from an outside company of another certain companies accounts, files and facilties
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What is the public sector of care?
anything government funded eg: NHS
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What is the private sector of care?
Companies that aim to make a profit eg: BUPA
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What does "Statute" mean?
Act of parliament (law)
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What does "regulatory" mean?
Monitoring and controlling certain aspects of the care system
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What is a care plan?
A written statement of your individual assessed needs
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What are two positives of care plans on someones health and well-being?
Support and improved lifestyle
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What are the risks of care planning?
Doesn't meet the individual needs therefore continuously changed
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What does "Quality Assurance" mean?
A general process of monitoring and evaluating specific standards of service
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Why is confidentiality important?
effective communication, safety, well-being, Trust and respect
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What is meant by the term "named nurse"?
A nurse that is designated to one particular patients care and needs
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What is 1 of the Governments key functions?
service provision
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What does the term "Anti-discriminatory practice" mean?
Treating people to the same standard no matter their skin colour, race or ethnicity.
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What is meant by "multi-disciplinary working"?
Members from different specialisms within the health care sector that collaborate together
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What is mean by the "public charter"?(NHS)
Acting on patients comments and providing services that meet their standards
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What is meant by the "citizens charter"?
encourages people to assess their care on a set of standards
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What is meant by the term "Clinical government"?
Improving the quality of care by improving work systems
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What are national service frameworks?
Standards set out for specific areas within the care practise
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What does "total quality management" mean?
the integration of all of the functions within a health organisation
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What are two services used my care organisations to assure quality assurance?
effective communication procedures and job descriptions
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What is meant by "task-focused care"?
Carrying out tasks of care on a rountie basis however this can cause ineffectivity of care
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What are the five parts of the care planning cycle?
Monitoring, review, assessment of needs, care planning and implemention
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What is the statutory responsibiltiy of the local government?
Social care
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Define "empowerment"?
Where patients can gain greater contol over decisions that effect them and actions
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What can empowerment do within a care organisation?(4)
Stop stereotyping, promote dignity, improves self-worth of patients and happiness
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What are the benefits of mixed economy of care?(4)
saves money, wider choice for service users, High quality of services and fairness
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What are the negative aspects of mixed economy of care?(3)
Not actually cost-effective, created an unequal system and highered administration
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What is a statutory organisation?
An organisation that is funded through the taxes of local citizens eg: NHS
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Why are paitents a good form of feedback on care? (3)
Different opinions/views, supports empowerment and highlights what is good about the practise
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How can you check the care within an organisation?
questionnaires, feedback sheets, interviews and audits
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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
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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
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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
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Why is it important for vunerable people to recieve care after treatment?(2)
24hour monitoring and increases self-concept
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Why is it important to have effective communication within a care organisation?(3)
The chance to identify risks, maintain standards and creates trust
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What are two of the governments key functions?
Funding and the making of policies
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Why is it important to retain the core values of the NHS?
Stops inequality, discrimmination,
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