Private and Voluntary Services

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What is a private service?
This is a service that is provided by bussinessses; they usually are run for profit. They are often paid for by the service user using them.
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Give examples of healthcare providers in the private sector.
Boots, BUPA, Virgin Healthcare and private sector doctors.
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Give examples of social care providers in the private sector.
Residential care homes, nursing homes, counselling services and some home-help services.
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What is a voluntary service?
This is a non-profit making service whic provides services alongside those provided by pulic and private sector organisations. Usually these services include paid staff as well as volunteers.
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Give examples of healthcare providers in the voluntary (third) sector.
Hospices, Macmillian Cancer, support nurses, Marie Curie nurses, Marie Stropes and sexual health services.
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Give examples of social care services in the voluntary (third) sector.
Age UK, Mind, Barnardo's, The Children's Society and Mencap.
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In support services, how do sexual health services support service users?
They: give advice about STIs, contreception, pregnancy, sexual assault and abortion; provide contraceptives and medication; are free and available to everyone; traget specific vulnerable groups.
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What do Mencap do?
This organisation supports people with learning disabilities. They value and support their service users, carers and families. This organisation allows people with learning disabilities to participate in activities like everyone else.
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What kind of services do Mencap provide?
They provide: residential care for individuals with learning disabilities, education services. training for people working with those who have learning disabilities, awarness of learning disability, changes in prejudice, discrimination and stigma.
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Give examples of healthcare providers in the private sector.

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Boots, BUPA, Virgin Healthcare and private sector doctors.

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Give examples of social care providers in the private sector.

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What is a voluntary service?

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