The roles of organisations in providing health and social care

What is primary healthcare?
Healthcare provided in the community for people making an initial approach to a medical practitioner or clinic for advice or treatment
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What is secondary healthcare?
You can only access this through referral- specialist
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What is tertiary healthcare?
Specialised consultative healthcare- usually on inpatients
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What is the NHS Foundation trust?
Not-for-profit, public benefit organisations. They are part of the NHS+provide over half of all NHS hospitals, mental health+ambulance services
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Why were the NHS foundation trusts created?
To develop decision making from central government to local organisations and communities
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What is the private sector?
It's part of the country's economic system that is run by individuals and companies, rather than the government. They are run with the intention of making profit
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What are examples of private healthcare providers?
Bupa, BMI Healthcare and Nuffield Health
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What is the voluntary/third sector?
It plays an important role in providing services in the community- these organisations each serve a specific client group+although they make a charge for their services, they are non-profit making
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What are examples of the voluntary/third sector healthcare providers?
NHS England, Cancer Research UK
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What are examples of voluntary/third sector social care providers?
Oxfam, Samaritans, The Salvation Army + British Red Cross
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What are examples of hospital departments?
Geriatric- the frail elderly, Paediatric-children, Oncology- Cancer, Cardiology- heart, Psychiatry-mental health, Orthopaedic-bones, Radiology- x-rays for diagnosis+treatment
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Who are daycare centres/units usually provided for?
Specific client groups, e.g. for the elderly, people with disabilities, people with learning difficulties, people with mental health illnesses, people with specific conditions such as dementia or visual impairments
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What is the day service provision designed to do?
Provide a friendly, stimulation and supportive environment for people who would otherwise be socially isolated.
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What do daycare centres normally offer?
Educational facilities and support where appropriate to help people progress into employment
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Where are daycare services provided?
By statutory or private providers
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What does hospice care aim to improve?
The quality of life for people who have an incurable illness
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When is hospice care available?
From when the diagnosis is made to the end of the individuals life
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What type of care is provided by hospice care?
Holistic- physical, emotional, social, spiritual and practical needs
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Who is holistic care at the hospice provided for?
The individual, their family and carers
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When can hospice care also be provided?
During the bereavement period
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What does residential care refer to?
Long term care of adults+children needing 24 hour care, which cannot be provided adequately or appropriately in their own home
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Who do residential settings provide care for?
Usually specialist care for specific client groups such as people with learning difficulties, people with mental health illnesses or elderly people who are unable to look after their daily needs
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What is the first type of care home?
Residential- which provides help with personal care such as washing, dressing&taking medication
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What is the second type of care home?
Nursing- provides personal care as well as 24 hour care provided by a qualified nurse, who may also contribute to the planning supervising&monitoring of healthcare tasks
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What do domiciliary services include? (1)
Making installations in the home such as grab rails
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What do domiciliary services include? (2)
Providing company and arranging social activities
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What do domiciliary services include? (3)
Arranging transport to and from the shops, to a doctors or hospital appointment etc
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What do domiciliary services include? (4)
Installing security equipment such as an emergency alarm an entry phone or a key box
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What do domiciliary services include? (5)
small maintenance jobs such as changing a light bulb, replacing a tap washer or small repairs
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What do domiciliary services include? (6)
The delivery of meals to a service user's home
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What do domiciliary services include? (7)
Help at home with domestic tasks such as housework, shopping, cooking and gardening
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What do occupational health services aim to keep workforces?
Fit and healthy so that they are able to carry out the duties for which they are employed or to assist
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Who are their services provided by?
An employer to support the people they employ
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What can this support include?
Access to nurses based in the workplace or referral to a doctor or other health professionals
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Who may referrals be to?
A counsellor if the employee is suffering from work related stress or to a physiotherapist if they are suffering from repetitive strain disorder or if they have a problem with their posture.
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Who may referrals be to? (2)
Advice, information and treatment will vary according to the individual employee's needs
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