Working in health and social care

What is primary healthcare?
Care provided by professionals such as doctors (first point of call)
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What is secondary healthcare?
Care which includes most hospital services
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What is tertiary healthcare?
Specialist and often complex care (spinal injury units)
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What are NHS Foundation Trusts?
Health services, largely financed by the government that manage the delivery of hospital services.
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What is adult social care?
For people over the age of 18 with learning dibilitates or mental health problems.
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What can adult social car involve?
1. Care in the servcie users home 2. Respite care
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What is secondary healthcare?

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