Working in health and social care (unit 2) key words

Preventative care
Care and education that helps people to stay healthy and to enable people to know what things lead to illness.
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Consultant
This is a senior doctor who is able to provide specialist care in the area that they specialise in
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Health screening
This is a process of checking for a disease in people who are not showing any signs or symptoms. For example, cancer
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Antenatal care
This is care provided for a mother and child before the child is born
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Policies
These are details of the approach that needs to be followed for certain occurences in the workplace.
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Procedures
These are instructions that say what the expected routine is that staff, volunteers and members of the public must follow in any work place or public area.
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Safegaurding
This is a policy that helps to keep kids and vulnerable adults safe from things like abuse.
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Rehabilitation
This is helping an individual get back to good health after an injury, illness, surgery, and illness
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Psychotherapy
This is a therapy that is used to help treat emotional and mental health and can be one to one or a group
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Empowerment
This is when an individual gets some support to get back control on their own lives by being involved in discussions and decisions for their care or treatment plan.
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Advocate
This is someone who helps an individual voice their opinions and what they would like and what their views and preferences are
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Risk assessment
This is when all of the possible consequenses and hazards are identified and someone also evaluates how likely it is to happen and what they can do to minimise the risk of the risk happening
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Multi-Disciplinary team
This is a team of health and social care workers from different professions and each one has got specific roles in monitoring an individuals care and treatment
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Holistic approach
This is an approach that looks at a persons physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs
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Morbidity
This is the levels of bad health in a certain area of the country this can be in places like a GP surgery.
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Mortality
This is the death rate in a particular part of a country
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This is a senior doctor who is able to provide specialist care in the area that they specialise in

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Consultant

Card 3

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This is a process of checking for a disease in people who are not showing any signs or symptoms. For example, cancer

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Card 4

Front

This is care provided for a mother and child before the child is born

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Card 5

Front

These are details of the approach that needs to be followed for certain occurences in the workplace.

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