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K101 An introduction to health and social care


Question: TMA01 Describe the difficulties and rewards of being a carer for a family member.
Illustrate your answer using examples from Unit 1 98%

Answer: The term ‘carer’ relates to anyone ‘who looks after a friend, family member or neighbour who needs support due to sickness, age...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 98%
  • Words: 1262
  • Date submitted: January 26, 2013
  • Date written: January, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4435

Question: TMA 02 PART A
What care services are available to people with long-term health conditions and why is it important that these services should take into account individuals’ sensitivities and circumstances? Base your argument on either the Ann and Angus or Anwar Malik case study in block 1 95%

PART B Good and Bad Practice Examples.
PART C

Answer: Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease and infirmity (WHO, 1946),...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 95%
  • Words: 1847
  • Date submitted: January 26, 2013
  • Date written: February, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4436

Question: TMA03 PART A
Throughout Block 2, people receiving care share their life stories. Why are such accounts important and what do workers need to be aware of in encouraging people to talk about their past lives? 95%

PART B: Supporting people to use community services
Barrier: Disability/Impairment
Barrier: Differences
Barrier: Emotions and Feelings

PART C: Self-reflective notes
Thinking back over the writing of your first three K101 essays:

Answer: Life story work is a method of working with people to record the details about their background, history and personal development. A...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 95%
  • Words: 2015
  • Date submitted: January 26, 2013
  • Date written: April, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4434

Question: Involving residents is a feature of the New Deal for Communities approach. Discuss the advantages and the challenges of involving local people in the running of community health projects.

TMA 04

Answer: Where and how we live can greatly impact on our opportunities in life. People living in deprived areas have their quality of...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 95%
  • Words: 1641
  • Date submitted: May 30, 2011
  • Date written: October, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3751

Question: TMA 01 What challenges do individuals face when giving and receiving care within families? Illustrate your answer using examples from K101 Unit 1.

Answer: The word care has many different meanings; to care for a child can be seen as a parent’s duty, carrying out the...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 93%
  • Words: 1170
  • Date submitted: June 07, 2013
  • Date written: January, 2013
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4844

Question: TMA 02 Why are role boundaries important in care work, and how can care workers maintain suitable relationships with their service users? Illustrate your argument with case study examples from Block 1.

Answer: Relationships in care are important in influencing the outcomes for people in receipt of care and for those who provide care. The...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 93%
  • Words: 1382
  • Date submitted: June 07, 2013
  • Date written: March, 2013
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4842

Question: Providing care in people's home can be challenging both to home care workers and to service users. Discuss how the sensitivities of home care situations can be managed by skilled home care workers.

TMA 02

Answer: According to Townsend, care in a home setting was traditionally being provided by family, close friends and neighbours.( Unit 1, p46-47) However,...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 93%
  • Words: 1314
  • Date submitted: May 30, 2011
  • Date written: February, 2008
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3750

Question: Tma02 What care services are available to people with long term health conditions and why is it important that these services should take into account individuals sensitivities and circumstances?

Answer: Introduction In this assignment I am going to outline the care services that are available to people with long term health conditions...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 91%
  • Words: 1719
  • Date submitted: February 01, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4451

Question: There is now a huge amount of care-related information on the internet. What are the potential benefits and drawbacks of this to care service users and to care professionals? In answering, draw on what you learned through the investigations and discussions of your team for the K101 project.

TMA 05

Answer: There has never been so much information that is so readily available to anyone with computer access. The internet has revolutionised how...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 90%
  • Words: 1291
  • Date submitted: May 30, 2011
  • Date written: October, 2009
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3752

Question: Tma 03 Why are people’s life stories important while receiving care and what do workers need to be aware of in encouraging people to talk about their past lives?

Answer: Introduction In this assignment I am going to explain why life stories of people receiving care are important and how it is...


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  • Subject: Introduction to health and social care
  • Course: K101
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: 87%
  • Words: 1929
  • Date submitted: February 01, 2013
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4452

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