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K217 Adult health, social care and wellbeing


Question: Do personalisation and person-centred care ensure service provision that takes into account a service user’s identity?

Answer: This essay will try to establish what identity is and if personalisation and person-centred care can ensure a service user’s identity is...


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  • Subject: Adult health, social care and wellbeing
  • Course: K217
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 72%
  • Words: 2144
  • Date submitted: February 21, 2012
  • Date written: February, 2010
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3996

Question: EMA question

Produce a report that analyses the case study used in TMA 05 and identifies ways to improve the situation described. In the report you should:

· address the needs of the chosen audience and the purpose of the report as identified in TMA 05

· clearly identify, and provide a rationale for, two perspectives on your chosen case study

· analyse the case study, drawing on relevant theories, perspectives, research findings and information on good practice to support your position – concepts from at least two blocks in K217 should be used

· critically discuss options to improve the situation of the person in the case study, identify advantages and disadvantages to likely solutions, and make recommendations for things that should be done.


Introduction

Eileen, aged 65 is a recently retired nurse who lives in a close-knit community. She has actively enjoyed socialising with her daughter and sisters. Eileen is a widow of some years and has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease (PD). Her symptoms developed quickly causing her to suffer difficulties in mobility. Eileen’s daughter is currently her care provider, and has concerns about her mother’s low mood and unwillingness to interact socially, or accept help with her care needs. There is also a concern that Eileen may have depression.

Eileen’s case study highlights two key questions that could be focussed upon by those practitioners within the health and social care services, which may lead to an understanding of Eileen’s current and future situation. These are:

· How can the diagnosis of PD best be understood with a view to offering choices and options available nationally and locally?

· How can Eileen best be supported and helped to understand and make choices about her current and future care needs to obtain a positive outcome?

Answer: This report will explore and review different theories and perspectives relevant within health and social care practice which impact and influence Eileen...


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  • Subject: Adult health, social care and wellbeing
  • Course: K217
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 71%
  • Words: 3256
  • Date submitted: February 21, 2012
  • Date written: October, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3997

Question: TMA 3

How do the issues raised by Julie the advocate and the anonymous service user from DHIVERSE illustrate the role that advocacy can play in the empowerment of service users in health and social care?

Answer: This essay will look at some key issues raised by the advocate and the anonymous service user with HIV, regarding a breach...


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  • Subject: Adult health, social care and wellbeing
  • Course: K217
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 70%
  • Words: 2004
  • Date submitted: February 21, 2012
  • Date written: June, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3998

Question: TMA 01 Describe how the Biomedical and Social models of health might inform different approaches to improving or maintaining Trevor’s’ quality of life.

Answer: In the context of Health and Illness, peoples’ perception may differ significantly. This is usually influenced by one’s own experiences, cultural, physical...


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  • Subject: Adult health, social care and wellbeing
  • Course: K217
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1564
  • Date submitted: February 26, 2013
  • Date written: October, 2012
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4528

Question: How do the different sources of power in Ian Kramer’s life shape his experience of Health & Social Care?

Answer: Ian Kramer’s experiences of health and social care services are many and varied, not least because of the time he spent abroad....


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  • Subject: K217
  • Course: K217
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1779
  • Date submitted: April 27, 2011
  • Date written: February, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3701

Question: TMA 5 A Report on Current & Possible Future Services for Vulnerable Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Community.

Answer: Using the case study of Pete and some of the various relevant theories I will examine what services are available, why they...


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  • Subject: K217
  • Course: K217
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2017
  • Date submitted: April 27, 2011
  • Date written: April, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3700

Question: How do the living conditions and personal health situation of Edwina impact on her quality of life? What can be done to improve her quality of life?

Answer: Having a good basic quality of life is essential in being all that you can be. What is deemed to ba a...


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  • Subject: K217
  • Course: K217
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1365
  • Date submitted: April 27, 2011
  • Date written: October, 2010
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 3699

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