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Unit 11- LA.A Understand the provision of health and social
Transcript of Unit 11- LA.A Understand the provision of health and social
Health and Social Care Services
Secondary Care ( 'hospital and community care')
Research each of the terms:
Primary, Secondary, Tertiary and Informal Care
For each of the services you have listed, state the care they provide.
In your groups, how many health and social care services can you come up with?
Unit 11- LA.A Understand the provision of health and social care services
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Example- Opticians, dentist, health visitor, midwives
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Decide what type of care fits each of the services that you have listed.
Describe how the type of care you have chosen fits the service.
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Opticians, dentist, health visitor, midwives
Primary care is the first point of contact for someone when they contract an illness, suffer an injury or experience symptoms that are new to them. It is generally regarded as the ‘gateway’ to receiving more specialist care
A patient who has been provided with primary care may be referred to a secondary care professional – a specialist with expertise on the patient’s issue.
Referral made by the primary care professional
Consultant- led services
Urgent and emergency care
This type of healthcare is known as specialised consultative healthcare usually for inpatients and on referral from primary and secondary healthcare for advanced medical investigation and treatment. Example- cardiac surgery, cancer management
Centres that has personal/professionals and facilities to support and treat individuals who require specialised help and support.
Relatives, neighbours, and friends that give up their time ( and in some cases their jobs) to care for an individual.
Informal care can also be provided by young people, usually sons or/and daughters
Examples: hospital care, therapists, counsellors, social workers
Examples- Day care for children with additional needs , nursing homes, residential care homes, fostering arrangements, hospices, specialist care units (e.g. renal units, oncology units)