Module Title: MANAGEMENT & HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE POLICY
Module Provider: Health & Social Care
Short Name: MGTHCPOLICY
Module Co-ordinator: ASHTON J Mrs (HSC)
Number of credits: 20
Number of ECTS credits: 10
A report on the management implications of implementing one aspect of current health and social care policy. The policy selected should be within the last two years. 2,000 words (100%)
To examine the wide range of current health and social care policy in statutory and non-statutory care provision To assess the effects of these policies, and how they have affected change in the delivery of care To assess what factors affect quality of care To demonstrate an understanding of the implications of resource management and how these may affect the quality of care To evaluate leadership styles and how these may affect the delivery of care To evaluate the basic skills of management and reflect on how these would affect the student’s personal management style To place management and policy in the socio-economic and political context of modernisation Understand the legal and inter-agency frameworks of continuing health and social care Integrate the research outcomes of users’ experience to meet clinical governance and best value requirements of continuing improvement
On completion of the module, the student should be able to:
Subject knowledge and understanding have a detailed knowledge of health and social care policy explore the application of policy and how this affects quality of care appraise own management skills and evaluate how these can be enhanced and applied.
Cognitive skills demonstrate a questioning approach to evidence-based practice with a view to constantly improving care delivered to clients. reflect on own personal management and leadership style analyse the effects of policies on the delivery of health and social care. read and evaluate government policy and associated national relevant reports
Practical skills practice in accordance with NMC code of professional conduct and demonstrate a basic knowledge of professional regulation and self regulation. participate in the process of clinical audit.
Key / transferable skills demonstrate search skills for appropriate reports and legislation apply basic management skills and style to practical scenarios manage information from a wide range of sources take responsibility for own learning self-reflect on management abilities, review how these can be improved and draw up a plan of implementation.