AVCE Health & Social Care Student Book

AVCE Health & Social Care Student Book


By (author) Richard Chaloner, Volume editor Neil Moonie, By (author) Kip Chan Pensley, By (author) Beryl Stretch, By (author) David Webb

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  • Publisher: Heinemann
  • Format: Paperback | 504 pages
  • Dimensions: 214mm x 260mm x 26mm | 1,039g
  • Publication date: 21 September 2000
  • Publication City/Country: Harlow
  • ISBN 10: 0435455893
  • ISBN 13: 9780435455897
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition statement: 1st Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: maps
  • Sales rank: 1,060,620

Product description

This student textbook matches the mandatory units and key skills of the GNVQ in Health and Social Care qualification, advanced level. This revised edition contains information on key areas. Chapters and sub-chapters match the headings in the AVCE specifications, to ensure students find their way easily through the book. Every chapter contains case studies about real organizations, so that students can see how the theory they are learning is used every day in the real world.

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Table of contents

Contents Unit 1 Equal opportunities and clients' rights Promoting equality in care practice Legislation, policies and codes of practice for promoting equality How care organisations promote equality The effects of discriminatory practices on individuals Organisations that challenge discrimination Assessment Unit 2 Communicating in health and social care Types of interaction Effective communication Communication skills in groups Evaluating communication skills Maintaining client confidentiality Assessment Unit 3 Physical aspects of health Physiology and anatomy Homeostasis Physiological measurements of individuals in care settings Safe practice Analysis and accuracy of results Assessment Unit 4 Factors affecting human development and growth Human development Development of skills and abilities Factors affecting development Theories of human development Assessment Unit 5 Health, social care and early years services Origins and development of services National and local provision of services Informal carers The funding of services The effects of government policies on services Access to services Assessment Unit 6 Research perspectives in health and social care The purpose of research in health and social care Research methods Planning, research, methods of analysis and validation Presenting research The Data Protection Act Assessment