Unit 2 Principles of Health And Social Care Practice

Unit 2 Principles of Health And Social Care Practice

East End Computing & Business College


Assignment Brief

Unit 2 : Principles of Health & Social Care Practice

Learner’s Declaration:

Unit 2 Principles of Health And Social Care PracticeI declare that all the work submitted for this assignment is my own work or, in the case of group work, the work of myself and other members of the group in which I worked, and that no part of it has been copied from any source.

I understand that if any part of the work submitted for this assignment is found to be plagiarised, none of the work submitted will be allowed to count towards the assessment of the assignment.

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Learning Outcomes:

On successful completion of this unit learner will :

  1. Understand how principles of support are implemented in health and social care practice
  1. Understand the impact of policy, legislation, regulation, codes of practice and standards on organisation policy and practice
  1. Understand the theories that underpin health and social care practice.
  1. Be able to contribute to the development and implementation of health and social care organisational policy.

Assessment Feedback Sheet

Task 1 – Case Study 1

Denis just arrived at a residential care home where you work, aged 92, after seven weeks in hospital. He collapsed at home with hypothermia, after living at home with no heating for over a week. When asked by the social worker, Denis reports not having money and his pension not going far. He has a severe urine infection and a badly infected foot. He cannot walk and his diabetes, infections, heart and renal conditions had left him very weak. Requiring nursing care, Denis feels isolated and alone after the passing of his wife 2 years ago. Sometimes he says he wishes he was dead. It has been noted by the support workers and doctors that Denis is suicidal and has a high tendency of self-harming due to frustration.

Task 4 – Report Writing

Before you answer this question , obtain a copy of your workplace documents; policies, handbooks, manuals, regulations and procedures as well as a copy of General Social Care Code of Practice for care worker and National Minimum Standards For the Elderly/Adults or any relevant document.

Write a report where you:

Q6:   explain how you have implemented policies, legislation, regulations and codes of practice in significance to your own work in health and social care. [AC 2.1]

Q7:   explain how local policies and procedures can be developed in accordance with national and policy requirements and evaluate the impact of these policies and procedures on organisational policy and practice [AC2.2] [ AC2.3]


Q8:   explain the theories that accentuate health and social care practice. [AC 3.1]

THINK: Service users have different needs (Maslow). Explain Erik Erikson theory of human development. Make sure that you show the significance of this to in health and social care settings.


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Qualification: BTEC Level 5 HND in Health & Social Care
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