Management of Health and Social Care Provision

Management of Health and Social Care Provision

  1. Unit level: 4
  2. Unit Code: M/503/7192
  3. GLH: 60
  4. Credit value: 15
  5. Unit grading structure:Pass
  6. Assessment guidance: Assignments in accordance with awarding organisation guidance
  7. Unit Aims:
    To be an effective manager in health and social care requires a need to supervise and manage provision and lead and support others. This unit will develop student’s knowledge, skills and understanding of the role of a manager in managing provision and practice in health and social care in ways that continually improve what is delivered. This unit is suitable for those working or intending to work in healthcare, social care, children’s services and related areas
  8. Learning Outcomes
    1. Understand approaches to managing practice and provision in health and social care
      • Analyse the roles and responsibilities of managers in health and social care provision
      • Analyse how to effectively prioritise and delegate work
      • Explain how to identify the skills required in management roles in one area of health or social care provision and how these can be achieved
    2. Understand the context of health and social care management
      • Evaluate statutory frameworks relating to health and social care provision
      • Analyse management systems and practices for complying with legislative, statutory and non-statutory frameworks in one area of health or social care provision
      • Evaluate policies to improve provision within chosen area of health or social care
    3. Be able to identify areas for improvement of practice and provision within an area of health or social care
      • Evaluate areas for improvement of practice and/or provision in line with current legislative, national and local policy
      • Review strategies for improvement justifying your decisions with evidence based practice
      • Analyse systems for monitoring and reviewing policy and practice in line with current legislative statutory and non-statutory frameworks
    4. Be able to manage others in an area of health or social care
      • Analyse the possible organisational structures in an area of health or social care
      • Analyse the roles and responsibilities of individuals in these structures and how these are governed by statutory frameworks
      • Evaluate ways of fostering team working environments
      • Explain how to bring about continual professional development amongst teams through an ethos of reflection and development
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