Working in partnership

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Btec Higher National Diploma in Health and Social Care M(management)

Unit 5- Working in Partnership
Name of Student: Beatrice Folasade Araromi
Student ID number: P1013574.
Group 52
Lecturer- Zafar


Introduction ………………………………………………………………………………

LO1: Understand partnership philosophies and relationships in health and social care services
1.1 Explain the philosophy of working in partnership in health and social care
1.2 Evaluate partnership relationships within health and social care services

LO2: Understand how to promote positive partnership working with users of services, professionals and organisations in health and social care. 2:1 Analyse models of partnership working across
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There are six types of philosophies considered in working in partnership. One of the philosophies is empowerment, empowerment in health and social care is where by users of service claim for their rights, responsibilities and individuality. Health and social care settings that involve empowerment are places such as Hospitals, Surgeries, Opticians, Dentist, Schools, Nurseries and Residential homes. (Ask Jeeves, 2013) Independence in health and social care is when users of service carry out their daily activities independently. For example a self-caring user of service doing their own shopping on a weekly basis or however many times they need to go shopping. Service provider has to comply with the philosophy of Autonomy according to the Health and Social care Act 2008 and Regulations 2010 from which the outcomes are derived. (Love and Wilde, 2013). For example, a patient is being discharged from hospital where he or she will take part in making their care plan by deciding what sort of help they need.
Respect in health and social means the users of service has to be respected, furthermore “we suggest that the type of respect that physicians owe to patients is independent of patient personal characteristics, and therefore, ought to be accorded equally to all (Beach, Duggan, Cassel, Geller, 2007). Power Sharing is networking between organisations when coming together as one body or team dealing with the service user’s case or issues to give

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