Human Rights and Responsibilities Health & Social Care Essay Questions and Answers

The Rights of Patients/Services Users, Practitioners, and Society This week we’ll explore human rights and how they apply to health & social care Human rights are a set of universal, non- political, binding international standards They’re usually understood as inherent to all human beings, irrespective of nationality, gender, race, disability, sexual orientation, religion, or any other status Human rights are indivisible, interrelated & interdependent This means that all rights have equal status, & the fulfilment of one right depends – either in part or wholly – on other rights There are various international human rights treaties. If national governments sign Read More …

The Social and Medical Model Of Disability in Academic Literature Questions & Answers

What is disability? There are a number of ‘models’ of disability in academic literature. The two most often mentioned are: The Medical model: this view sees disability as a ‘problem’ belonging to the individual affected. E.g. if a wheelchair user had difficulty getting up steps, the problem is seen as to do with the individual’s wheelchair not the steps. The Social model: this view claims that disability is in some sense a social construction. It is society that ‘disables’ an individual. In the example, the steps are a disabling barrier; they can be changed/adapted to enable the individual to have Read More …

SH4001 Social Determinants of Health Report Assessment2

Introduction to the Report – 2ndAssessment SH4001 Aims of today’s session To provide details on the requirements of the 2nd Assessment: Report Recall academic skills needed for the report Overview Assessment 002: Write a 2,000 word report (70%) identifying one social determinant of health and analyse how it is being addressed in the selected area/setting which draws on their learning from the presentations and relates to the same selected area/setting (LO3,LO4) (Nursing Assignment) Learning Objectives: Describe selected health and social care policies Identify the social determinants of health and the relationship to health inequalities Assessment 2: Report Students should present a written Read More …