20 credits at level HE6
This module allows the student the opportunity to explore and examine the health, social and voluntary care context in which long term conditions are managed and delivered.
National and local policy/drivers that shape the management of long term conditions (LTC).
Case finding/Use of predictive tools eg. Parr, Combined Model, SAP.
The role of social services and the voluntary sector in the mangement of LTC.
Learning strategies will be matched to the nature and context of the subject area and will include:
Interactive and supportive literature via WebCT
Problem based learning
Learning will be enhanced by the multidisciplinary context in which health and social care professionals can utilise their wide ranging experiences to share in the learning process.
when you have successfully completed this module you will:
to demonstrate that you have achieved the learning outcome you will:
|1.||Be familiar with the contemporary political health and social agenda in relation to the management of LTC's||
1.1 Identify key policies (national and local) for the management of LTC's
1.2 Utilise knowledge of relevant legislation and Government policy
1.3 Recognise the impact of these policies on service and care delivery
|2.||Consider the assessment tools utilised in the management of LTCs eg. PARR, Combined Model, SAP
2.1 Critically analyse the tools available
2.2 Demonstrate the application of predictive tools in the management of LTC’s
|3.||Understand the concept of collaborative working with other agencies||
3.1 Identify and utilise appropriate health, social and voluntary agencies to support the management of people with LTC’s
3.2 Discuss how these agencies can work together to promote the health and well being of people with LTC’s
|4.||Consider the impact of living with one or more LTC on the individual, and their carers||
4.1 Establish how an individual may adapt to living with a LTC
4.2 Critically evaluate the effects on the individual and their carers of living with a LTC
4.3 Discuss and evaluate how individuals and families can be supported to manage their LTC
Your achievement of the learning outcomes for this module will be tested as follows:
|Description||A 4000 word assignment/report on a work related issue relating to LTC management|
There are no prerequisites for this module.
No restrictions apply.
Carrier, J. (2009) Managing Long Term Conditions and Chronic Illness in Primary Care. Routledge, Oxon.
Department of Heath (2004) The NHS Improvement Plan: Putting the People at the Heart of the Service DoH London
Department of Health (DoH) (2005) Caring for People with long term conditions. Liberating the Talents of Nurses who care for People with Long term conditions DoH, London
Department of Health (DoH) (2005) The National Service Framework for Long Term Conditions DoH, London
Glasby, J., Dickenson, H. (2008) Partnership working in health and social care Policy Press Bristol
Hudson B. (2005) Sea change or quick fix? Policy on long term conditions in England
Health and Social Care in the Community 13 (4), 378–385
Lillyman, S., Saxon, A (2008) Community Matrons: Caring for people with long term conditions Quay Books London
Lyons, C., Nixon, D., Coren, A. (2006) Long Term Conditions and Depression Care Services Improvement Partnership Cheshire
Neno, R., Price, D. (2008) The handbook for advanced primary care nurses Open University Press Maidenhead
Presho, M (2008) (Ed) Managing Long Term Conditions: A Social Model for Community Practice Wiley Blackwell Chichester
Salway, S., Platt, L., Chowbey, P., Harriss, K., Bayliss, E. (2007) Long term ill health, poverty and ethnicity The policy press Bristol
Snodder, J (2010) Case Management of Long Term Conditions: principles and practice for nursing Blackwell Publishing Oxford
Department of Health: http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/index.htm
DH Care networks: http://www.dhcarenetworks.org.uk
Kings Fund: http://www.kingsfund.org.uk/
National Primary Care Research and Development Centre: http://www.npcrdc.ac.uk
Social Care on-line http://www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk/about/about.asp
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