1.2. Outline the purpose of provision offered by different types of service

Qualification: Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to Health and Social Care
Unit: 1.1: Understand the range of service provision and roles with health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Learning outcome: 1. Know the range of service provision available in health and social care (adults and children and young people), early years and childcare
Assessment criteria: 1.2. Outline the purpose of provision offered by different types of service

  • Community based services for adults (e.g. community nursing, smoking cessation, etc.)
  • Community based services for children and young people (e.g. school nursing, sexual health clinics etc.)
  • Domiciliary services for adults – supporting adults in their home (e.g. dressing, cleaning, washing etc.)
  • Domiciliary services for children and young people – supporting children in their home (e.g. dressing, cleaning, washing etc.)
  • Day services for adults – socialising, leisure activities, learning (e.g. for adults with learning disabilities)
  • Residential services for adults – housing and care (e.g. elderly care home)
  • Residential services for children and young people – housing and care (e.g. for looked-after children)
  • Early years (e.g. nurseries, childcare etc.)
  • Children’s care learning and development (e.g. sports coaches, teachers etc.)
  • Tele-care – monitors vulnerable people and alerts call centre of any problems who will then arrange to respond
  • Extra care – housing and care services
  • Supported housing – housing and support
  • Supported employment – employment with additional support
  • Self-directed support – personalised support chosen by the support-receiver (e.g. personal budgets etc.)
  • Acute hospital services – short-term healthcare(e.g. accident and emergency etc.)
  • Community hospitals – smaller, local hospitals providing services to the community
  • General practitioner services – treat common illnesses and refer to specialists, if necessary
  • pharmacy in hospitals and community – provide medication
  • Substance misuse services – support individuals that misuse substances
  • Complementary healthcare – alternative and additional treatments to mainstream treatments (e.g. herbal medicines, homeopathy, acupuncture etc.)

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