Your Foundation in Health & Social Care provides readers with all the knowledge and skills necessary for effective learning at Foundation level, both in study and the workplace.
It explores all the key areas of the Foundation Degree, including:
- critical analysis and practice
- work placement skills
Each chapter features case studies to translate theory into real-life practice, activities to challenge readers, and further reading so that students can develop their understanding.
This is an essential companion for those studying foundation degrees across health and social care, and also valuable reading for students at higher education level.
About the Editors and Contributors Introduction - Graham Brotherton and Steven Parker PART ONE: APPROACHES Approaching Learning - Ruth Beretta Learning through Work and Placement: Becoming Reflective - Graham Brotherton, Helen Davies, Gill McGillivray and Steven Parker Understanding Evidence and Information; Becoming Research Aware - Graham Brotherton PART TWO: KEY ISSUES The Social Context of Health and Social Care - Robert Mears Developing a Professional Identity - Graham Brotherton and Gill McGillivray Values in Practice - Steven Parker The Political and Organisational Context of Health and Social Care - Graham Brotherton Psychology for Health and Social Care - Nadine Pearce Interpersonal Communication - Judith Mann The Future of Health and Social Care Services - Graham Brotherton Glossary Bibliography Index