A: Understand the role of government in health and social care policymaking
B: Examine the factors that may influence policy making in health and social care
C: Explore the impact of policy on local health and social care organizations and individuals.
Your research should be presented as a report that evaluates how the practice of a health and social care setting local to you, is affected by government policy and other factors, with regard to care delivery.
Your report should also assess the ways in which local and central government work together to make the policies that affect your selected setting. Your report should also include the following:
The evidence for this task should be based on two different local health and social care settings.
You are asked to produce a report that evaluates the ways in which workers and service users are affected by legislation and codes of practice relevant to each of your selected settings. You should also assess the impact of legislation and policy on workers and service users.
Your report must evaluate whether or not policymaking has improved the health and wellbeing of service users in your two selected settings and include a comparison of how your two health and social care settings implement legislation and policies.
You should conclude with an overall explanation of how the health and social care sector is affected by one piece of legislation and how service users are affected by the policy in both health and social care.