• What might be some of the difficulties and rewards of being a carer for a family member?
    K101 An introduction to health and social care Assessment Guide October 2013 Presentation Contents 1 Introduction 2 2 About K101 learning and assessment 2 2.1 How your learning is assessed 2 2.2 Continuous assessment 2 2.3 Cut-off dates for assessed work 4...
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    relationships’, K101 block 1: Who cares? Milton Keynes, The Open University Watson, N., Northedge,.A. (2010) ‘Unit 2: Illness, Health and Care’, K101 block 1: Who cares? Milton Keynes, The Open University Walmsley, J. (2010) ‘Unit 3: Social care in the community’, K101 block 1: Who cares? Milton...
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  • Ann an Carer
    Ann Ann has a number of difficulties, not just in caring for her step-father Angus, who has Parkinson's Disease, but in the effect her caring duties have on her husband Bob, their daughter Zoe and on her own social life. When Ann made the decision to take over the care of her father when her...
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  • Carer
    to target their resources, but they also exclude people who fall below their threshold (K101, Unit 1.2, p.22). REFERENCES 1. http://www.walthamforest.gov.uk/index/care/caring[ Accessed 19 February 2011] 2. The Open University (2010) K101 an Introduction to Health And Social Care...
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  • TMA 01
    The Open University Describe the difficulties and rewards of being a carer for a family member. Illustrate your answer using examples from Unit 1. Kirsty Murray C3048907 K101: An Introduction to Health and Social Care Lynn Chalmers 1st November 2012 Describe the...
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    which offer advice and support for diabetics – normally the first port of call is the GP, who, depending on PCT policy will refer the patient to either a hospital endocrinologist, or a specialist Diabetes care nurse (secondary care). This will then lead to a series of appointments with other...
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    K101 The Difficulties and Rewards of Being a Family Carer Carer The current government definition of a Carer states that the word means someone who looks after a friend, relative or neighbour who needs support because of their sickness, age or disability. This does not mean a special care...
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  • What might be some of the difficulties and rewards of being a carer for a family member? Use examples from Unit 1 to illustrate your answer.
    will be referring to the case study of Ann Walker carried out by Joyce Cavaye (2007) (K101, Block 1) for my examples. “The word ‘carer’ means someone who looks after a friend, relative or neighbour who needs support because of their sickness, age or disability.” (Directgov, 2006. K101 Block 1 p12...
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    member of the family. A family who provide care all take some part in that care. Even if just to give support or someone to chat to. In Peter Townsend's study of care in the 1950's this was the way it was. The whole extended family took some role in the care and supported each other. (k101, unit1, p48) (peter Townsend, 1957) However this is to a much lesser extent in today's society. In conclusion ...
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  • Why Can It Be Difficult to Decide Whether Someone Is Carer
    however be difficult for example, Mrs W is a 65 year old lady who lives alone in a bungalow with all adaptations to enable her to be independent with personal cares. She has severe arthritis which limits her mobility and use of her limbs which causes her to struggle with all activities of daily...
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  • What might be some of the difficulties and rewards of being a carer for a family member?
    health and social care, Who Cares? 2nd edn, The Open University, Milton Keynes. The Open University (2009b) ‘DVD 1: Block 1 Unit 1, Audio 1.1 Tensions round the TV – Cheryl makes Ann think’ [DVD], K101 An Introduction to health and social care. Milton Keynes, The Open University. The Open...
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  • Care with in the Family
    context of Cavaye’s research study Ann Walker is one of these people. Like many Ann became a carer not through personal choice, but from a sense of duty and obligation. Caring is traditionally seen as a woman's role and 58% of carers in the UK are women (K101, unit 1, page 39). eople who care for a...
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     AN INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE (K101) The environment people live in may have a positive or negative effect on their health and well-being. To agree on what is meant by “health and well-being” Ronald Labonte’s model...
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    the K101 module and further reading from online resources. The research orchestrated by Dr Joyce Cavaye and the case of Ann Walker will help illustrate the difficulties and rewards of caring for a family member. After the death of her mother, Ann provided care for her father who suffered from...
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  • Tma01 K101
    with being a carer - and reiterated that all isn’t as it seems to the outside eyes. Word Count: 1200 References DirectGov (Online) (www.directgov.co.uk) K101 introduction to health and social care (Who cares? : 1) Activity 11 Page 44 Activity 6 Page 29 & DVD Material K101. Activity 12 ‘Your family’ Page 46 - Robert Shire. Activity 1 - DVD Material K101 - an incident on the stairs ....
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  • Difficulties and rewards for being a carer for a family member
    survived if some hadn’t at least, fed us and kept us warm and fairly safe.” (K101 who cares?) Family member feel great satisfaction in knowing that they have helped one of their loved ones in need, providing the best quality of life possible. Carers do this by encouraging the person they care for...
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  • reward and difficulties of being a carer
    K101 Block1 unit 1 Who cares? Part B Developing essay writing skills The way I planned to write the essay was firstly I studied all the unit 1 k101 resources and understanding health and social care books and made brief notes on my word pad, in also printed off the activities that were set...
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  • Miss
    In this essay I will be discussing the case study in K101 block 1 unit 1 of Ann, 37 the daughter of Angus, 79 who has Parkinson disease her daughter Zoe 12 a student and Bob her husband. Parkinson’s disease is a condition which affects about one in 500 people in the UK it is the results of a loss...
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  • rewards and difficulties of being a carer
    A carer is a person, of any age that looks after another person whether they are a family member, friend or partner who needs assistance with daily activities. The care a person provides is varied and unpaid. The term carer (K101, Unit 1, page 12) means ‘looking after someone who needs support...
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  • TMA3
     Part A There is a difference between helping a family member and living as a carer for a family member. In many cases the carer starts by helping but as the person who you are caring for becomes more dependent on help it changes to caring. Being a carer involves much more than...
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