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1 Unit 2 – Principles of Health and Social Care
Understand the impact of policy, regulation, legislation, codes of practice and standards on organisation policy and practice

2 Lesson Objectives Describe the difference between a legislation and a policy Explain one legislation in detail Analyse the impact of this legislation on the care being provided

3 Legislation What is a? Policy

4 Assignment Research Divide learners into small groups, to conduct research into the application of relevant codes of practice and role of codes of practice in supporting service user

5 Task 2 Legislation provides a framework for all health and social care employees; your manager has now asked that you provide an information brochure, on the impact of current policy, legislation, regulations, codes of practice and standards, on your own organisation policy and practice. Working in groups of three you will research and reference five current, legislations. Begin the brochure with an explanation of the implementation of polices, legislation, regulations and codes of practice that are relevant to health and social care. Before explaining how local policies and procedures can be developed in accordance with national and policy requirements.   The brochure must be word processed and include a bibliography of all sources consulted. To achieve M1 you must demonstrate that you have looked at policies and legislation and identified why these have been implemented and explain the impact if these had not been put into practice. To achieve M2 you must select appropriate resource materials for the assignment with the use of the internet, journals, publications and text. The bibliography must be presented in an appropriate format. Individually you will produce an 800 word essay evaluating the impact of these on your organisational policy and practice.

6 Group Roles Brochure Designer Reference List creator Proof reading
Research 1 x Code of Practice 1 x Regulator 1 x Policy 3 x Legislations

7 Current policy Every Child Matters Rights to Action Quality Protects
Children First Procurement, working together to safeguard children: a guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children Valuing People Fulfilling the Promises

8 Current codes of practice
Code of Practice for Social Care Workers Code of Practice for Employers of Social Care Workers The Code: standards of conduct, performance and ethics for nurses and midwives

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