Description

This module, previously known as Personalised Care in Long Term Conditions, is suitable for all health and social care practitioners who work with people with one or more long term condition(s) who wish to develop skills in supporting people to live with these conditions in line with current health and social care policy based on national and international evidence.This module aims to equip health professionals with the knowledge and skills required to underpin effective long term conditions management. It explores health and social care needs and identifies different care delivery methods that can be used to meet the healthcare needs of individuals with a long term condition and their families and carers.Successful students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the evidence base and policy initiatives informing care of people with long term conditions. They will be able to identify how health and social care practitioners can influence health outcomes at an individual, family and community level. Students will be able to work with people with long term conditions to plan and facilitate improved outcomes.