Your Foundation in Health & Social Care
- Graham Brotherton - Newman University College
- Steven Parker - The Open University
Other Health Specialties | Social Work & Social Policy (General)
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.
'This is probably the first textbook which I have recommended to all students to buy. It is a comprehensive and accessible introduction for those wishing to study at foundation degree level'
- Joanne Smith,
Tutor, Foundation degree in Health and Social Care, University of Bolton
'I am recomending this book for any student who has a fear of academic writing. The chapters are reader-friendly and promote reflection through activities and pertinent case study material'
- Julie Brennan,
Health and Social Care Lecturer, Liverpool Community College
This book offers an opportunity to stretch and challenge students in all aspects of their health and social care course and I will be recommending it for our library provision.
Good foundation text for students entering into academia who have not got the grounding required for traditional entry to degree programmes in healthcare. The text enables and supports development of learning skills throughout the programme of study. Students find this accessible, citing as a reference source within written work.
An excellent resource full of valuable information.
This has been an insightful read, with great activities to promote in depth thought and discussion. A great resource.
This book seems to cover a lot of information/topics that can be used across the entire 8 modules of the HNC Health and Social Care Programme.
very good introductory text for health and social care students. I used with my HNC group and foundation degree group. it is very accessible and a great starting point for less confident learners with links further relevant readings suggested.
Addresses some core principles and theory in practice.
We have recommended the text to our students to review alongside core material.
I teach on the FdSc Healthcare Practice, this book is especially useful for students who have not studied for a while, it has lots of advice regarding how to study. Other subjects covered in this book also support this degree programme.
This book is useful to the students throughout their course and is highly recommended as a key text.
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter One: Approaching Learning