Introduction to Social Work Law
This is a core module for the BSc (Hons) Social Work programme. At an introductory level, this module provides an overview of the legal processes and frameworks that inform and guide social work practice in the UK and, more specifically, Wales. This includes an introduction to the meaning and classification of law, the legislative process, devolution and its implications for the administration of justice in Wales. It will also consider the court structure (civil and criminal) and the personnel of the law and their relationship with social workers. Finally, present laws dealing with equality and discrimination will be considered in the context of developing an anti-oppressive approach to practice. Students will be encouraged to begin to critically appraise the strengths and limitations of legal frameworks in terms of human rights implications and in relation to issues of equality.
Legal issues in Social Work and Social Care
This module examines the legal frameworks that shape and regulate decision making in social care and social work. It considers how social workers can make use of law in a way that enables positive and socially just change, and examines the value of law from a variety of perspectives, including service users and professionals. The module covers a range of legal issues relating to social work and social care practice, including child welfare, youth justice and community care. Emphasis is given to the practical application of legal frameworks and human rights considerations to case scenarios. Particular attention is paid to how the Human Rights Act 1998 and anti-discrimination legislation informs practice.
Children's Rights and Safeguarding Children and Young People
This module will examine historical, cultural and ethical issues in relation to both the safeguarding of children and young people and their rights. It will examine the relevant legislation and policy in relation to both areas and evaluate the current safeguarding agenda and implementation of rights in the UK. The cross cultural context of both areas will also be discussed.
It will be a relevant to practitioners working with children across a range of health, social and educational settings.
Safeguarding in Health and Social Care
This module provides students with theoretical knowledge and understanding of safeguarding within health and social care. This is a broad introduction to safeguarding and will include the development of relevant legal frameworks and guidance and the responsibilities of different professional groups and agencies to work together to safeguard children, young people and vulnerable adults.
Health Law and Practice
This module provides an introduction to the role of law in health care and critically examines how the law regulates clinical practice. It will examine how the English Legal System provides a framework for the National Health Service and considers how patients¿ rights are engaged through Human Rights Law, Trespass, the law of obligations as well as examine the development of the common law in other areas including negligence, criminal law and protective laws. Students will be introduced to and become familiar with statute law and case law and will discover how these laws apply in health and social care.
Introduction to Personal and Professional Development
This module provides an introduction to the skills and knowledge required for personal and professional development for health care providers.
Further Personal and Professional Development
This module further develops skills for self-monitoring and reflective practice. This module will also consider topics important for the understanding of Osteopathy within the context of the health care.
Return to Practice
The module is intended to allow nurses to study the theoretical and practical aspects of the contemporary role of the nurse. Students will learn how the structure of NHS settings has changed in the last few years to make it easier for health care professionals, and in particular nurses, to deliver continuously high standards of care.
This module is suitable for:
¿ Qualified nurses and health visitors (HVs)whose registration has lapsed to return to practice in line with the PREP Standards (NMC, 2011)
¿ Qualified nurses whose registration is subject to sanctions imposed by the NMC and are required by the NMC to undertake the return to practice programme. (The Nursing and Midwifery Order, 2001)
¿ EU & EEA qualified nurses to register in the UK in line with Registering as a nurse or midwife in the UK (NMC, 2011).
¿ Registered nurses / HVs seeking to update and refresh their skills and knowledge.
¿ Registered nurses / HVs identified by their employer as requiring an update to refresh their skills and knowledge.
Health Care and the Law
The aim of the module is to raise awareness of the legal principles that underpin health care.
Contemporary Issues in Forensic Mental Health
The module aims to provide practitioners working with offenders with mental disorders with a knowledge base consistent with working with this challenging client group in a variety of settings. The module also seeks to offer an opportunity for practitioners to acquire a range of practical skills focused around risk assessment, risk and care management and therapeutic interventions.
Introduction to Health Law
The introduction to health law module focuses on the key concepts of law as they apply to health care.
Health Law and Practice
This module focuses on the role of law in health care practice with a range of client groups.
Health Promotion and Health Education
This module provides a sound basis for a greater understanding of health promotion and health education to enable students to utilise health promotion in practice.
Legal Method in Health Care Law
This module focuses on the development and application of the law in health care practice.
An Introduction to Health Care Law and Ethics for Physicians Associates
This module will introduce students on the Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) / MSc Physician¿s Associate Studies to the core concepts in health care law and ethics that will inform their practice.
Working as a Doula 1
This module introduces learners to the role of the doula and key concepts and skills relating to doula practice.
Datblygu Bydwreigiaeth Ymarferol
Bydd y modiwl hwn yn parhau i ddatblygu sgiliau ymarferol bydwreigiaeth y fyfyrwraig/myfyr¿r, a bydd yn cael ei gynnal ar leoliad gyda¿r mentoriaid o fewn gosodiadau bydwreigiaeth.
Persons and Illness
The module¿s objectives are to provide students with an appreciation of the connection between our concept of the person and our understanding of some of the conditions that are the objects of medical attention, including aspects of mental health, disability, genetics and dying.
Introduction to Law and Medicine
This module introduces the legal system in England & Wales and its role in medicine. Students will be introduced to the nature of law and legal argument and learn how to evaluate case law in relation to consent to examination and treatment.
Patients, Professionals and the Law
This module introduces the students to the law relating to negligence, reproduction, end of life issues and confidentiality through the use of case law and statute law.
Mental Health, Mental Capacity and the Law
This module introduces students to the laws relating to mental health and mental capacity. Case law will be used to analyse the role of law in this area and mental health will be used as a basis for considering the impact of human rights on healthcare.