Core Module Information
Module title: Contemporary Health and Social Care Contexts for Occupational Therapists

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: HSC11129
Module leader: Fiona Maclean
School School of Health & Social Care
Subject area group: Allied Health and Social Care Sciences

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

You will explore, examine and identify topics which may include:
Personal identity, empathy and sense of self Reflection on own life experiences
Unconscious bias
Health and well-being monitoring
Resilience building
Human development across the lifespan Ecological frameworks and social processes for individuals and communities including health inequalities, equity, diversity, and inclusion Relationships between social processes, disadvantage, and social divisions.
Different communities and their respective strengths and limitations
Developing community profiles Understanding of who service-users might be Voluntary, private, and statutory organisations working with service-users and communities Local, national, and global contexts of health and social care – policy drivers, standards and practices Professionals’ roles in supporting individuals and families in different community setting to overcome inequalities in health and social care through universal services, community resources and resilience

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Reflect upon own development and sense of self, including personal and professional identity.
LO2: Critically discuss the need for monitoring of personal health and well-being and examine strategies for building resilience.
LO3: Appraise the needs and strengths of individuals in the context of human development across the lifespan
LO4: Critically explore the implications of changing local, national and global health and social care context for individuals, families and communities.
LO5: Analyse the history, demographics and characteristics of specific communities, including resilience and barriers to equality in health and social care.
LO6: Critically evaluate the inter-related roles of service providers who work with specific communities, including voluntary, private and statutory organisations.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, BLENDED,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: BLENDED
Location of delivery: SIGHTHILL
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Fiona Maclean
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Independent Learning Groupwork (Scheduled) 20
Independent Learning External visits 10
Online Guided independent study 8
Face To Face Seminar 8
Face To Face Tutorial 24
Independent Learning Groupwork (Independent Study) 130
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Portfolio 100 1-6 16 , WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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