HSC7007 Critically analyse approaches to promote effective collaboration and integration, with critical consideration of policy, and theoretical and ideological frameworks

Collaborative and Integration in Health and Social Care, University of Bolton

Learning Outcome 1: Critically appraise collaboration and integration within health and social care services
Learning Outcome 2: Critically evaluate the impact of boundaries through the review of professional role
Learning Outcome 3: Critically analyse approaches to promote effective collaboration and integration, with critical consideration of policy, and theoretical and ideological frameworks
Learning Outcome 4: Recommend and justify appropriate strategies and operational approaches available to implement collaborative / integrated working in health and social care

Part 1 - Assignment Brief:

1. Produce a critical and evaluative essay on the significance of collaborative and integrated approach within health and social care.

2. Explore the concepts of professionalism, boundaries and policies on collaboration and integration in health and social care.

3. Analyze approaches to promote effective collaboration and integration.

4. Reference should be made to theoretical and ideological concepts/frameworks on collaboration and integration
- With critical consideration on policy relevant to collaboration and integration.

In addition, the marking tutor will be looking for evidence of the following:
• Does the essay cover the main points of the topic logically?
• Is the essay presented in an appropriate context?
• Is the essay coherent and well-structured?
• Is there evidence of personal research in relation to the topic beyond material covered in class?
• Is there evidence of understanding of the topic?

Part 2: Critical Review / Reflection

Part 2 - Assignment Brief:
Please use the format provided for the development of your review / reflection

1. You are required to write a critical review /reflection using a specific experience / examples to recommend and justify appropriate strategies and operational approaches to implement collaboration and integration in health and social care.

2. You are required to collate and analyse information from scholarly and non scholarly materials, with appendices of relevant information to the review also included.

Your review will address the following criteria:
• Introduce your case study
• Justify why it is important to implement collaborative and integrated working in professional practice
• Discuss approach strategies that relate and underpin professionalism the identified case study
• Consider the recommendations for practice, for a collaborative and integrated approach, relevant to experience / example used.
• Draw some conclusions

You must demonstrate correct referencing throughout your presentation.

The general marking criteria will apply to both parts of your assignment. In addition,
the marking tutor will be looking for evidence of the following:
• Does the work cover the main points of the chosen topic logically?
• Is the material presented in an appropriate context?
• Is a coherent and well-structured presentation format made?
• Is there evidence of personal research in relation to the topic beyond material covered in class?
• Is there evidence of understanding of the chosen topic?