This module develops your understanding of the modern welfare system by tracing the historical development of the welfare state and current welfare strategies and reforms.
Emphasis is placed on key contemporary issues and on how these issues affect the experiences of people affected by cancer and long term conditions. Good information, advice and support for people affected by cancer and long term conditions are central to well-being.
This module enhances existing service provision and national standards while offering academic accreditation to those working in information and welfare advice services and to allied health and social care professionals.
The module is structured into 5 parts:
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Acquiring key learning in these areas will develop your understanding and enhance your advice skills and professional competencies.
This module was developed in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Research.