Postgraduate Course: Personalisation and Outcomes: theoretical perspectives and practical approaches (ISSH11022)
|School||School of Health in Social Science
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course supports senior health and social care professionals involved in the implementation and development of outcomes focussed and personalised approaches. The course provides an opportunity for students to critically engage with the theoretical underpinnings of personalisation and outcomes as well as empirical and practice evidence. This course will be targeted at existing students in MSc Integrated Service Improvement and other programmes within the school. As a CPD opportunity it will be marketed across health, social care, housing, public, private and voluntary sectors where staff and managers are increasingly seeking to personalise services and supports. This is an option course for the MSc in Integrated Service Improvement. It is also available as a standalone CPD credit and non credit course.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Available to all students (SV1)
|Course Start Date
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 21,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||This course is assessed by an essay (4,000 to 5,000 words). In the essay students will be required to examine the implications of taking an outcomes focussed, personalised approach to services for service users and carers, staff and whole organisations.
Assessments will be marked according to School/College policy and made available for moderation by the External Examiner.
|No Exam Information
| A critical understanding of the different theoretical, political and policy drivers towards personalisation and outcomes focussed practice.
To demonstrate an understanding of outcomes from the perspectives of various interest groups in health and social care.
Appreciation of the different ways in which personalisation has been implemented in practice with different client groups, including people with communication difficulties and limited capacity
Understanding of the challenges and supports to the implementation of personalisation and outcomes focussed approaches in practice.
An appreciation of the research and practice evidence as to the impact of a move towards personalisation and outcomes focussed approaches on individual service users and carers, staff and whole systems.
A critical understanding of the role that personalisation and a focus on outcomes can play in supporting improvement and integration within health and social care.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Ailsa Cook
Tel: (0131 6)50 3881
|Course secretary||Miss Sue Larsen
Tel: (0131 6)51 6671
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