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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 4/30/2013.
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Your Foundation in Health & Social Care provides readers with all the knowledge and skills necessary for effective learning at Foundation level, both in study and the workplace. It explores all the key areas of the Foundation Degree, including values, communication, legal issues and psychology. The second edition has been expanded to incorporate a central theme of work-based learning, essential to the Foundation Degree. All the chapters are updated to include the latest sources, case study material, recent policy developments and theoretical debates. The book also includes: - A completely new chapter on professional identity, exploring the concept of professional identity and the implications for inter-professional working. - New material on work placement skills, enabling students to develop and take responsibility for their own professional development and workplace learning - New content on critical analysis and practice, providing a theoretical and practice framework to help students develop as critical practitioners. Each chapter includes case studies to translate theory into real-life practice, activities to engage and challenge readers, and further reading so that students can develop their understanding. This is an essential companion for those studying Foundation degrees across health and social care, and also valuable reading for students at higher education level.