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HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE1THE ROLE OF PUBLIC HEALTH IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CAREby SAMUEL BOLA TINUADECPK 36 Pearson BTEC Level 5 HND Health and Social CareProfessor's Name Institution July 12, 2018
HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE2IntroductionThe report aims at discussing the roles of public health in Health and SocialCare setting. The report addresses three essential objectives, the first objective isunderstanding the various approaches and strategies used in measuring, monitoringand managing varying diseases in communities. The second objective is to providethe disease and illness implications in communities for health and social careservices provision. Lastly, third objective is to understand the various factorsinfluencing the well-being and health of people in health and social careenvironment. LO1:Q1. Local Authorities It is the corporate responsibility of any and all local authorities to protect andcheck on the welfare of vulnerable people especially the adults. The local authoritiesare likely to achieve this task through their coordination with other agencies, theservice users, and the voluntary groups (World Health Organization, 2016). Local Health Boards The local health boards in any setting have the legislative responsibility ofoperating mutually alongside the local institutions, with the aim of creating policiesfor better welfare, social care and physical conditions for citizens within theirjurisdiction. Additionally, the Local Health Board compensates for most of thehospitals and family fitness services provisions (World Health Organization, 2016). Social Service Authorities The Social Service Authorities as one of the agencies have the responsibilityto harmonize the local strategy regulation for the defense of vulnerable adults whoare prone to exploitation. The law is used according to section-7 base on the LocalAuthority Social Services Act 1970, requiring the local agencies or authorities towork under the National Assembly supervision. Moreover, the social services have aconstitutional mandate to provide a series of aid and care for the vulnerable adults.The Social Services are also accountable for evaluation management of the adult’sneeds and wellbeing encouragement (World Health Organization, 2016). NHS Trusts with Secondary Health Care Providers The National Health Service Trusts are responsible for providing inferior aswell as tertiary out-patient and in-patient services. All the community and hospitalstaff should be equipped with the multiple ways of building an adult protectionagency and be aware of their roles and reference guide for experts (World HealthOrganization, 2016). National Public Health Service (NPHS)The NPHS has no responsibility of providing legislative functions but providesrecommendations, support, and direction to related agencies, for instance, the LocalHealth Boards. National Public Health Services is responsible or accountable fornotifying and lending a hand in the provision of the right obligations (World HealthOrganization, 2016).