What are the two main underpinning principles in health and social care?
This depends on the curriculum in your school, and where they chose to focus. It's difficult to argue that any principle is objectively the most important. Sociologists will always argue and differ. Generally, here are the main principles that people will refer to: • Ensure individuals are able to make informed choices to manage their self-care needs • Communicate effectively to enable individuals to assess their needs, and develop and gain confidence to self-care • Support and enable individuals to access appropriate information to manage their self-care needs • Support and enable individuals to develop skills in self-care • Support and enable individuals to use technology to support self-care • Advise individuals how to access support networks and participate in the planning, development and evaluation of services • Support and enable risk management and risk-taking to maximise independence and choice This was from a pharmaceutical journal. I know there's seven listed, but it will give you a strong basis and understanding in this space.
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