Factors Influencing Health & Social Care Services | Assignment

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INFLUENCES OFHEALTH AND SOCIALCARE
TABLE OF CONTENTINTRODUCTION................................................................................................................................2TASK 1.................................................................................................................................................21.1 Analyse the impact of external environmental factors on health and social care organisations....21.2 Evaluate the ways in which organisations respond to the impact of external factors, includingthose of external stakeholder...........................................................................................................2TASK 2.................................................................................................................................................32.1 Compare and contrast different types of organisational structures in health and social care....32.2 Analyse the concept of organisational culture in health and social care services......................32.3 Analyse theories relating to the behaviour of individuals and groups in health and social careorganisations....................................................................................................................................42.4 Explain how the organisational structure and culture of a health and care organisationimpacts on service delivery..............................................................................................................4TASK 3.................................................................................................................................................53.1, 3.2 and 3.3 Executive Summary...............................................................................................5CONCLUSION....................................................................................................................................6REFERENCES.....................................................................................................................................7
INTRODUCTIONHealth and social care service organisation have raised in recent years. These type oforganisations helps the disabled people, treats all the diseases and medical issues. They aim to helppeople in the best possible way. The report aims to get an understanding of external factorsinfluencing the health and social care services. Also, impacts of type of structure and culture of theorganisation on the service consumers (Arvidson and Lyon, 2014). Behaviour theories of theindividuals and groups on the cited organisation is also evaluated. Role of leadership in serviceprovision and the contribution of leaders in the organisation are also discussed. TASK 11.1 Analyse the impact of external environmental factors on health and social care organisationsVoluntary Service Organisation(VSO) is a UK based charitable organisation. Influence ofexternal factor on health and social care services on VSO has become a significant aspect ofdevelopment and planning methods. These factors include, political, social, demographical, legaland other external factors. Changing of policies regularly by the government to reduce expenditureof this sector, fluctuations in drugs importing policy, strikes by the employees, renegotiation of thecontracts to reduce cost are major political issue affecting this sector (Barr and Dowding, 2015).Economic factors affecting the quoted sector are inflation and rise in interest rates and hencedecrease in investments, increase in resignation by employees due to salary issues, need for bestinfrastructure etc. Social factors includes increasing population, reduction in fertility, genderpriorities, changing eating habits, media coverages, sedimentary lifestyle of people etc. Technology also carries a great impact on this sector. Determining the technological factorshelps to identify the improvements and trends needed for the service. Use of the latest technologymachineries, inventions and changes needed in existing equipments, internet connections andupdation with the latest methodology etc. are some factors. In legal concerns medical safetyprinciples and device legislation has resolved many issues and offered many opportunities.Environmental factors like adoption of green IT, interaction of organisation with the environmentetc., influence the cited sector. 1.2 Evaluate the ways in which organisations respond to the impact of external factors, includingthose of external stakeholderExternal stakeholders of VSO include customers, suppliers, investors, media, health visitors,

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