Introducing Health and Social Care Assessment

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Introducing Health and SocialCare Assessment
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1Demographic Profile of London Borough..................................................................................1Health issues London Borough...................................................................................................1Health inequalities.......................................................................................................................2Social determinants of health......................................................................................................2Policy issues................................................................................................................................3Public Health Provisions in Borough..........................................................................................4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONHealth and social care is a term which is related to the services which are particularavailable from health and social care providers. Present report is based up the health issues whichare present in the society and how this socialimpacts on people’s healthin the chosen area(Baldwin, 2016). There are various socialdeterminants which determine circumstances in whichindividuals are grow, live and die.All these will be shaped according to allocation of resources,power and money at regional, international and global level.MAIN BODYDemographic Profile of London BoroughLondon, Borough of Southwark is amongst highly populated areas in south Londonforming part of inner Londonas compared to other areas of London and has the population ofmore than 244,866 in a given area as per the 2001 census(London Borough Profiles and Atlas,2019). London, Borough has got the geographical ethnicity of 8% of black Caribbean and 63%of Black African. According to the census of 2011 the male and female ratio is 43:57.London,Borough of Southwark consists mostly of young population as compared to other areas, the areahas got the median age of 32.9 years as compared to other parts of London.About 92% of Southwark population is under the age of 65 years which is consideredmuch higher population as compared to the national average of 82%.Births are exceeding thenumber of deaths in Southwark wards, premature mortality rate deaths in <75 years which is dueto circulatory disease is higher at the rate of 74 per 1000.The unemployment ratio of London,Borough is 6.5% which is the fourth highest rate in London. The poverty rate of SouthwarkLondon approximately 31%and the rate of housing affordability is 67% which in 2017 and thereare 8/32 evictions in 2017 and about 1.3 million people is diagnosed with CVD in England inwhich 46% are men and 48% are women. .Health issues London BoroughThere are various health issues that exist in London, Borough but the most crucial healthissue that prevails in Borough is Cardio Vesicular Disease (Mason, A and et.., 2015.). It is alsocalled the circular disease and it is one of the most common deaths causing in the area. Thedeaths as consequences of circular disease accounts to the deaths annually 542 deaths which is29% of deaths in the 3 year period 2015-2017. Cardiovascular disease refers to the conditionwhen the blood vessels of the heart is blocked which leads to the heart attack, or chest pain or a1
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