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Public Health in Health and Social Care : Report

   

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TABLE OF CONTENTSINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................3TASK 1............................................................................................................................................31.1 The role played by different agencies in determining levels of health and diseases incommunities.................................................................................................................................31.2 Explaining the epidemiology of HIV and Diabetes (Type 2) in the United Kingdom..........51.3 The effectiveness of approaches and strategies used to control the incidence of diseases....6TASK 2............................................................................................................................................82.1 Current priorities and approaches to provision of services for people with diseases............82.2 Relationship between the prevalence of HIV in relation to requirements of health servicesto support individual....................................................................................................................92.3 Analyse the impact of lifestyle choices on the future needs for HSC services....................10TASK 3..........................................................................................................................................113.1 Assess the health and well-being priorities for people in HSC setting................................113.2 The effectiveness of strategies, systems and policies for ensuring health and well-being ofindividuals living in HSC setting...............................................................................................123.3 The changes could be made to improve the health and well-being of individual................123.4 Evaluate an activity that has been implemented to encourage the behaviour change formaximizing health of individual in setting................................................................................13CONCLUSION..............................................................................................................................14REFERENCES..............................................................................................................................152

INTRODUCTIONIn the prevalence of different diseases the public health plays significant role as it focuseson promoting the health and well-being among the individual within the communities. Alongwith this, some public health activities also focuses on initiating the strategies that assists inreducing the illness among the population (Gulliford and Morgan, 2013). The key purpose ofpublic health is to focus on promoting the health and well-being of individual within thecommunities. In order to conduct the report it mainly focuses on understanding the key role ofpublic health in assessing the prevalence of infectious and non-infectious diseases within theUnited Kingdom. Moreover, report will also focuses on measuring the effectiveness of variousstrategies and approaches that used in controlling the level of incidence that is infectious andnon-infectious diseases in the region. Wherein, it would also analyse the impact of differentlifestyle choices on the future needs within the HSC services. There are different lifestylechoices that are opted by an individual that directly influences the future requirement for healthand social care services. TASK 11.1 The role played by different agencies in determining levels of health and diseases incommunitiesHealth and social sector plays an important role within country as it is consider as keyconcern to engage in maintaining public health in the society. There are different factors whichcause hazard on the health sector over the world. These factors need to be considered veryseriously and within the country, there should be health management policies and procedures thatneed to be updated to control some of the issues of health and social care. There are differentagencies responsible in identifying levels of health and disease in communities (De Cock, Jaffeand Curran, 2012). These are:World Health Organization – It is an international institution which mainly functions atproviding services and support to the different health care institutions around the globeand specially to them, who primarily need it. Role played by WHO :3

it provides it services to low performing health care providers on a per countrybasis, newly debilitated areas and the likes. The organization also joins forces with other necessary health care organizationin order to help them in implementation of certain programs and local activities.It has the responsibility regarding identifying causes and magnitudes or problemsrelating to health and also their solutions. It then, apply solutions and evaluate theimpact (Chowell and Nishiura, 2014). It focuses on chronic diseases like cancer and HIV. WHO also took somemeasures to reduce the effect of Diabetes. NHS- it is an another organization which take care about health and social sector incountry. It takes care of hospitals, clinic and provides other supportive services. Role played by NHS:it is a voluntary organization which provide their support to manage the healthactivities at local level. This system provides healthcare to every legal resident of the country and mostservices are provides by them are of free of cost (Beyrer, Baral and Brookmeyer,2012).The aim of NHS is to meet the need of everyone and also services should be freeat the point of delivery, in case of clinical need. Public Health England- its an executive agency of department of health in UK. It cameinto force on 1 April, 2013. Role played by Public health England :mission of public health England is to protect and improve the health of nationand also addressing inequalities. It is the duty of Public health England tp prevent and manage diseases andinjuries along with other health conditions through promoting health carebehavior , communities and environment. It aim to provide advice and services to people for living a healthy life (Schmidtand Brindis, 2012).4

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