As part of the formal assessment for the programme you are required to submit a Communication and Collaboration in Managing the Professional Environment assessment. Please refer to your Student Handbook for full details of the programme assessment scheme and general information on preparing and submitting assignments.
After completing the module, you should be able to:
LO1: Show an understanding of how multi-agency working contributes to the well-being of both service user and care/ staff.
LO2: Explore and discuss the importance of operating in a collaborative way and being an effective team member.
LO3: Reflect on the health and social care worker’s role and responsibility in ensuring effective communication and collaboration in practice.
LO4: Demonstrate the ability to transfer good practice to others.
Professional Skills – Perform effectively within the professional environment. Work within a team, demonstrating interpersonal skills such as effective listening, negotiating, persuading and presentation. Be flexible and adaptable to changes within the professional environment.
Maximum word count:
Please note that exceeding the word count by over 10% will result in a reduction in grade by the same percentage that the word count is exceeded.
You must not include your name in your submission because Arden University operates anonymous marking, which means that markers should not be aware of the identity of the student. However, please do not forget to include your STU number.
Consider multi -agency working, communication and collaboration when working with older people with chronic disease.
Produce an essay which discusses the following;
1) Explain how you can support older people with chronic disease using a multi-agency approach and consider the benefits of this to staff and service user
2) Discuss the importance of collaboration in supporting the service user and explore how to work as an effective team member
3) Reflect on the practitioner’s role in communicating and collaborating effectively with the service user, their families and the care teams
1) Provide a written reflection on a critical incident in your work setting where you have demonstrated the ability to transfer good practice to others. Consider how this good practice might support service users such as adults with chronic disease.
You have the opportunity to submit a draft outline on a word document to demonstrate your planned content and writing style on one of the learning outcomes (maximum 750 words). You should also include 2 citations, 1 direct quotation and references to receive formative feedback.
The feedback is designed to help you develop areas of your work and it helps you develop your skills as an independent learner.
If you are a distance learning student, you should submit your work, by email, to your tutor, no later than 2 weeks before the actual submission deadline. If you are a blended learning student, your tutor will give you a deadline for formative feedback and further details.
Outstanding performance which demonstrates the ability to analyse the subject area and to confidently apply theory whilst showing awareness of any relevant ethical
The work shows an excellent level of competence and confidence in managing appropriate sources and materials, initiative and excellent academic writing skills and
professional skills (where appropriate). The work shows originality of thought.
Excellent performance which demonstrates the ability to analyse the subject and apply theory whilst showing some awareness of any relevant ethical considerations.
The work shows a high level of competence in managing sources and materials, initiative and very good academic writing skills and professional skills (where appropriate).
The work shows originality of thought.
Very good performance which demonstrates the ability to analyse the subject and apply some theory.
The work shows a good level of competence in managing sources and materials and some initiative. Academic writing skills are good and expression remains accurate
overall. Good professional skills (where appropriate). The work shows some original thought.