Assignment Brief Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care

Topic: Assignment Brief Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care
Brief – Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care
Programme Edexcel BTEC Levels 4 and 5 Higher Nationals in Health and Social Care
Unit Title: Managing Financial Resources in Health and Social Care
Unit : 14 Date Issued:
Week beginning 5th May 2014
Rules and regulations:
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Coursework Regulations
1. Students are required to submit their coursework on-line through online e-learning system
2. Detailed information about this is available in the student handbook submission
3. Details of submission procedures and penalty fees can be obtained from Academic Administration or the general student handbook.
4. Late coursework will be accepted by Academic Administration Office and marked according to the guidelines given in your Student Handbook for this year.
5. If you need an extension (even for one day) for a valid reason, you must request one, using a coursework extension request form available from the Academic Administration Office. Do not ask the lecturers responsible for the course – they are not authorised to award an extension. The completed form must be accompanied by evidence such as a medical certificate in the event of you being sick.
6. General guidelines for submission of coursework:
a. All work must be word-processed and must be of “good” standard.
b. Document margins shall not be more than 2.5cm or less than 1.5cm
c. Font size in the range of 11 to 14 points distributed to including headings and body text. Preferred typeface to be of a common standard such as Arial or Times New Roman for the main text.
d. Any computer files generated such as programme code (software), graphic files that form part of the course work must be submitted either online with the documentation.
e. The copy of the course work submitted may not be returned to you after marking and you are advised to have your personal copy for your reference.
Outcomes and assessment requirements
Assignment title Managing Financial Resources in the health and Social Care Organisations – CARETECH HOLDING PLS
Learning Outcome (LO)
Assessment Criteria In this assessment you will have the opportunity to present evidence that shows you are able to:
Understand how systems are used to manage financial resources in health and social care 1.1 D2 Explain the principles of costing and business control systems
1.2 Identify information needed to manage financial resources
1.3 M1 Explain the regulatory requirements for managing financial resources
1.4 Evaluate systems for managing financial resources in a health or care organisation
Learner declaration
I certify that the work submitted for this assignment is my own and research sources are fully acknowledged.
Student signature: Date:
In addition to the above PASS criteria, this assignment gives you the opportunity to submit evidence in order to achieve the following MERIT and DISTINCTION grades
Grade Descriptor Indicative characteristic/s Contextualisation
Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions
Make effective judgment on the impact of regulators on the quality of care in the NHS; state at least two regulators and explain their roles (LO 1.3)
Select/design and apply appropriate methods/techniques
M3 Present and communicate appropriate findings
Coherent, logical development of principles/concept for the intended audience The answer should consist of the at least 2 subheadings fully explained: (i) The red flags of fraud (ii) Actions to take in the event of fraud (LO 3.2)
Explain the meaning of tecchical terms and functions in the Health organsiation (CCG, Capitation, Private equity) as you discuss the various sources of income for health and social care organisation (LO 2.1)
Use critical reflection to evaluate own work and justify valid conclusions
Conclusion arrived at through synthesis of ideas & justicfied
You will explain and justify the various scheme proposed to improve the health care delivery by changes in the financial systems (LO 4.4)
You will discuss the factors that mostly affect and influence availability of resource and suggest how health and social organisation can use that to their advantage (LO2.2)
Take responsibility for managing and organising activities
The importance of interdependence recognised and achieved You will demonstrate with diagram and table, the budget monitoring arrangement. You will need to provide clear link of the process (LO 3.3)