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2.2.3 Activités 14 et 15

Activité 14

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2.2.1 L'Ardèche

In this session, you pick up a brochure on the Ardèche at the office du tourisme, with a view to planning a day there with friends.

Key Learning Points

  • Asking for and understanding directions

  • Seeking clarification and/or r
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2.1.2 Activité 9

1. Look at the following icons you would find in a hotel brochure. Find the English equivalents of the French words and phrases.

Trouvez les équivalents anglais

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Epidemiology: An introduction
Public health interventions need to be built on an evidence base and part of this evidence comes from epidemiology: the study of how and why diseases occur. Epidemiology is a bit like a game of detection. It involves identifying diseases, finding out which groups of people are at risk, tracking down causes and so on. This unit looks at some key types of data used in epidemiology, such as statistics on death and ill health, and introduces some techniques used in analysing data.Author(s): Creator not set

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Forensic science and fingerprints
This unit covers how science can make fingerprints easier to study, how they are used in court and some of the questions about the extent to which fingerprint identification is sound and scientific. Students will learn the principles used in classifying and matching fingerprints (often called 'marks'). First published on Fri, 24 Jun 2011 as Author(s): Creator not set

Issues in complementary and alternative medicine
Why are so many people now turning to complementary and alternative medicine and why do approaches to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) raise such controversy? This unit explores the following three key areas: ‘Why people use complementary and alternative medicine’, ‘Critical issues in the therapeutic relationship’ and ‘Ethics in complementary and alternative medicine’.Author(s): Creator not set

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Sport media and culture: Who\'s calling the shots?
The media play a huge part in sport; we find out what's happening, how our team is doing and it creates great sporting moments and sports celebrities and stars. This unit looks at the role played by the media in sport and how this has changed with the development of internet and satellite TV. Who calls the shots athletes, teams or the media moguls? How do social scientists explain this relationship between sport and the media?Author(s): Creator not set

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Public health in community settings: An introduction
This unit introduces you to some key aspects of community level engagement, in particular how to get to know the locality in which you want to work and how you might work in partnership with local people. In doing so, it gives you a sense of the nature and approach of community-based public health work. First published on Tue, 04 Dec 2012 as
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4.14 Changing fatherhood identities

Click view document to read: Men Talking About Fatherhood: Discourse and Identities

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4.2 Talking about gender

Activity 13

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Think about the health or social care service you know best, as either a worker, carer or service user. Think of times in the recent past when gender
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3.10 Working with difference

If ‘racial’ or ethnic differences are produced as part of a process that ‘racialises’ certain groups as ‘other’, how should services respond to the issue of difference? What practical steps can service providers take to ensure all members of the population, whatever their assumed ethnicity, have equal access to services and can participate fully?

Lena Robinson is a psychologist and social work educator who has written extensively on issues of cross-cultural communication for
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2.6 Reflecting on identity

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How would you describe your identity or identities? What kind of words would you use to describe yourself in terms of:

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3.2 Parental competence

Parental competence is not just a matter of the acquisition of parenting skills. It is also an attributed status which relies as much on the judgements of health and social care professionals and the courts as on the behaviour of parents. Judgements, and prejudgements, of the quality of parenting draw on ideas present in the wider society. These ideas are often not made explicit. Booth and Booth's (1994) study of parents with learning difficulties revealed that their problems often mir
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Acknowledgements

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Illustrations

Figure 1 (top right, middle left and bottom left): www.britainview.com; (top left): John Birdsall Photography; (bottom right): BBC, BBC London Live and BBC London Live Chatroom word marks and logos are trade ma
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2 Community

As you've just seen, ‘community’, an ever present word, evokes some contrasting meanings. It has been described as a ‘keyword’, that is, a word which has its own particular history but which also plays a significant role in putting across different meanings. Identifying a keyword is to go further than just giving a dictionary definition because:

Keywords have been more than ways of seeing: they have been influe
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Introduction

The unit you are about to study is exciting and stimulating. Working with adults in the community is changing at a pace that can sometimes feel bewildering. Practitioners are being asked to review what they are doing in a critical way and to adopt new approaches. For example, the word ‘community’ is one that we all use quite readily and is at the heart of many social work policies. However, we tend to take it for granted that everyone means the same thing when they talk about a com
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2.2.12 Activity: living through change

Living through changes

  • 1908 – Royal Commission on the Care and Control of the Feeble-Minded

  • 1910 – James Lappin born

  • 1913 – Mental Deficiency Act (England and Scotland)

  • 1915 – Colin Sproul born


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2.2.11 Scandals, treatments and cost saving

In the 1960s critics of the quality of care for older people, such as Peter Townsend, The Last Refuge (1962), and Barbara Robb, Sans Everything (1967), added their voices to growing criticisms of institutional care, not only for older people but for users of mental health services and people with learning difficulties too. Government had already begun to take account of its responsibilities for the dire state and cost of many of these institutions and in a famous speech in 1961
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2.2.2 Treatment regimes

As well as asylums which housed people with mental illness and learning difficulties there was a turn towards a style of mass provision generally.

Development of special schools for disabled children began in 1750 when the first private schools for blind and deaf children were opened in Britain. The earliest public institution, run on a charitable basis, the London Asylum for the ‘support and education of the deaf and dumb children of the poor’, was opened in Bermondsey, south Londo
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6 Developing agreed ways of working

Although it may be undesirable to cut across the informality of care relationships by making unnecessary rules or regulations, intimate care is clearly one site where things can go wrong. There is a narrow margin of error. The usual social rules and inhibitions have already been broken and it is not always easy to arrive at new ones which are appropriate to the particular context within which you are caring or being cared for. Moreover, receiving or giving care arouses strong feelings which p
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