2.3.1 A definition of an informal carer

Are we any nearer to a definition of an informal carer which goes beyond the case study? Well, three points stand out so far. An informal carer:

  1. Performs certain services for someone else with whom they already have a relationship

  2. Is not paid a wage for those services

  3. Is responsible for the welfare of someone who needs extra help with daily living, because they are ill or otherwise disabled.

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Etimológicamente la palabra Ortodoncia deriva de los términos griegos ortos (recto) y odontos (diente), es decir, que sería aquella ciencia encargada de “enderezar” los dientes o de corregir las irregularidades en las posiciones dentarias. Los objetivos más amplios de la moderna ortodoncia pueden ser resumidos como: a) la creación de las mejores relaciones interproximales y oclusales posibles, en b) un marco de función normal y adaptación fisiológica del aparato masticatorio, incluye
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Climate is defined as the long term patterns of temperature, humidity, wind, etc. in an area. People often confuse climate with weather. Weather is considered a temporary state while climate is the overall set of patterns. Climate can be influenced by latitude, altitude, terrain and nearby bodies of water. Examples of climates include Mediterranean, tundra and subarctic. (01:17)
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4 Care

‘Care’ is a word which summons up positive and highly moral meanings for many people. It has associations with giving, sacrifice and feelings of empathy. However, Activity 1 suggests that things are not perhaps quite so straightforward. One way of understanding how and why there may be contrasting ideas of what care means is suggested by Joan Tronto, a social scientist. She has pointed out how care is both ‘universal’ and ‘particular’. She argues that caring is an activity which e
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4.2 Reports

Let's look at reports first.

Activity 3

Note down in your Learning Journal what you consider to be the purpose of a report.

Discussion


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OpenStax College, OpenStax College Precalculus
In this section, you will: Identify power functions. Identify end behavior of power functions. Identify polynomial functions. Identify the […]

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After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • demonstrate an awareness of current understanding of the structure and function of the brain

  • understand and critically analyse the linked concepts of brain-based learning and brain-based education

  • understand the role of play in brain development

  • recognise practical strategies for developing the curriculum to facilitate children's learning through play and other rich learning experienc
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1.5 Models of health care delivery

In the quest to understand health and illness behaviour, social and medical researchers have developed various models to explain the different forms of health care delivery. These models emerged because, in the mid-20th century, social researchers began to question not only the position of professions in western countries but also the relationship between professionals and users. Early explorations of the patient's role in health care suggested that it was fairly prescribed (Parsons, 1951), a
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Tasting menu: Audio highlights from the April 21st 2018 edition

The Republican party is organised around one man. Our cover story explains why Donald Trump’s takeover of the GOP is dangerous. Plus, the psychologist Steven Pinker launches our Open Future season with his case for radical optimism. And the cities where licence plates are more expensive than cars. Anne McElvoy hosts


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Professor David Lambert is Chief Executive of the Geographical but remains Research Associate of the Institute of Education (London). He is a former secondary geography teacher (for 12 years) and developed a scholarly interest in assessment issues following the introduction of the national curriculum. He also has a research interest in the way teachers select and use textbooks with pupils. He has a long-standing concern with moral and cultural aspects of geography education and is current
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2.2 Finding out about social work

There is evidence that public knowledge about social work in Scotland is ‘fairly low’, with apparent confusion between social services and welfare benefits – ‘the social’ – and over the boundaries between social work and social care. The MORI survey also reported that those most likely to be in need of social support – older people, lower social income and minority ethnic groups – were particularly ill informed about availability and access to services (Davidson and King, 2005
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Professor Alison Walker inaugural lecture: Devices and desires
Organic devices are revolutionising lighting and solar cells, Professor Alison Walker will describe how this change will impact our lives. Light emission from organic materials is not very common in everyday life. However, some living creatures, such as fireflies and many sea creatures, emit light with amazingly high efficiencies.
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Course image: Rafael Matsunaga Rafael Matsunaga in Flickr made available under Creative Commons Attribution-2.0 Licence.

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1.1 What is identity?

This unit is about questions of identity. Identity itself seems to be about a question, ‘who am I?’ We are going to focus on three key questions in this section:

  • How are identities formed?

  • How much control do we have in shaping our own identities?

  • Are there particular uncertainties about identity in the contemporary UK?

First, we need to think a bit more about what we mean by identity.

If id
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