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Care relationships

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To set up a care relationship that works well is a delicate matter, whether you are at the giving or the receiving end. In this free course we explore the very varied meanings of care relationships and how these meanings arise. Millions of care relationships are going on as you read this, and each carries its own particular meanings for those involved. But where have all those people picked up their ideas of how to relate to each other? How does any of us know where to begin?

After studying this unit you should be able to:

  • demonstrate your understanding of the importance of negotiating the meaning of care relationships;
  • identify ways in which people play the roles of ‘carer’ and ‘receiver of care’.

By: The Open University

  • Duration 8 hours
  • Updated Friday 12th October 2012
  • Introductory level
  • Posted under Social Care
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Care relationships

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To set up a care relationship that works well is a delicate matter, whether you are at the giving or the receiving end. In this course we explore the very varied meanings of care relationships and how these meanings arise. Millions of care relationships are going on as you read this, and each carries its own particular meanings for those involved. But where have all those people picked up their ideas of how to relate to each other? How does any of us know where to begin?

This OpenLearn course provides a sample of Level 1 study in Health and Social Care [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .

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