Assignment Brief :-
As part of the formal assessment for the programme you are required to submit a Concepts and Leadership Theories in Health and Care assignment. Please refer to your Student Hand book for full details of the programme assessment scheme and general information on preparing and submitting assignments.

Learning Outcomes:
After completing the module, you should be able to:
LO 1: Examine the role and importance of traditional and more recent leadership theories and concepts for the health and care setting.
LO 2: Analyse the value of using theoretical models when building an effective leadership team in a health and care setting.
LO 3: Explain the role of leaders, the relevance of leadership styles and desired leadership personality characteristics in leading change in health and care settings.
LO 4: Discuss recommendations on how to lead teams during transitional periods in a health and care setting to achieve maximum organisational performance.
LO 5: Graduate attribute: Discipline expertise – Knowledge and under standing of the chosen field. Possess a range of skills to operate within this sector have a keen awareness of current developments in working practice being well-positioned to respond to change.

HCM5003 Concepts And Leadership Theories In Health And Care Assignment – UK

Guidance :-
Your assignment should include: a title page containing your student number the module name the submission deadline and the exact word count of your submitted document the appendices if relevant; and a reference list in AU Harvard system(s). You should address all the elements of the assignment task listed below. Please note that tutors will use the assessment criteria set out below in assessing your work.

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. Maximum word count: 3000 words

Please note the following:
Students are required to indicate the exact word count on the title page of the assessment.

The word count includes everything in the main body of the assessment including in text citations and references). The word count excludes numerical data in tables figures diagrams footnotes reference list and appendices. ALL other printed words ARE included in the word count. Please note that exceeding the word count by over 10% will result in a 10-percentage point deduction.

Assignment Task
The Care centre provides in four specialties: (1) nursing and dementia care (2) care for adults with neurological conditions (3) complex behaviour care and (4) general nursing. The latest inspection carried out in November 2021

TASK 1 :-
As an experienced social care leader, you were commissioned to write a Leadership consultancy report’ for the company. This will require you to familiarise yourself with the inspection judgement at first.

Subsequently you are to explore the relevant theories of leadership including an analysis of organisational culture concepts such as selection recruitment organisational missions vision and objectives as well as organisational scanning tools such as PESTEL.

HCM5003 Health And Care Assignment – UK

You are required to advise a board of directors about what decision the care company should make and why in order to implement the right type of leadership for organisational improvement so that the sub sequent re inspection would confidently amend the out come to good.

This will be written as a report.
Alternatively you can find another company, possibly your current employer and propose it as an alternative case study to the one offered. The company however needs to have a track able CQC report available online to see areas that it needs to improve and your module tutor needs to approve it before you complete the assignment.

TASK 2
Write a critical reflection using either Kolb’s or Gibb’s reflective cycle on various leadership styles and approaches suitable for the improvement of the care settings in context of the consultancy report. You need to draw on the report in task 1 as well as your own workplace experience to evidence own leadership development needs.