6SC004 — Management and Administration of Welfare

“Explain the impact that political and economic factors have had on the organisation of welfare and delivery of social care services in the UK over time” (3000 words).

 

Suggested structure and points to consider:

Introduction — 300 words

Development of the UK welfare state – 600 words 

Consider the social circumstances that led to the birth of the modern welfare state Beveridge’s 5 giants and the impact of World War Two What ideology and economic theory underpinned the welfare state from 1945 onward? What did the delivery of welfare and social care look like from 1945 onward – what was the role of the state in welfare and care provision?

Margaret Thatcher and Neoliberalism (1979 onwards) – 600 words 

How did the Conservative governments under Margaret Thatcher from 1979 onward impact the welfare state? What ideology and economic theory underpinned the changes in the welfare state from 1945 onward? How did the delivery of welfare and social care change from 1979 onward? Consider the relative roles of the state and the market within the mixed economy (purchaser/provider split)

Voluntary sector (1997 onwards) – 600 words

Consider the increased role of the voluntary sector under the Labour governments from 1997 – 2010 -why was this seen as desirable? What impact did it have on service users and providers? What economic theory and ideology underpinned the 1997-2010 Labour governments? Consider the changes in welfare delivery from 2010 onward – what was the theory/ ideology that underpinned these? How has delivery of welfare and social care been impacted from 2010 onward? underpinned these? How has delivery of welfare and social care been impacted from 2010 onward?

 

 

Critically assess the performance management of social care – 600 words

How are social care services performance managed in the UK? Give examples of performance management data -how can these be critiqued? Explain and assess the management structures of care organisations in contemporary Britain – are there differences between the voluntary and private sectors? What about the state? What are the implications of performance management and contemporary social care delivery for service users?

Conclusion – 300 words

QUALITY: 100% ORIGINAL PAPER – NO PLAGIARISM – CUSTOM PAPER

QUALITY: 100% ORIGINAL PAPER – NO PLAGIARISM – CUSTOM PAPER

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