Word Limit: 6000 words
This excludes bibliography and other items listed in rule 6.83 of the Academic Regulations.
Assessed Learning Outcomes
WRITING YOUR ASSIGNMENT:
SUBMITTING YOUR ASSIGNMENT:
Use a literature review as a research method to respond to a research question about a health or social care topic. The topic areas and questions are:
Ageing populations Explore the challenges associated with an ageing population and how
has health and social care in the UK responded to this?
Write ONE aim for your project and TWO objectives.
Present your findings in a REPORT format (see details below).
The Report of the literature review must include the following sections:
c) Presentation of data
d) A critique of the findings and data from the literature
g) Reference list
1 Select a specific project area for investigation that is relevant to current health and social care practice.
a) Choose an area for research within the defined health and social care topic (LO1).
b) Using the relevant research question and associated aims and objectives to justify the need to explore this area (LO1).
LO 2 Identify, select and justify the use of appropriate techniques, methods and strategies to gather relevant data and evidence to investigate the project topic.
a) Demonstrate the use of relevant research methods and strategies to investigate the topic and the question (LO2).
b) Collate a range of appropriate data and evidence to allow for effective investigation of the topic focus (LO2).
LO 3 Critically appraise and evaluate the evidence in relation to the project topic to draw relevant conclusions.
a) Analyse and critique the quality of the sources you have used (LO3).
b) Draw conclusions about the quality of the source and about the quality and relevance of the information produced (LO3).
LO 4 Present and discuss research findings, justifying their relevance in developing or advancing current health and social practice within the scope of the topic.
a) Identify and discuss the key findings from your research (LO4).
b) Say how these findings relate to an area of practice or service provision (LO4).
c) Make a recommendation for a change that would have a positive impact on professional practice or service delivery in the area you have studied LO4).
Moule, P (2021) Making Sense of Research in Health and Social Care, 7 th Edition, London, Sage (Kortext)
AT LEAST ten sources for your literature review assessment, of which AT LEAST six sources should be peer reviewed journal articles.
You will learn throughout the course how to effectively find credible sources of evidence for your assessment.Order Now