Anticipatory care has been explained in the literature as approaches, which aim to prevent the development of long-term conditions as well as supporting the management of people who currently suffer from them. For health professionals, the move to adopting ‘anticipatory care’ signals opportunities and challenges in optimising care/service delivery.

In an essay of 3000 words, critically explore and evaluate the relationship between anticipatory care and long-term conditions prevention and management, discussing how its application can contribute to promoting and optimising the health and well-being of individuals and populations.

*The essay should be addressed from the perspective of the named award being studied.

Marking Criteria:
Comments will be provided on the feedback sheet in relation to the following criteria:
The structure of the essay which includes logical development of the topic, fluency, presentation and referencing./10
Extent to which the essay demonstrates critical analysis and evaluation of relevant and contemporary literature to generate a logical argument. /50
Extent to which the content demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the subject area. /30
Extent to which the essay considers application of knowledge/relevant theory to support the argument. /10 � �
What to include:

– Link to learning outcomes and the principles that underpin this module
– Epidemiology and Aetiology of Long Term Conditions
Policy drivers
– Models of Anticipatory Care for Long Term Conditions Management
– Health promotion theory including empowerment, advocacy and Capacity building
Patient Centred Care & Self-management principles and strategies
– Anticipatory Care Planning Transition, Rehabilitation, Referral pathways and digital health
– Partnership working

Learning Outcomes:
– Critically explore and evaluate the health burden associated with Long Term Conditions and their contemporary focus within health care policy
– Critically analyse and evaluate the bio-psychosocial impact of long term conditions on individuals, carers, families and society
– Critically discuss and evaluate contemporary models of Anticipatory Care which support the collaborative management of individuals with Long Term Conditions and targeting interventions for high risk groups within the population
– Critically explore and evaluate the role of the health professional/practitioner regarding the utilisation of Evidence Based Practice
– Critically discuss and evaluate the contribution of partnership working within and across health, social care sector and other relevant contributors.

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