Course Name Code Semester T+U Hours Credit ECTS
Home Care Services Management SAY 411 7 2 + 0 2 5
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Recommended Optional Courses
Course Language Turkish
Course Level Bachelor's Degree
Course Type Optional
Course Coordinator Dr.Öğr.Üyesi SEMA AKPINAR
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Course Objective In recent years, home care is taking attention of almost everyone who is interested in health care and social care services in our country. It has a lot of advantages for service providers as well as for those who benefit from these services and it provides an alternative for institutional care as they can have opportunities to benefit from social support without breaking off from their homes, families and the environment they live in. The aim is to introduce the benefits that home care provides for needed people and their family members in addition to its socio economic benefits.
Course Content To know about the existence of home care services in its historical development in Turkey and in the world in addition to care service types and features of care security systems. To know how to perform home care services
# Course Learning Outcomes Teaching Methods Assessment Methods
1 To be able to see theoretical and practical benefits of home care in the concept of whole care. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
2 To be able to know the fundamental approaches related to the home care Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
3 To be able to know the reasons that creates the needs for home care services. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
4 To be able to know the structure of home care services in the concept of social security systems. Lecture, Question-Answer, Discussion, Testing, Homework,
Week Course Topics Preliminary Preparation
1 Basic concepts related to care services (to be needy for care, degree of the need, continuity of the care, risk of being needy for care)
2 Introduction of home care, scope of the services, target population (short and long term home care)
3 Evde bakım hizmetlerinde aile bireyi veya bakıcının rolü Role of the nurse and family members in home care.
4 Social service approaches in the processes of home care services (multi disciplinary approach).
5 Organization of home care services.
6 The reasons that create the needs for home care services: Demographic change and elderly population; changes in family structure.
7 changes in medical technology; insufficiencies in institutional care services; increased costs in medical services.
8 Home care services in the concept of social security systems and examples from countries.
10 Care insurance
11 Home care services in the countries that adopt social security (Germany, Israel, Japan, Netherland)
12 Home care services in the countries that adopt tax based systems (Denmark, Austria, and Great Britain).
13 Home care services in Turkey (From past to today).
14 Home care services in Turkey (Strategic Developments).
Course Notes
Course Resources Oğlak, Sema, Evde Bakım Hizmetleri ve Bakım Sigortası,İskenderun Bel. Kültür Yay.2008
Order Program Outcomes Level of Contribution
1 2 3 4 5
1 PLANNING-To have the necessary level of expertise for planning in health institutions X
2 PROBLEM SOLVING AND DECISION MAKING-Having problem solving and decision making skills by using qualitative and quantitative methods X
3 ORGANIZATION- To have the necessary information to make job analysis, job description and job requirements and to make use of these to design service processes and to form units and reorganize them accordingly. X
4 COMMUNICATION - having the ability to communicate and develop with employees, patients / relatives, colleagues and other internal and external stakeholders X
5 LEADERSHIP-Identifying power sources appropriate to environmental conditions and applying appropriate leadership styles by utilizing these resources X
6 MOTIVATION- Determining the needs of subordinates by taking into consideration the working conditions, identifying appropriate targets and having the knowledge and skills to provide motivation both within the team and individually. X
7 HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT- Knowing the functions of human resources management and having the knowledge and skills to manage human resources in accordance with the principles of human resources management X
8 COORDINATION- To have the necessary knowledge and skills to ensure the unification of efforts towards the realization of corporate objectives by considering both institutional and individual efforts. X
9 REPORTING- Gather information about administrative, financial and technical issues, prepare reports on administrative, financial and technical issues by using this information and evaluate these reports. X
10 BUDGETING-To know budgeting methods, to perform budgeting activities, to make end-of-term transactions by making adjustments and corrections if necessary X
11 CONTROL / INSPECTION- Knowing and applying the necessary controls regarding the general operation of the institution, stock and inventory management, human resources and corporate performance and hospital quality system in the light of legal regulations X
12 REPRESENTATION- To represent the institution in the presence of other institutions and organizations and stakeholders, to organize the necessary activities on this subject and to have the necessary skills to ensure the participation of internal and external stakeholders in these activities. X
13 makes recommendations that will contribute to field of his/her expertise. X
14 KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT-Establishing policies related to information management, organizing and setting up information management systems, documenting and using data X
15 QUALITY PATIENT AND EMPLOYEE SAFETY- Determining quality and patient safety policies, collecting data for this purpose, analyzing and evaluating data by using measurement methods, and ensuring that the results are used for improvement X
Evaluation System
Semester Studies Contribution Rate
1. Ara Sınav 70
1. Kısa Sınav 10
1. Ödev 10
2. Ödev 10
Total 100
1. Yıl İçinin Başarıya 50
1. Final 50
Total 100
ECTS - Workload Activity Quantity Time (Hours) Total Workload (Hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week: 16x Total course hours) 16 3 48
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 16 4 64
Mid-terms 1 4 4
Quiz 1 2 2
Assignment 1 2 2
Final examination 1 5 5
Total Workload 125
Total Workload / 25 (Hours) 5
dersAKTSKredisi 5