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Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care in action

Improving the quality of life for clients by working closely with the medical profession to provide care, recuperation, and rehabilitation while promoting physical and psychosocial wellbeing.

Health and Social Care could be for you if you like:

  • Complex problems
  • Helping people

More about Health and Social Care

A health and social care practitioner delivers health support from initial care to rehabilitation. Through building a close relationship with medical practitioners they are able to support patients and their families to ensure their holistic care needs are met.

Health and social care practitioners will have strong social skills as they work extensively with patients. They will also need a well developed emotional intelligence to handle some of the more challenging patients and the distress of bereavement.

Recent medallists in Health and Social Care

WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition

  • Photo of Noof Alshkeili

    Noof Alshkeili

    United Arab Emirates

  • Photo of Yi-Shen Huang

    Yi-Shen Huang

    Chinese Taipei

  • Photo of Yixin Wu

    Yixin Wu


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As well as offering skill specific products from car paint spraying to graphics and health care, 3M also partners with WSI to improve worldwide safety standards. With operations in 65 countries and products sold in nearly 200 countries, 3M has improved the lives of hundreds of millions globally.

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