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Health and Social Care

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

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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.

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Recent medallists in Health and Social Care

WorldSkills Kazan 2019

  • Photo of Regina Chia

    Regina Chia

    Singapore
    Gold

  • Photo of Miriam de Paula Soares da Silva

    Miriam de Paula Soares da Silva

    Brazil
    Silver

  • Photo of Jonna Mjörnell

    Jonna Mjörnell

    Sweden
    Bronze

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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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