Key Factors That Drive Government Policies And Its Decision Making

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In this essay, the author will explain the key factors that drive government policy and its’ decision making as well as the implication of this for the service user. It will also discuss how individual rights are promoted within the care setting and finally describe the details of the services by statutory and voluntary agencies.
A welfare state is a concept of government in which the state plays a key role in the protection and promotion of the economic and social well-being of the citizens. This was introduced in Britain in 1942 by a liberal politician William Beveridge during the Second World War. He was defending that after the war, Britain should tackle five main things: poverty, disease, ignorance, squalor and idleness. In that period of time, people struggled with those issues.
To achieve his goals he proposed the introduction of the welfare state basic by introducing the National Health Service (NHS) which also states free education, council housing and full employment for British citizens. The most famously of all is the National Health Service (NHS) Act instituted for the first time in Britain a universal state health service. The act, came into force in July 1948, it was aimed to provide free health services for the citizens and other residents to provide treatment of illnesses at home or in hospital, including dental, ophthalmic and pregnancy (brave. It has been in place for long times until nowadays.

One of these policies is the Care Act 2014, which came into…

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