They must not only be concerned with patient’s and family members but they too must look at their employees and make sure they have a focus and the tools they need to reach the goals and provide safe, efficient, quality healthcare. They must be able to handle any ethical issues. There must be a focus point so that employees have a goal in site to reach for. Leadership is the backbone for nursing and healthcare providers. References Aitamaa, E., Leino-Kilpi, H., Puukka, P., & Suhonen, R. (2010).
To take reasonable care and not to put other people at risk. To cooperate with your employer by attending appropriate training and understanding and following your companies policies. Not to miss use or interfere with equipment provided for your health safety and welfare. To report injuries illness or strains you suffer as a result of you job. To tell your employer if something happens that may effect your ability to work.
Outcome 2 - Understand how principles of professional supervision can be used to inform performance management in Health & Social care. 2.3- Analyse how performance indicators can be used to measure practice. Performance indicators are really what they say they are. They indicate the level of performance staff are working at, and this in turn allows management to monitor and ensure that the individuals using our service are being provided with the best possible levels of support, care, and safety and also providing care workers with the support and guidance they need to reach the agreed ways of working set out by management, therefore ensuring that they are happy in their roles, which in turn leads to a more reliable workforce and improves
Communication between colleagues is essential, so that it ensures a continuity of care for the patient and all staff are aware of the current needs for the patient. 1.2 Effective communication is important as it ensures that all the information is clear, accurate, non-judgmental, and informative. This reduces the possibility of mistakes being made and ensuring appropriate care service delivery. It is important to work as a team with your colleagues so that you all work to achieve the same outcomes and targets. During my shift I would by communicating with others with handovers to other colleagues, electronically via PDAs or the terrafix system and over telephones.
If the consent is not given by a patient the practice, physician, or the healthcare worker can be held liable in a lawsuit. It is also important to show empathy and compassion to a patient to make them feel that they are welcomed. A healthcare worker should also know when to draw the line with a patient to avoid any kind of harassment issues or to make the patient feel uncomfortable. In any healthcare facility a patient’s need for care should be the main priority, and the healthcare worker should make sure that the priority is met. It has also been shown in the Medical Law and Ethics course that it is a must that all healthcare workers know and understand the legal
Ensuring that they have good hand hygeine techniques is also very important when it comes to the prevention and control of infection. Proper cleaning and decontamintation of equipment and the environment is essential. Employee's may also ensure that they attend all relevant infection control training, and inform their employer if they notice that infection control policies are being ignored, or if relevant equipment or PPE needs to be updated/restocked. 1.2 Employers have legal, organisational and personal responsibilites when it comes to the control and prevention of infection. It is the employers responsibilty to assess the risk of infection or the spread of infection and they must also ensure that all relevant procedures are in place and adhered to by their staff, as well as providing the relevant training for their staff to attend.
This will usually put out the problem and working individuals in the working culture of blame. In this paper we have talked about the accountability which is very important to health care industry. Accountability you will need to be honest, trustworthy, and have integrity this is what makes the organization to become more successful. When they are measured by the way they do his or her job. This can affect the working culture if the individuals will be treated the way it shows responsible for their own actions.
CQC’s aim is to promote improvements in care, and safeguard by making sure a high quality of care is provided and will take legal action if care providers do not met standards, or if they believe service users are at risk. Social workers assess the needs of individuals, and have access to different services of support and protection. They working together with other services such as doctors, community nurses, occupational therapists ensure that they are getting the care and support needed to live happily and have a good quality of life Police investigate any allegations of abuse and will arrange support and protection for the individual, they take action against abuse for example they will gather any evidence to build a case so the abuser can be prosecuted. Medical professionals such as Doctors, Nurses can examine the individuals for any marks/bruising and treat and medical problems as well as collecting medical evidence and being an expert
Also to be aware of the diversity and needs of your patients and identify areas where needs could be better satisfied and where the diversity of patients could be improved. This is where the training improves my ability because it is for me to action the hospital’s written equality, diversity and inclusion policy and make sure that I work within the guidelines set. Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care 2.1 Describe dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and individual’s right. In the healthcare profession we always try to give the best service which we can and ensure that people are happy with the service that we provide but sometimes dilemmas occur as we don’t always agree with everyone. Unfortunately having codes of conduct/procedures etc do not always match the wishes of the person.
Professional ethics however does often focus primarily on the conduct of the individual members and staff that are directly attending to the individual needs of the patients. However, it is the ethical responsibility of those in charge to also hold themselves accountable for those that they are in charge of overseeing. For everything that happens there is a need for the person that has made the mistake to be held accountable, as well as, those who are over seeing them. Ethically health care workers are held to high standard of service in order to protect their patients, and this will mean that leaders and managers ethically take on the responsibility of being held accountable not only for those patients who they serve personally, but also those that they are overseeing to care for their