Unit CT235 1.1 Duty of care is to ensure the welfare and safety of service users and staff at all times and if this is compromised in any way it must be reported and dealt with in the correct manner. 1.2 I work safely and within the guidelines of the law and procedures of the care environment. I work within the health and safety and manual handling. I keep up to date with any training and if any environment or equipment I feel is unsafe or unsuitable to use I report this to my manager. 2.1 A service user may want to change a part of their daily routine or refuse to do some thing or want to do something we see unsafe for that individual but they also have a human right and a choice to do what they want so I would want to fill out a risk assessment and weigh out the pros and cons and risks that could possibly happen, if a certain task was too dangerous for the service user then I would have to explain this and suggest a possible alternative.
1.2 - A relationship between a manager and a social care worker. A relationship between a social care worker and a service user. Outcome 2 2.1 - It is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role as this sets out boundaries in your job role, enables you to know your role and responsibilities. Knowing your own level of competence and skills, knowing your job description. 2.2 - By following our company’s policies and procedures based on sector standards and guidelines; following our individual’s care plans and reading the code of conduct it’s all about protecting the vulnerable.
Why it’s important for social care workers to follow guidance. Your manager should provide you with full information on your role and responsibilities in your workplace and the policies and procedures will give you guidance of how you should carry out those duties. Information will
Workbook. Define the term ‘duty of care’ in relation to your work role and explain what this means in principal: All residents should be supported and enabled to live in an environment which is free from prejudice and safe from abuse. My responsibilities under the duty of care are to do everything reasonable within the definition of my job role to make this happen. Duty of care means providing care and support for individuals within the law and also within the policies, procedures and agreed ways of working of my employer. Within our work setting we carry out regular checks to ensure our working environments are safe before carrying out any tasks.
It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. All carers attend hand over at the beginning of each shift, thereby keeping other staff informed and aware of current situations within the workplace. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of own work Communication affects all aspects of work and is an essential part of the job. Affective communication is to understand the resident and assist them. Nothing can be done without proper communication, whether its carers expressing to the resident or the resident expressing to the carer.
Unit 005 – The role of the health and social care worker 1.1 A working relationship is different from a personal relationship in many ways. In a working relationship you need to be professional and formal, follow trusts policies and procedures, have time limits and structure, offer advice in a professional manor using facts you have learnt, change your way of working to different people’s needs, be polite and friendly at all times, and to not breach confidentiality. 1.2 Activity worksheet 2.1 In the workplace it is important to work within your job role as you need to be accountable for your actions and be able to explain why you have made a certain decision. Also, you have a responsibility to carry out duties of care and follow trust policies and procedures. The scope of the job role is laid out in your job description.
The company and you will have a duty of care to ensure that the service users you care for are safe and protected from abuse by other service users, staff, carers, friends and family. You will need to work within the safeguarding policies and procedures and it is important that you ensure you receive adequate training in order you can recognise and understand signs of abuse. You will be expected to record all relevant information when an accident or incident occurs in the workplace and it would also be your responsibility to report any improper conduct or suspicion that you believe could lead to abuse. The
1.2 Communication is a basic essential relationship-building skill in the workplace. If people don’t communicate well they limit their ability to connect others. It is important you show respect to those you work with. When working with a second carer it is important to ensure the focus of the communication remains on the individual you are attending and does not stray into personal conversations between carers. Individuals will expect my attention to be with them when carrying out my duties.
Ugur Basu Unit: CT 236 Principals for implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Settings Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. “Duty of Care” means providing care and support for individuals within the law and also within the policies, procedures and agreed ways of working with my employer. It is about avoiding abuse and injury to individuals, their friends and family and their property. 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals. In my role I have a duty of care to raise any concerns I may have about any aspect of my work.
We are legally governed by the Human Rights Act to respect and protect an individual's rights first and foremost in everything that we do. It is a legal requirement of all health and social care staff to attend training enabling them to appropriately meet the needs of every individual in our care. Individuals have the right to receive the relevant support and treatment required for them to lead a comfortable life. A predominant focus of the training is the safety of the individual and how to maintain a safe, comfortable environment. Our policies and procedures within the work place protect the rights of individuals by making sure that we follow a person-centred approach and treat each case individually, but most importantly equally to any other case.