Assignment 208 Task a

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An outing has been planned for some individuals to go to the pub for a meal. Risk assessments have been previously carried out and all risks have been reduced or eliminated. Transport has been arranged by a local service who will escort the individuals and carers to the pub, again risk assessments have been carried out. On this outing there will be four individuals and three carers. Before going out each individuals care plan must be read to see if they have any special needs to be adhered to such as medication at specific times and if the medication should be taken with food. Ai: Some examples of accidents or illnesses that could occur could be, an individual could have a: • Slip - Lose one's footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance • Fall - Lose one's balance and collapse • Sick - Feeling nauseous and wanting to vomit. • Diarrhoea - a condition in which faeces are discharged from the bowels frequently and in a liquid form. Aii: If an individual has an accident you must follow the guidelines of the policies and procedures manual. Sit with them check the area to see if there is any swelling or bruising or other obvious signs of damage. If the individual needs medical attention, an ambulance should be called and let them assess the situation and deal with it accordingly. An accident must be filled out detailing what the accident was where it occurred and what actions were carried out; a copy of this must be sent to the office. A top to toe skin check must also be carried out when the individual gets back home to eliminate/find any problems, any findings must be documented. If an individual becomes ill, again sit with them comfort them clean them up as best you can, when you get back home if needed call the G.P for advice, again fill out an accident form explain what has happened. Aiii: When it comes to moving and handling you must

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