Also planning the day and having a routine which best fits around each individual ensuring that their best interests and personal choices come first. Other ways are - It also our duty of care to promote independence, and ensure that all individuals are aware of what their rights are. We should be aware of how to recognize signs of abuse, neglect or unacceptable behaviour and to follow policies and procedures if this happens All individuals should be treated fairly and without prejudice Informing management if there is anything that is stopping us from carrying out our job safely Complying with health and safety regulations Ensuring residents know about the complaints procedure and to report a complaint | 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protectionof individuals | We are responsible in keeping individuals safe from harm, whether it is illness, abuse or harm and injury. We can do this by involving families and other health care professionals in their care plan, getting ideas on ways best to support their family. Following a code of practice and
The hospital or care home have to follow these guidelines and legislation because if they need to make sure the environment around them is safe and free from any danger that may cause harm to other patients. They have to follow rules which they have been assigned to such as make sure they always use hand sanitizer before dealing with patients and also keeping all the waste away from the patients and disposed properly. They promote safety around hospitals or nursing home by
Unit 4222-307 Legislation and codes of practice relating to handling information are the data protection act 1998 and also the freedom of information act 2000. In accordance with legislation data stored must be kept secure and only kept for as long as necessary. It has to be accurate and relevant and not excessive. It also cannot be moved to somewhere without adequate protection. 2.1- manual- at work all written documentation is stored alphabetically in locked offices.
* Avoid sharing respirators. * Keep respirators away from chemical contact when not in use. * Perform fit check to ensure the integrity of the respirator used. * Replace cartridges when the integrity is in doubt that is when started perceiving odors. * Clean the respirators using appropriate cleaning agent e.g.
Not hanging from the sterilizing container or on the mayo stand. Also scrub nurse should not scrap them along the container, it will damage the instrument, and the outside of the container is considered unsterile. | ORNAC 8.1.3 Instruments should be handled gently and in small groups. Instrument tips may be damaged by rough or careless handling. | Retractors need to be in the right back area of the instrument table, they need to be counted separately ex.
All medication must be signed for and you must chek how it needs to be stored and how many are to be given and what time. Agreed ways of: Obtaining: to obtain medication you have to sign for it Storing: to store medication it must be locked away Administering: a ctm that is on duty must go with you to administer the mediation Recording: all medication that is giving to a service user must be recorded in the medication book Specialist training a) Carrying out
This will ensure you are up to date with all aspects of handling medication. The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 (COSHH) This supports the health and safety at work ect Act by ensuring that employees adhere to all regulations which protect their employees, themselves and others from hazardous substances, including medication. The Medicines Act 1968 This manages the use of medicines from the supply to the way in which medicines are handled within all care settings. The Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 This ensures that controlled drugs are kept safe in order to reduce the risks associated with theft and abuse. This act imposes additional storage, prescribing and disposal regulations for controlled substances.
The protocol spells out exactly when these steps must be followed, such as when the patient is transferred to another caregiver (not solely before surgery). NHC is in compliance on this section. The next part of JC requirements is to “Identify the items that must be available for the procedure and use a standardized list to verify their ability”. NHC is not obviously compliant with this standard; the items are mentioned in the policy but not clearly defined. This will need to be corrected in order to be fully compliant with JC.
How the surgeon could apply any other principles of care during Raoul’s stay Promoting anti-discriminatory practice: making sure he is not treated differently to others due to age, race. Maintaining confidentiality of information: making sure all his records are secure, not discussing anything he has told him with others. Promoting his rights to: Dignity, making sure he is not embarrassed in any way, drawing the curtains around the bed. Independence, encouraging him to do things for himself, eg dressing himself/washing/feeding etc, so he doesn’t feel useless/dependent. Safety, ensuring his physical safety is maintained at all times, security at the hospital, locks on the doors, guards on the bed, medication checked/ locked away to reduce risk of wrong medication being given or overdose.
2.2.2 Describe practices that ensure security when storing and accessing information. Practices that ensure security of information include : correct storage of records – records should be stored in locked cabinets where possible , ensuring no one can hear confidential information i.e. phone calls – this can be done by making sure doors are closed, make sure you return all records to the correct storage place and never remove them from the workplace, reporting any issues –