2. Know about the role of the adult social care worker 2.1: Identify daily tasks in a range of adult social care roles: Personal care, assisting with food prepare/drinks and med prompting, supporting with shopping and home tasks. 2.2: Outline hoe duty of care might apply to the adult social care worker’s daily role: Acting in the best interest of the service user and act within your competence and do not take on something you do not believe you can safely do and always report if you have any concerns. 2.3: Give examples of how to provide
Unit 40 P2, P3, P4, Unit 28- P3, P4 roles and responsibilities As a care worker I would have many roles and responsibilities within a care home. I would assist the residents in personal care, this can include washing, dressing, toilet need and eating. I would also respond to any calls made from the residents to me in an efficient manner. Any incidents or unexplained injuries that may happen I would report to the nurse or manager in charge. I would ensure that the residents would be presentable in their appearance at all times.
If a client is in need of extra support I mentor and support the client though there needs. We provide after care on a range of subjects, where we discuss and process saturations that arise. I facility house meetings, where house maintenance issues are recorded, staff and client concerns are discussed. Answer the phone and recording messages, liaising with members of staff, booking in one to one appointment, and providing information for clients providing help and guidance. I carry out health and safety checks, which also make sure the clients, are using the properties correctly and cleanliness is recorded.
1 1.2 Explain expectations about your own work role as expressed in relevant standards. Answer: • To provide personal care and support to service users, as part of a planned package of care, promoting independence and enabling them to remain in their own home. • To assist the service user to meet their basic hygiene needs such as washing, bathing, showering and dressing as set out in the service users care plan. • To assist service users to meet their nutritional needs such as assistance with eating and drinking, preparation of snacks, drinks and meals as set out in the service users care plan. • To administer, prompt or supervise medication if the service user is unable to do this for themselves.
Introduction to personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s setting (SHC 22) – Unit 4222-202 Care workers promote the opportunity for service users to live in the community for as long as possible, by providing care and support to individuals and families. They work towards an assessed and planned package of support, care or maintenance program, this helps service users maximise their independence. Many duties for a care worker include performing basic personal care tasks as outlined in the service user’s care plan, such as feeding, dressing, assisting to toileting, total body washing. Any changes in the service user’s condition the care worker as a duty to report to senior management. A care worker must maintain an effective working relationship with service user’s, this helps by maintaining good communication.
Engage in personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People Setting (CU1531). 1) 1.1- Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role As a carer I support individuals to maintain their independence whilst they live in their own homes. This involves daily routines such as: * Preparation of meals * assist in domestic household chores * Assist in personal care and clothing * To prompt medication. I have responsibilities and a duty of care towards individuals to ensure that they receive the care needed and are up to a high standard and that they are treated equal and their choices and rights are respected. Safeguarding and protecting the service user is very important part in the care sector I have a duty of care to the service user and to the organisation to make sure that any accidents, concerns or incidents that may take place and put the individual or you at risk to be reported to my line manager using the appropriate method as stated in the employees handbook.
• Assist clients in retaining memory and life skills. • Assist or supervise clients at mealtimes ensuring that they have a satisfactory intake of nutrition consistent with their preferences and needs. • Dispose of waste safely and in accordance with care home policy. • Providing the best level of care to all residents in a way that promotes dignity, privacy, safety and independence • Working with the Care Home Manager to ensure that systems and standards are maintained at a high quality level • Providing support, motivation and supervision of care assistants providing care
* Being respectful, ensuring privacy and maintaining dignity of the older person at all times. * Following the policies and procedures of the organisation. * Always use standard precautions. * Following work health and safety guidelines. * Performing only services that the aged care worker has been trained to provide, and seeking additional support when needed.
* To provide home health care services and training sufficient to ensure the client and their caregiver the assumption of personal responsibility for health and personal needs. * To provide educational opportunities within the health care system for employees through an ongoing participation in professional organizations. * To provide coordinated liaison with health and
Unit 4222-302 Engage in personal development in health, social care or children's and young people's settings (SHC 32) Outcome 1. Understand what is required for competence in own work role 1.Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role My duties as a care worker involve me assisting individuals with personal care, and helping and promoting their well-being. This Involves me assisting residents with washing, dressing, assisting with bathroom needs, changing bed, laundry and general cleaning . Being part of the preparation of meals and serving residents at meal times is also my duty. When I first started my role as care assistant, I received an induction training course, which familiarised myself with the role.