1. Understand the implications of duty of care ← define the term ’duty of care’ (mai scurt) Duty of care : the legal obligation to act toward othen with careful attention and reasonable caution to protect their wellbeing and prevent harm occuring. (sau) ’A duty of care’ is a legal term. It reffers to the obligation of all adults to be aware of the wellbeing of others and take reasonable steps to ensure no-one comes to harm, as a result of any action or inaction. According to UK law, a duty of care applies to all people you come into contact with, but it is of particular significance where children, young people and adults that require safeguarding are concerned, because they are unable to meet their own needs or may be aware of potential danger.
Question 1:What is meant by the term ‘duty of care’? How does it contribute to the safeguarding and protection of your service users? | | | | | | Duty of care means providing care and support for individuals within the law and also | | | within the policies, procedure and agreed ways of working of my employer. It | | | contributes to the safeguarding and protection of service users as it is my duty of care | | | to raise any concerns I may have about any aspect of my work such as poor working | | | conditions and poor practice by staff, and to safeguard individuals from harm such as | | | abuse. | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | | 204-1.2, 304 – 1.2 | | Question 2:Explain what it means to have ‘duty of care’ in your job role.
Principles for Implementing DUTY OF CARE 1. What is meant by the term “Duty of Care”? A duty of care is a legal requirement that all health and social care professionals, that are providing a health and care service, is that they must put the interest of the service users they help and support first and to do everything in their power to keep them safe from any harm. 2. Explain what it means to have a Duty of Care in your Own Work Role.
Unit 4223-307 Principles for Implementing Duty of Care Outcome 1 – Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1. Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role The term ‘Duty of Care’ is a moral and legal requirement of health and social organisations whether it is carers, health professionals, or anyone providing health care services towards the people they look after. This means that they must do their duty to keep individuals in their care free from harm, safe from harm, treat with dignity and respect, and to give those individuals choice. Duty of care can be undertaken with watchfulness, attention, caution that a reasonable person in the same circumstances they are in would do. This is underpins everything that you do in your role.
1.2. How does this contribute to the safeguarding or protection of individuals? By working within standards set out and within our own capacity we will prevent harm from occurring to ourselves, others and the individual. By giving an individual choice and respecting their views/wishes they know that their independence has not been taken from them, giving them more confidence if an issue of safeguarding etc were to arise. To understand and be able to pass on the procedures in place if we are suspicious or aware of abuse, an individual being endangered or poor work practice by another carer or agency.
NVQ Unit 1 – Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings. 1.1 – Define the term ‘Duty of Care’. A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others. 1.2 – Describe how the duty of care affects your own work role. The duty of care in my work role is based around looking after the residents in our care and maintaining their safety and dignity.
Introduction to the Duty of Care We can explain as a anyone who works in a child care has a duty to keep children safe. Our duty to look after them because childrens are vulnerable in someway , this are most likely ,their age , state of health ,social circumstances or other factors. Also our duty to the child physical and mental well being ensured. Providing care and support for a child within the law and also within policies , procedures.It is all about avoiding abuse and injury . ( Describe how the duty of care affects your own work role) My role to the duty of care ,i have to raise any concern about any aspect of my work .
Unit 4222-304 Outcome 1 A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeably harm others. It’s a requirement to exercise a reasonable degree of attention and caution to avoid negligence which could lead to harm to others. Duty of Care refers to the legal responsibility of one, to ensure the safety and well-being Duty of Care is the legal responsibility of one, to ensure the safety and well-being of others Provision of proper nutrition, clothing and toileting/bathing, proper safety measures, administration of needed medicines, and the like, by a competent designated caregiver (whether a family member. Outcome 2 Conflicts would arise if a service user in your care wanted to do something that could bring them to any harm for example wanted to cross a busy main road to get to the shop this could present potential risks so a risk assessment would need to be carried out to underline risks if they pose to high also you would check if this person has a mca checking if they have the capacity to make the desion we should always go on the best interests of the service user i.e. seeing if a carer could take them to a shop just to try and minimise the risks you can gain additional support from family members ,social workers advocate ,gp , colleagues took look at different compromises mental capacity act will underline everything you need to make the correct desion it is important to note that an unwise decision made by a person does not in itself indicate a lack of capacity all staff involved in an asses meant should keep adequate records that explain the grounds on which a person is found to have or lack capacity to make specific decisions Responding to complaints as a senior I have a duty to respond to complaints I would speak to the person
They also have a moral and ethical duty not to cause, or fail to prevent, physical or psychological injury, and must fulfil their responsibilities with regard to personal injury and negligence claims. ( ACAS Definition- Duty of Care from an employer’s perspective) In my role, I act with a duty of care to the service user, ensuring that provision of care and support is conducted in a way that ensures safety from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services but also the care workers of the establishment. How this affects your work role? The duty of care I have in my job is to keep myself safe and my service user safe.
1.1 Define the term ‘duty of care’ In law a duty of care is a legal obligation on an individual to ensure that they follow a standard of reasonable care that could harm others. In the workplace the employer owes a duty of care to all employees and this is enforced legally with the Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974 and other health and safety legislation. Duty of care in health and social care means the same but is more rigidly applied, you must do everything that you can to keep the people in your care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the health, safety and welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the care workers of the establishment. It is a legal obligation which