I must insure that the house they live in is safe at all time and report any faults to our Maintenance Team. I like after their everyday needs , I insure that their clothes are clean. I help them with personal hygiene and that they eat a health diets. I keep an eyes out for any health issue and report these to our nurse so that they can be treated if needed or she will give me advice on how to care for the child. I may also have to take that child to the hospital or doctors .
The role of her key worker who is a female is to assist Miss M with all her personal care, and to report any concern to the line manager who would refer it to Miss M’s GP. The role of the family members is to always be there for Miss M, to visit her regularly and to take her to the synagogue every week. The role of the others like the GP, Nurse and Psychiatrist is to provide Miss M with adequate health checks and monitor her medication. 3.3 Support family members to understand person centred approaches and agreed ways of working When the outcomes have been established in the case of Miss M, the manager asked me to talk them through the principles of person centred care and I immediately gave them a brief lecture on how and why they should maintain Miss M rights, choices, privacy, dignity, personality and how to do so using the policies and procedures of the home since nothing can be done from a vacuum. In this way, the family members understood the need of carrying out all their roles in accordance with the laid down rule of the home in order to give Miss M quality care
• REGULATIONS: Regulations are the rules which organisations and care workers must follow. As a nursery assistant I am expected to follow all policies and procedures and regulations set out by my manager, I am also expected to keep myself updated with any change in procedures and refresh my memory on old ones. MINIMUM STANDARDS: The national minimum standards for childcare settings are issued by the government under section 23 of the care standards act 2000. These standards can be reviewed and changed at any time so a workplace needs to ensure they are up to date with his to ensure they are providing the care recommended under this act. All nursery staff must have regard to the standards and must also meet regulatory requirements and the conditions of their registration.
Managing as a single parent overall is a big job. Managing as a single parent is a lesson on prioritization, flexibility, and organization. Setting priorities is the main objective starting off: practicing time management is mandatory, as well as, being able to wear two hats at one time. As a single parent of three children, I have also learned to be flexible with my time. Making personal sacrifices for my children happen on a daily basis, but also remind me of the reason I became a parent in the first place.
This includes acting in the best interests of the patients and ensuring their health, safety and welfare. I must be observant to make sure my knowledge and skills are updated on a regular basis. I must observe all areas of confidentiality at all times. I must also have the confidence to voice any concerns I may have. I must make sure I have access to available resources and equipment that will assist me in my role.
1.2 The main care standards in the UK are dignity, privacy, choice, safety, realising potential, equality and diversity (www.nationalcarestandards.org, October 2014). My job description for my role of Support Worker states “to support individuals in their personal, social and health care needs as required. As part of a team, working closely with families, friends and advocates of the people you are supporting and other health and social care professionals to ensure people are supported to lead the lives they choose”. I attend annual or bi-annual refresher training and I am up to date with my company’s policies and procedures, to ensure I am familiar and competent with the current standards required for my role. On a day to day basis I ensure I treat service users with dignity and respect; allow them privacy and private time alone when they require so; give them choice in every aspect of their support i.e.
E.G locked filing cabinet Employees and employers should be able to access this information as and when it is necessary. 2.5 Working with my employer: My job is to be a Care Assistant. I take care of elderly people’s needs on a daily basis. I assist with personal care of each resident like washing and dressing, going to the toilet and helping to bed, bathing and in some occasions even helping to eat. I am respectful and supportive, making sure that dignity is kept at all times.
In a social work environment communication can be an essential tool in order to meet the needs of a vulnerable adult. It is a basic requirement in the social care role to communicate with the individuals you care for their families and also with other members of staff involved with their care on a daily basis. Communicating with the other staff members you work with shows team working and continuity of care. It also ensures health and safety issues are recognised and reported. One form of this communication is a verbal handover at the beginning and end of each shift, there is also the filling in of relevant communication books and care plans for each of the individuals you care for, this keeps others in the knowledge of the current situation in the work place with service users.
Duty of Care 1. Introduction This paper details the meaning of duty of care, challenges and dilemmas that may occur and the support opportunities available in order to deal. It also outlines the procedures for dealing with complaints should they occur. 2. Duty of Care: Definition Duty of Care is a legal obligation to always act in the best interests of everyone to ensure that those receiving healthcare services receive safe and appropriate care and safe from danger and misuse.
* To work alongside and develop strong working partnerships with other children’s centre partner professionals. These are mentioned in my personal contract provided by Lincolnshire YMCA. On an everyday basis the tasks I am expected to complete are, engaging with the children during play, providing the children with lunch and tea, providing the children with plenty of water and cleaning all environments that the children come into contact