Duty To Care In Health Duty Of Care

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PERFORMANCE EVIDENCE RECORD Candidate Name: Use this form to record details of activities (tick as appropriate) Observed by your assessor √□ questioning record □ Seen by expert witness □ Seen by witness □ Self reflective account □ NB Your assessor may wish to ask you some questions relating to this activity. Ensure that they are Recorded in the appropriate box overleaf. The person who observed/witnessed your activity must sign and date overleaf Date of Activity 28/07/2012 | Links to | | Performance evidence | unit ref | outcomes | Philip Moorhouse UNIT- 204 INTRODUCTION TO DUTY OF CARE IN HEALTH Duty of care is a requirement that a persons acts towards others especially…show more content…
Before taking the residents to the required destination, I need to make sure that the residents have had their required medication before traveling and made sure that they have visited the toilet to ensure a comfortable journey and avoid any accidents. Quite often I have to guide and assist some of the residents into the vehicle to avoid injuries, once in the vehicle I make sure that their seat belts are fastened and ensure that they are comfortable. Although I try my best maintain the residents independence, there have been times when I have had to consider and sometimes enforce a duty of care for their own and others well being. One of our residents has a history of drinking problems and when we are out on trips he likes to have a drink, which is fine, but then he tries to manipulate the situation so that he can have more, that is when I have to remind him of his care plan and his written agreement and the effects of drinking with his medication, usually he agrees and understands but he can become argumentative and disruptive and trips have been cut short for the safety of the other residents. In addition to regular meetings I always report any problems or
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