Assignment 201 Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples Settings Task A You Need to Update Your Staff Handbook to Reflect Current Employment Law Identify Three Different Sources of Information You Could Use to Enable You to do This. You could use the following to update your staff handbook either online or by telephone. Direct.Gov Health & Safety ACAS List Three Aspects of Employment Covered By Law There are many aspects of employment covered by law Minimum Wage, Health and Safety, Redundancy and Dismissal. List Three Main Features of Current Employment Legislation Three main features of current Employment Legislation are Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination Law and Health and Safety Legislation. Briefly
Health Specification Edexcel competence-based qualifications Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland (QCF) For first registration January 2011 Issue 3 Edexcel, a Pearson company, is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering vocational and academic qualifications and testing, to employers, training providers, colleges, schools, and other places of learning in the UK, and in over 85 countries worldwide. Our specialist suite of qualifications include NVQs, Apprenticeships, WorkSkills, Functional Skills, Foundation Learning, as well as our exclusive range of BTECs, from entry level right through to Higher National Diplomas. This specification is Issue 3. Key changes are sidelined. We will inform centres of any changes to this issue.
Unit 3 Working Ethically with Counselling Skills Task 2 1.2 As a group we looked at an alternative framework agreement from UKCP (UK Council for Psychotherapy). This is a membership organisation, with over 70 training and listing organisations, and over 7,500 individual practitioners. UKCP holds the national register of psychotherapists, psychotherapists qualified to work with children and young people and psychotherapeutic counsellors, listing those practitioner members who meet exacting standards and training requirements. This is an accredited voluntary register with the Professional Standards Authority. UKCP produces publications and runs meetings and conferences to inform and consult on issues of concern to practitioners and support continuing professional development.
Unit 27 - Manage quality in health and social care or children and young people’s setting 1.1 - Analyse how legislative and regulatory frameworks inform quality standards that apply to the work setting Working in health and social care setting there are many pieces of government legislation and regulatory framework that you must comply with. For example care quality commission (cqc) introduced the essential standards of quality and safety which are central to the workplace. Each of the standards has an associated outcome that all people who use services to experience as a result of the care they receive. The standards relate to the 28 regulations contained in the legislation governing cqc work. When cqc inspect the workplace they check compliance with the essential
ASSIGNMENT 306 Task A Ai A list of the key legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting- · Health and Safety at work Act 1974 · Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999 · Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981 include amendment on 2009 · The Electricity at Work regulations 1989 · Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 · Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 · Communicable diseases and infection control · Working Time Regulations 1998 · Care Standard Act 2000 · Control of exposure to Hazardous to Health 1999 · Food Safety Act 1990 and Food Hygiene Regulations 2005. · Environmental Protection Act 1990. Aii An explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people using social care settings. All of the legislation shown above are a crucial part of health and safety. Every piece of legislation describes guidance of responsibilities.
Assignment 306: Understand health and safety in social care settings Task A Presentation You have been asked to contribute to an induction day for new staff. You are to prepare a presentation about Health and Safety. It must include the following: Ai: A list of the key legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting. The principal act that generally cover the settings relating to health and social care is HASAWA – Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 which was updated with many sets as follows: Health and Safety First Aid Regulations-1981, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)-1995, Manual Handling Operations Regulations – 1992, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSW) – 1999, Control of Substances
Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland (Q CF) For first registration January 2011 a Pearson company, is the UK’s largest awarding organisation offering vocational and academic qualifications and testing, to employers, training providers, colleges, schools, and other places of learning in the UK, and in over 85 countries worldwide. Our specialist suite of qualifications include N V Q s, Apprenticeships, Work Skills, Functional Skills, Foundation Learning, as well as our exclusive range of B TE C s, from entry level right through to Higher National Diplomas. References to third party material made in this specification are made in good faith. Ed excel does not endorse, approve or accept responsibility for the content of materials, which may be subject to change, or any opinions expressed therein. (Material may include textbooks, journals, magazines and other publications and websites.)
UNIT 422-302 Engage in Personal Development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings My Job title with Restgarth Care Ltd, is Deputy Manager and I work closely with Denise Leslie my Registered Manager. My responsibilities are to collate information of new service users on initial assessment and create a Care Plan to meet their needs and those of the Carer. I also take enquiries from Carers, Service Users and other professionals that work within the care sector and deal with their concerns i.e if a nurse or doctor is required to a Service User I will contact them, If a Case-Coordinator is wanting information on a Service User I can answer questions for them, and assist with general enquiries to help the smooth running of the Agency. When I work in the community as a Domiciliary Carer or visiting clients to update their Care Plans I adhere to the Code of Practice set out in our policy and procedures, which are set out by CQC and their Code of Practice. For example QUOT E CQC STANDARDS My expectations of my job role is to be competent in dealing with situations that arise: for example if a Carer was in a situation that they felt uncomfortable in, I would try to overcome that for them by talking and working out a solution for everyone, with either shadowing until they were confident or if unsuccessful moving that Carer onto another Service User.
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The overview report from this inspection, “Promoting Partnerships in Caring”4 was published by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety (DHSSPS) in 2007. The standards were developed through a Reference Group comprising individuals and representatives from a wide range of agencies from across Northern Ireland, including carers’ organisations and carers; Health and Social Services (HSS) Boards and HSS Trusts; voluntary and community organisations, including service providers; and academic and policy interests. The standards were also influenced by: • 3 a review of existing standards; People First can be accessed at: http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/people_first.pdf 4 “Promoting Partnerships in Caring” can be accessed through: http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/index/ssi/ssiinspection_of_social_care_support_services_for_carers_of_older_people.htm 1 • a review of a wide body of literature and research on carer support;5 • an analysis of carers’ experience of services;6 • meetings with representatives of the Indian and Chinese communities in Northern Ireland; and • a formal widespread consultation process with all HSS Boards, Local