Elements Of Competence

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Level 2 NVQ in Health and Social Care (3172) Optional and additional units www.cityandguilds.com Version 2 This page is intentionally blank 3172 Level 2 Optional Units Units HSC25 – 29 and HSC210 - 232 This page is intentionally blank Unit HSC25 Carry out and provide feedback on specific plan of care activities (Level 2) Elements of competence HSC25a Carry out specific plan of care activities HSC25b Provide feedback on specific plan of care activities HSC25c Contribute to revisions of specific plan of care activities About this unit For this unit you need to be able to carry out, provide feedback on and contribute to revisions to the plan of care activities for which you are responsible. Scope The scope is here to give you guidance…show more content…
This specification details the knowledge and understanding required to carry out competent practice in the performance described in this unit. When using this specification it is important to read the knowledge requirements in relation to expectations and requirements of your job role. You need to show that you know, understand and can apply in practice: Values 1 legal and organisational requirements on equality, diversity, discrimination and rights when carrying out specific plan of care activities 2 how to provide active support and promote the individual’s rights, choices and well-being when carrying out specific plan of care activities. Legislation and organisational policy and procedures 3 codes of practice and conduct; standards and guidance relevant to your own and others’ roles, responsibilities, accountability and duties when carrying out plan of care activities 4 current local, UK and European legislation, and organisational requirements, procedures and practices for: a accessing records and information b recording, reporting, confidentiality and sharing information, including data protection. Theory and practice 5 key changes in the condition and circumstances of individuals with whom you work and actions to take in these circumstances 6 where to access information on the specific needs, preference and condition of individuals 7 where to go if you need…show more content…
In occupational standards it is quite common to find words or phrases used which you will be familiar with, but which, in the detail of the standards, may be used in a very particular way. Therefore, we would encourage you to read this section carefully before you begin working with the standards and to refer back to this section as required. Active support Support that encourages individuals to do as much for themselves as possible to maintain their independence and physical ability and encourages people with disabilities to maximise their own potential and independence. Individuals The actual people requiring health and care services. Where individuals use advocates and interpreters to enable them to express their views, wishes or feelings and to speak on their behalf, the term individual within this standard covers the individual and their advocate or interpreter. Journey Any outing to support the individual’s independence and enable them to take as much control over their life as possible. Key people Are those people who are key to an individual’s health and social well-being. These are people in the individual’s life who can make a difference to their health and well-being. Others Are other people within and outside your organisation that are necessary for you to fulfil your job role. Rights The rights that individuals have to: • be respected • be treated equally and not

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