Unit 13 Principles for Implementing duty of care in health social care or children's and young peoples settings 1 understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice. 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work roles A duty of care is a legal requirement and would be tested in court in the event of negligence or malpractice that all health and social care professionals that provide a health and care service is that you must put the interest of the service users you help and support first and to do everything in your power to keep them safe from any harm. In your work role to have duty of care underpins everything that you do, it underlies the codes of practice and this should be built into your practice on a day-to-day level. and would be tested in court in the event of negligence or malpractice. 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals.
Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. All service users should be supported and enabled to live in an environment which is free from prejudice and safe from abuse. My responsibilities under the duty of care is to do everything reasonable within the definition of my job role to make this happen. A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on a carer requiring that they adhere to a good quality and standard of care. It is my duty to take care of vulnerable adults and to ensure that their needs and well-being are looked after.
There should be the best possible care provided to the individual and be meeting all needs that’s are required. The individual should be treated as you would wish to be treated ensuring them a good quality of life. 2.1 It is important to find out the history of the individual including all there wishes, preferences and needs whilst creating there care plan to keep the individual in control of the care being provided. This enables the plan to be completed accurately and reflect the individual and there needs. By having the plan it allows others to have the correct information.
It will help to maintain the individual's self-identity, self-respect and dignity. Person centred approaches involves hierarchy of needs, physiological needs, safety needs, social needs, self-esteem needs, self-actualisation and promoting wellbeing. Person-centred care also means treating resident with dementia with dignity and respect. Person centred care should be supported by relatives as well as all staff. All staff should follow the philosophy of person centred care as it aims to bring out the best in people with dementia.
Code of Ethics Comparison between AACC and ACA When considering similarities and differences of ethical codes one should perhaps begin by clarifying what ethics are as well as the purpose of a code of ethics. In the profession of counseling one might consider the statement from Corey, Corey, and Callanan which reads, “The primary purpose of a code of ethics is to safeguard the welfare of clients by providing what is in their best interest” (Corey et al., 2011 p.9). While this is not the only purpose a code of ethics serves, it is the one that best takes into account one important consideration in counseling which is “Do no harm" (Sossin, n.d.). “Ethics codes are also designed to safeguard the public and to guide the professionals in their work so that they can provide the best service possible” (Corey et al.,2011 p.9). The AACC or American Association of Christian Counselors is intended; as the name implies, for those counselors practicing with Christianity as their spiritual emphasis while the ACA
They also have to do everything in their power to keep the service users safe from harm. Your duty of care underpins everything that you do, it is what underlies the codes of practice and it should be built into your practice on a day to day level, exercising your duty of care is also a legal requirement and what would be tested in court in the event of a case of negligence or malpractice. Aii) How the duty of care affects the work of a social care worker. Service users have a right to expect that when a professional is providing support they will be kept safe and not to be neglected or exposed to any unnecessary risk. The expression is that we ‘owe’ a duty of care to the service users we work with.
Precipitants should have sufficient knowledge and comprehension of the elements of the subject matter involved as to enable him or her to make an understanding and enlightened decision (Freeman S. 2000). In this paper Team B will summarize our reflections and thoughts on ethical standards for human research. I.) Three basic ethical principles for human research are: • Respect for autonomy, which requires that those who are capable of deliberation about their personal choices should be treated with respect for their capacity for self-determination. • Beneficence refers to the ethical obligation to maximize benefits and to minimize harms and wrongs.
2011, p.123). The Hypnotherapy Society developed their code of ethics from the BACP code of ethics 2002. It is a lengthy document so I will extract the issues that illustrate the overriding principles that an ethical therapist will adhere to. A therapist must always aim to give the best quality of care to a client and recognise their limitations due to training and experience. They must constantly evaluate and review any treatment given so as to keep the best interests of the client and to help them in the most effective way possible, i.e never prolonging treatment unnecessarily.
Judges, officers, agents, lawyers and correctional staff have to make decisions about how to proceed with the detainment and punishment of criminals. Correctional officers must have character and exemplify good ethical conduct. These professionals must take their jobs serious and never betray their oath in office, their public trust, or their badge (Peak, 2010). Character and ethics are qualities that constitute the foundation of their occupation and will certainly affect the manner in which they carry out their public-safety duties. Correctional officers play an influential role in the lives of many inmates because of their direct and prolonged interaction.
They were designed to help guide the counseling profession and to serve as what Ponton and Duba (2009) called the “framework for ethical thinking” (p. 119). The ACA and AMHCA have codes that are similar in nature. However, there are some specific differences between the two. The ACA serves as the primary organization for the entire counseling field. The organization is considered to hold the standard ethical code for professional counselors of all areas.