The wrong person could receive the information and put the adult and child’s safety at risk. • Every matter relating to safe guarding is confidential. • The staffs at the work settings need to know that they have professional responsibility to share information with other agencies in order to safe guard children. • The head of the centre or the designated member of staff will disclose any information about child to other member of staff on a need to know basis only. • All the staff at the work setting aim to ensure that all the parents and carers can share their information with confidence that will be used to enhance the welfare of their children • Development records ( observation, planning ,photographs,….)
I always ensure i read their care plans and risk assessments in order to care for them the way they want to be cared for and in a safe manner. If i suspest the client is getting treated unfairly i must report this to the mananger immediately. This could be the clinet getting abused or bullied by carers, other residents or family members. We must not breech confidentiality and never gossip about the client. We must monitor the clients behaviour and ensure we check their mobility hasnt deteriorated .
* To assist and ensure there is a good happy atmosphere at all sessions. * To assist and take time to listen and respond to the children and encourage them to develop. * To assist, encourage and maintain equality of opportunity for all the children within the group. 1.2 - The early years sector is very well regulated and all staff, and the setting that they work in. We must follow the various standards that in many cases have been set down by the law, such as the Childcare Act 2006 and the Health and Safety Work Act 1974.
All details of any assessments must remain confidential and should only be shared with the relevant parties, in line with the (establishment’s) current policies and procedures, if there are any serious concerns regarding their well being or safety. The child should not be named, therefore, observations should be documented as “Child A” to protect their identity. Any confidential information should only be shared on a need to know basis and be held in a lockable/secure location. An assessment needs to be consistent if they are to produce reliable results, during re-occurring trials. It is essential that standards are maintained and the assessments and the findings are accurate and dependable, as incorrect data can impact severely on the child’s development.
I am conscientious when in performing routines (e.g., change children when they are wet; do not allow children to sit indoors with coats on; comfort crying children). I follow all regulations concerning health and safety standards, group size and ratios, and abuse reporting
We also have codes of practice and regulations to stick to within the home. Taking time to learn and understand the personal beliefs of the service users we care for is very important to deliver the best quality of care. Asking questions to the service user or their family is an advantage. You should keep an open mind at all times and never dismiss or put down a belief as this would obstruct the quality of the standard of care you deliver to the service user. I believe I have a quite good knowledge and understanding of meeting standards with the care I deliver to our service users and meeting the standards expected within my role as a carer.
Duty of Care requires all staff to ensure that all the people we work with are safe and that we abide by relevant legislation and follow care plans. And inform the office of any changes to medication so everyone can keep up the constant care. Duty of Care is the legal duty to take reasonable care so that others aren’t harmed and involves identifying risks and taking reasonable care in your response to these risks. Organisations should always ensure that they consult legal and legislative requirements when developing and maintaining their duty of care frameworks and consider working alone guidelines. 2.1 Dilemmas that may arise: • Equipment - Clients may refuse to use hoists and stand aids as they have had bad experience in the past with using them which could affect clients hygiene, physical needs and means that staff can’t do their job to a high standard we would take note of what the clients have said and ring the manager to come up with another solution.
Although it is the parents or guardians decision to give consent it must be signed before any child can participate in any studies or research. Informed consent is when all risks and benefits have been fully explained and any questions should be answered before any consent is established. Personal information should not be disclosed to the public and all privacy and confidentiality issue should be addressed. Ethical issues also arise with the use of children and if they should be subject to something that might be harmful or painful. So anyone considering making a child be a part of a research study must consider if the benefits will out way the
This information is confidential and only for use within the nursery setting, but “back ups” of information will need to be may be kept in a secure off sight setting, encase of accidental damage. ( such as in event of a fire, the information will be needed) If any of this information is requested for whatever reason, the parent’s permission will also need to be given. Staff do not discuss personal information given by parents with other members of staff, except where it affects planning for the child's needs. If staff have broken the confidentiality agreement, this may result in disciplinary action, and in serious cases, dismissal. Students on placement in the nursery are advised of our confidentiality policy and required to respect it.
CONFIDENTIALITY Confidentiality is very important as we are working with vulnerable people. It is very important that we maintain confidentiality at all times. If we are told something in confidence by service user we must explain that if necessary we may need to report to our manager but will still be confidential unless further action is agreed or needed. Any care notes or service user’s care plan are also confidential so we must ensure this is kept safe. Anything that you have been told in confidence must not be noted in care