This provides stability for them and a sense of belonging. Any personal care or any activities they are involved in is always documented in their careplans. 1.2 As a care practitioner i have a duty to protect elderly clients i work with. I should never put them in danger at anytime. 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.
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.
I can reflect during activities, or after activities have ended. Reflective practice enables me to improve my service of care, and helps me rectify errors, for future activities. By reflecting on my role, I am constantly aware of any improvements that i could make, that would benefit the care of my service users. 2.2 Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice. When dealing with a service user who was at end of life and after observing the loving, caring way that
For example, I will move furniture or any obstacles out of the way, store cleaning products and equipment safely, roll up and store trailing flexes safety. Subsequently, when moving or helping clients with their daily living activities, I check that all equipment are checked to ensure they are in good working order and safe. I ensure I always correctly use equipments provided by my employers at work for example, using a hoist instead of doing manual lifting. I also work in pairs so that the client is moved safely, comfortably; plus prevent any falls or harm to client. I always wash my hands before and after I finish my shift,
I will teach and share my skills with my coworkers as well as learn from them. 4. My own health is very important. I must strive to keep myself in optimal health so I can be at my best at all times. By taking care of my own health, I can lead by example.
Describe one piece of relevant legislation and one code of conduct explaining how it promotes diversity. Outline one piece of relevant legislation The Equality Act 2010 The Equality Act 2010 was created to combine and unify previous anti-discrimination legislation relating to protected characteristics e.g. The Race Relations Act 1976, The Disability Discrimination Act 1995, The Sex Discrimination Act 1975, etc. The Act introduced a simpler framework of protection against direct and indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation in work, education, services and public functions. The Act defines this kind of treatment as being unlawful behaviour.
It is everyone’s responsibility Inclusion- It is a human right for every individual. It covers race, culture, age, religion and sexual orientation. Discrimination- This is a word that people act upon who do not accept others for who they are. Examples of discrimination, includes: race, religion, gender, age and this is just to name
2.5 minimum wage, the equality act 2010 has replaced The Sex Discrimination Act (1975), The Race Relations Act (1976), Amendments (2000) and Regulations (2003), The Disability Discrimination Act (1995) and the care standards were superseded by England's EYFS in 2008/2012 Agreed ways of working are 'performance, knowledge & understandings' that you and your employer have both agreed to and maybe signed if you have a job contract in order for you to work together positively, fairly, with equality. By abiding by these policies and procedures I am working in a way that I know I am safe and the employer has trust if we all abide by these main laws within my company (as stated in my contract) 3.1 My duties involve supplying a very high standard duty of care to my residents within the company I work and I report within any daily notes factual information of which the next carer can read, report any safeguarding issues to the head carer immediately, ensuring and promoting medication in encouraging my residents to take I also help train staff up by them coming out with me and watching me what I do, I do not handle finance, payrolls rotas apart from me abiding by the rota and going to the correct resident and the correct
503 In my workplace we are an equal opportunities employer. This means we employ staff regardless of background, religion, ability, sex or sexual orientation under the Equality Act 2010. Other legislation employed is the Human Rights Act 1998, Disability Discrimination Act 1995, Race Relations Act 1976, Sex Discrimination Act 1986 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. For this reason we have a diverse staff team with males and females, British and non- British origin and with Religious and non Religious backgrounds. It is important to respect these differences in people to make them feel valued as human beings, free from potential abuse.
Feb-Oct 1998 The Cambridge Nursing Home, Cambridge Care Assistant My role involved assisting the elderly residents with all aspects of their daily routines, including bathing, dressing, feeding and ensuring they were happy, comfortable and their every day needs were met. Oct 1997-Jan 1998 Tudor Court Residential Home, Devon Care Assistant I was responsible for caring for elderly residents, providing support with bathing, dressing and assisting at mealtimes. Sept 1987-Aug 1997