Protection may include identifying: Measures for communicating health and safetyMeasures for reporting Accidents or health Problems Measures for first aid, fire and emergencies The significant risks- Control measures for hazards The Food hygiene regulation 2005, explains the responsibilities, involved in handling food safely in order to avoid contamination and food poisoning. The Environmental protection act 1990h describes the responsibilities involved in handling clinical wastes in order to prevent harm to the environment. The Control of
BTEC Applied Science Level 3 Unit 11 – Physiology Of Human Body Systems Part 4 – The Digestive System Task 4 – Use appropriate chemical tests to identify different dietary nutrients P5 Use appropriate chemical tests to identify different dietary nutrients Name:______________________________________________________ Student ID:_______________ Date:____________________ Notes: 1) Plagiarism (i.e. copying, cheating) will result in a fail! 2) When you have completed the task, a. Remove the staple! b. Scan the document c. Save the file in your “My Documents” d. Upload the file into Moodle e. Keep the paper copy filed safely as a backup 3) The deadline for completion is Sunday 24th November 2013.
Assessment methodology Learners can enter the types of evidence they are presenting for assessment and the submission date against each assessment criterion. Alternatively, Centre documentation should be used to record this information. N029652 – Specification – Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (QCF) and Edexcel Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for Wales and Northern Ireland (QCF) – Issue 3 – October 2011 © Pearson Education Limited 2011 145 Learning outcomes and assessment criteria Learning outcomes | Assessment criteria | Evidence type | Portfolio reference | Date | 1 Understand the causes of infection | 1.1 Identify the differences between bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites1.2 Identify common illnesses and infections caused by bacteria, viruses, fungi and parasites1.3 Describe what is meant by ‘infection’ and ‘colonization’1.4 Explain what is meant by ‘systemic infection’ and ‘localized infection’1.5 Identify poor practices that may lead to the spread of infection. . |
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: A1) 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 including the amendments on 2009 * Manual handling operations regulations 1992 * The electricity at work regulation 1992 * Reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrence regulation 1995(RIDDOR) * Communicable diseases and infection control * Care standard act 2000 * The medicines act 1968 * Working time regulations 1998 * Food safety act 1990 and food hygiene regulations 2005 * Control of exposure to hazardous to health 1999 * Environmental protection act 1990 A2) explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people using social care settings. Legislations and regulations ensure that guidelines are followed to enforce safety and security within an organisation.
The hazourdous waste Regulations (2005) - defines household and industrial waste and includes medicines that are no longer required. Basically care homes with nursing must use a clinical waste company to dispose of their unwanted medicines. Other care homes can return medicines to the supplying pharmacy for destrustion. The Safer management of controlled drugs Regulations (2006) - specifies how controlled drugs are stored, administered and disposed of. Controlled Drugs must be kept in a controlled drug cabinet that complies with these regulations.
ASM 34 Administer medication to individuals and monitor the effects 1.1 Identify current legislation, guidelines , policies and protocols relevant to the administration of medication. The following is a list of current legislation, guidelines policies and protocols relevant to the administration of medication: • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 – Primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety in the work place for the UK. Obviously this covers administration of medication by COSHH (regulation 2), Control Of Substances Hazardous to Health – thus ensuring medication is stored away appropriately. In addition this Act would also cover safe practices and procedures in administering medication. • Medicines Act 1968 – This piece of legislation governs the control of medicines for both human and veterinary use.
Research may focus on identifying bioactive substances in herbs and spices, or on their properties as a whole food, and/or be set in the context of a dietary cuisine. THE ROLE OF HERBS AND SPICES IN HEALTH: The antioxidant properties of herbs and spices are of particular interest in view of the impact of oxidative modification of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in the development of atherosclerosis. There is level III-3 evidence (National Health and Medical Research Council [NHMRC] levels of evidence) that consuming a half to one clove of garlic (or equivalent) daily
1. Provide names of or links to specific organizations. Summarize key products or services provided by each type of organization and identify the primary customers they serve. |Organization One |Organization Two |Organization Three | Organization Four | |Center for Disease Control |FEMA |American Red Cross |U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) | |Centers for Disease Control and Prevention | | | | |(NCCDPHP/CDC), at http://www.cdc.gov/nccdphp/ |Federal Emergency Management Agency(FEMA) | | | |The CDC make available information of present |http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-fema.htm | |www.fda.gov | |outbreaks and ailments disturbing certain areas| |American Red Cross |
What is epidemiology? Why is this important to community health? Provide an example of its importance from your community. According to "An Encyclopedia Britannica Company: Merriam-Webster Dictionary" (2013), "Epidemiology is a branch of medical science that deals with the incidence, distribution, and control of disease in a population." It is also considered "the sum of the factors controlling the presence or absence of a disease or pathogen."
2.1. Current legislation: * Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) 2002 * The Environmental Protection (Duty of Care) Regulations 1991 * Food Safety Act 1990 * Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 * Health Protection Agency Act 2004 * The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1994 * The Public Health (Control of Diseases) Act 1984 etc. Regulatory body standards: * NICE * Universal Blood and Body Fluid Precautions * Skills for Health Inection Control core competencies * The Quality Standards for Health and Social Care 2006 etc. 2.2. Local and organisational policies include Health and Safety policies, organisational infection control policies and other local and organisational policies related to role.