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Functional Skills Essay

  • Submitted by: ryanbaker3
  • on December 2, 2013
  • Category: Social Issues
  • Length: 1,102 words

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Functional Math

Skill standards/process skills L 1.1,1.2,1.3/L 2.1,2.2 - Technical skills C 1.1,2,4,7,8,11,12

These tasks are about sharing and recording information in the workplace.

1. Frank has now been at your care home for 6 weeks and has appointments to see the chiropodist in three weeks, GP in one week and dentist in four weeks (Frank was admitted on the 06/06/11)
What dates have the appointments been made for and where do you record those?

a) Chiropodist             08/08/11  

b) GP                             25/07/11

c) Dentist                       15/08/11

2. Frank has not been very well; Staff are monitoring his fluid intake and weighing him every week to check
that he is not loosing weight

a) Using the completed fluid chart add up how much frank’s input has been for the day.

¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬¬b) The average person should drink 2 litres a day, how much more should Frank be drinking

Fluid intake and output balance chart
Clients: Frank K                                                    
Time Fluid Intake Output Signature
07h00 Tea 100ml J Blogs
09h00 Tea
Water 100ml
150ml Sarah
10h00 Coffee 100ml Sarah
12h00 Orange 150ml Jim
14h00 Tea 100ml Mary
17h00 Tea 100ml Mary
21h00 Chocolate 100ml Rachel P


c) When do you record this information?

When you give the fluids

d) Where do you record this information?

On the fluids chart

e) Identify legislation related to handling information in a Health & Social Care Setting

Data Protection Act 1998

4. Using the chart below work out:
a) What is Frank’s weekly weight loss or gain? Fill in the chart below

b) Now compare this with his start weight, how much has he lost altogether

c) Frank would like to know what his weight is in stones and pounds.
To change kilograms to...

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