NVQ Unit 1 – Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings. 1.1 – Define the term ‘Duty of Care’. A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others. 1.2 – Describe how the duty of care affects your own work role. The duty of care in my work role is based around looking after the residents in our care and maintaining their safety and dignity.
Unit 4(SHC 34) Unit 4 (SHC 34)- Principles for Implementing Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings. Unit aim: This unit considers how duty of care contributes to safe practice, and how to address dilemmas or complaints that may arise where there is a duty of care. Credit value-1 Level 3 This workbook covers the following elements: Learning outcomes: There are three learning outcomes to this unit1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice. 2.
Assignment: 304 Principles for implementing duty of care in social care or children’s and young people’s settings. Ai) Duty of care is a legal requirement within the health and social care sector which has a legal meaning. There are responsibilities to ensure service users is not harmed, hurt, disadvantaged or unfairly treated. Each social care worker must be aware of negligent and unintentional acts may be also seen as a breach of duty in care. Aii) Duty of care affects the work of each social care worker as duty of care places a responsibilities to ensure practices are fair, safe and recognises diversity, choice and independence.
Unit CU235P/CT235 Introduction of Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples Settings Learning Outcomes 1. Understand the implications of duty of care Assessment Criteria 1.1 Define the term ‘Duty of Care’ Learner Answer and/ or evidence reference A duty of care is moral or legal obligation of an an individual to ensure the safety(safeguarding) and well being to oneself, employees and those in their care or using their services As a caregiver its my duty of care to ensure that i follow all risk assessments, policies and procedures and care plans, report as required any breach in safety or risk to the well being of the client In my role as a caregiver I have a duty of care to the client if I feel a client is at risk in any way its my responsibility to find a solution or where necessary report the situation to my line manager, however this may conflict with the clients right to privacy, i also have to take into account that i am in their home and they have a right to have the home the way they would like untidy Through the line management process, other caregivers, the individuals, their family &/or designated contact. 1.2 Describe how the duty of care affects own work role 2. Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care 2.1 Describe the dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care an individuals rights 2.2 Explain where to get additional support and advice about how to resolve such dilemmas 3. Be able to reduce barriers to communication 3.1 Describe how to respond to complaints 3.2 Identify the main points of agreed procedures for handling complaints I would respond by listening to the individuals about their complaint, see if there is a simple/doable solution.
1.2 Describe the Duty of Care which affects your own practice It is important to only carry out duties that you are competent and confident in under taking the duty and it is important that the task are in your job description and declining care work that is not. Being accountable for your own decisions and actions, following standard procedures in all aspects of work including use of resources and equipment. 2.1 Describe dilemmas that may arise between the Duty of Care and an individual’s rights. You have a duty of care for the people you support, but they also have the right to make their own decisions about actions they want to take. Sometimes there can be conflict between a person’s rights and your duty of care.
Outcome 2 Be able to support individuals to manage their own continence 1 Encourage an individual to express preferences and concerns about continence needs When a service user is moving in our care home and they have continence needs, they are seen by a health professional with specialist knowledge of continence issues as part of our overall needs assessment. In their care plan should explain how their needs should be met. I have to communicate using the individual’s preferred spoken language, the use of signs, symbols, pictures, writing, objects of reference, communication passports; other non-verbal forms of communication; human and technological aids to communication and make that nothing has change in their preferences about their
2.1Describe potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights. 2.2 Describe how to manage risks associated with conflicts or dilemmas between an individual’s rights and the duty of care. 2.3Explain where to get additional support and advice about conflicts and dilemmas. 3.Know how to respond to complaints. 3.1Describe how to respond to complaints.
CU236P/CT236 Principles for Implementing Duty of Care In Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Setting. 1.1. What duty of care means in my own work role. I have a duty of care to ensure the wellbeing of the service users. I am obliged to exercise a level of care towards an individual.
Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Assignment 304 Assignment 304 Assignment composition Assignment overview In this assignment you will consider how your duty of care can conflict with the rights of an individual and what you can do to manage any resultant risk. You will demonstrate an understanding of the complaint procedures and how best to respond to complaints. Tasks There are three tasks to this assignment. A Supervision notes B Reflective account C Guidance notes This is a summary of the evidence required for the unit. Task | | Evidence | | Learning outcomes covered | A | | Supervision notes | | 1.1, 1.2 | B | | Reflective account | | 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 | C | | Guidance notes | | 3.1, 3.2 | Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Assignment 304 Assignment 304 Assignment mark sheet Candidate name | | Candidate number | Centre name | | Centre number | Task | Evidence | Results | A | Supervision notes | Passed Y/N | B | Reflective account | Passed Y/N | C | Guidance notes | Passed Y/N | I can confirm that the evidence listed for this unit is my own work and was carried out under the conditions and context specified in the assessment specification.
1.1 Identify different reasons why people communicate To express needs, to share ideas and information, to reassure, express feelings, socialize, ask questions, share experience’s, give instructions, share opinions, give encouragement. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of working in adult social care settings Individuals communicate to express their needs and preferences and to ensure they are met. As a carer I discuss the options and the choices available to the individual to allow them and informed choice regards to their care. 1.3 Explain why it is important to observe an individual’s reactions when communicating with them. In face to face communication the person listening may not always indicate verbally if they have understood or agree.