The social care worker must do everything they can to keep the service users safe from harm, injury and abuse. This can be achieved by following and adhering to the following: * Work within the definition of your job role. * Keep accurate records and documentation as necessary. * Agreed ways of working of your employer which includes: - Policies and Procedures of your organisation, which are essential pieces of information that will enable the social care worker to work professionally and safely. .
CT235 Introduction to duty of care in health and social care. 1.1 Define the term 'duty of care' Health and social care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the people they look after. That means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the care workers of the establishment. My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service.
SUPERVISION NOTES A i What is meant by the term Duty of Care Health and Social Care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the people they look after. That means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the Care Workers of the establishment have the same Duty of Care. The employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. Duty of care is a legal obligation that is usually imposed on an individual person requiring them to adhere to a standard of reasonable care while undertaking or performing any acts of duty that could possibly harm others.
Assignment 304 Principles for implementing duty of care in adult social care Task A Supervision Notes As an experienced social care worker you have been asked to mentor a new social care worker. You plan to use a supervision session to explain about the duty of care and how this helps to protect individuals from harm and abuse. Prepare a set of notes to help you in this supervision session. In the notes, you must include an explanation of: Ai What is meant by the term “duty of care” Aii How the duty of care affects the work of a social care worker Aiii What having a duty of care means for a care giving organisation Aiv How the duty of care contributes to safeguarding individuals Task B Reflective account Bi Describe two situations which demonstrate a conflict or dilemma between exercising a duty of care and the rights of an individual. Bii Choose one of the situations and describe how best to manage the risks involved, explaining the reasons why this would be best practice.
Describe how the duty of care affects own work role At work the duty of care what I have is to keep myself and my residents safe. That is mean I have to update my trainings, following all security procedures in order to keep things safe. 2. Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care 3.3. Describe dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights Me as a care assistant I have to do everything to keep my residents safe, I have duty of care to that people.
Counsellor which is a process helping the patient recognise and cope with the problems. Leader influences others to work together and understanding goals to motivate people. Manager to manage work load as well as situations. Kozier, Erb, Berman, Snyder, Lake and Harvey (2008) Having worked in the care field as a residential care manager and also being a mother I see myself as possessing various skills which is inter changeable with nursing. Which has helped me to incorporated these skills into my daily life.
When social care workers are aware of their own duty of care and follow the code of practices this enables them to work under clear guidelines ensuring a safer work environment and that all acts are done with the individuals best interests. Safeguarding is not just about keeping individuals safe in the care setting, but making sure they are safe from illness, abuse or injury. Everyone working
Introduction to Duty of Care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Understanding the meaning of Duty of Care 1.1 Define the term ‘Duty of Care’ Duty of Care is where health and social organisations have a duty to look after people meaning they must do everything they can do to keep the people in their care safe from harm. Not only do the care workers of a company have to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services but also the company itself. An employer also has a duty of care for staff members to make sure where employees work is in safe conditions and suitable for them to deliver the service. 1.2 Describe how the duty of care affects own role at work The Duty of care I have in my work role is to keep myself safe and my service user safe. To do this I should keep my training up to date, follow all policies and procedures set by employer in order to keep things safe.
1.2 The employers have a responsibility to make sure correct PPE is made available, organise the necessary training for staff and undertake risk assessments regarding infection control. The employers must inform staff of infection control policies and procedures and make sure they are provided with the necessary information to follow safe practices when working such as a COSHH file, risk assessments and information posters. 2.1 Most of the legal regulations relating to infection control come under the Health and Safety at work act. This act is about ensuring a safe work place for employers, employees and members of the public by minimising accidents and infection spreading at work.