Unit title: Principle of communication in adult social care settings Unit number PWCS 21 Unit level: 2 1. Understanding what is required for good practice in adult social care roles 1.1 Identify standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out The standards which influences the way the work role is carried out are: Codes of Practice, minimum standards, Regulations, national occupational standards • Regulations are: Health and Safety at work Act 1974, Care Standards Act 2000, Manual Handling operations regulations, NHS & Community Care Act, Food Safety Act, and Management of Health and Safety at work. • Codes of Practice are: Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers ad Employers; General Social Care
Assignment 201 Understand Employment Responsibilities and Rights in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples Settings Task A You Need to Update Your Staff Handbook to Reflect Current Employment Law Identify Three Different Sources of Information You Could Use to Enable You to do This. You could use the following to update your staff handbook either online or by telephone. Direct.Gov Health & Safety ACAS List Three Aspects of Employment Covered By Law There are many aspects of employment covered by law Minimum Wage, Health and Safety, Redundancy and Dismissal. List Three Main Features of Current Employment Legislation Three main features of current Employment Legislation are Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination Law and Health and Safety Legislation. Briefly
Explain how own role and practice can impact on communication with an individual who has specific communication needs. As a carer it is your role and responsibility to support individuals to express themselves. The way in which you can do this is by assessing their needs, access information regarding their communication needs, providing the appropriate support, aids or equipment, encouraging and motivating communication, working with others and by monitoring the effectiveness of that support. Without the appropriate support the individual would be unable to express their needs or how they are feeling which can lead to both emotional and physical difficulties. By fully supporting individuals with specific communication needs you are able to support their rights.
Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (amended 2008) RIDDOR - sets out what needs to be reported. Health and Safety First Aid Regulations 1981 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 - emphasizes what employers are required to achieve under the Health and Safety at Work Act. Health and safety policies and procedures are in place to protect those in social care settings. They are to ensure that I adhere and comply to health and safety rules and regulations. Responsibilities Manager/ Employer To provide a safe place to work Prevent risks to health Assess risks and take action to reduce them Provide information, training and supervision as needed Ensure machinery is safe to use Provide adequate first aid facilities Provide PPE (free of charge) Carer/Employee To take reasonable care of my own and others’ health and safety To report to my manager any potential and actual risks and hazards Take part in any training provided To understand and comply with health and safety instructions and procedures Others To understand and comply with
2.1 Outline current legislation, policy and guidance underpinning person-centred thinking and planning. Valuing people 2001 and of valuing people now in 2009, The equality act 2010, Human rights act 1998. 2.2 Describe the relationship between person-centred planning and personalised services. The relationship between person centred planning and personalized services is that they both have to follow the same guidelines E.G Codes of practise, right, independence, choice, inclusion and equality. 2.3 Identify ways that person-centred thinking can be used: Individuals- To find things out about them to create a person centred care plan, Teams- A person centred team is a team with a structured sense of purpose.
It reflects what is important to the person (now and for the future) and specifies the support they require to make a valued contribution to their community. 1.2 Explain the benefits of using person-centred thinking with individuals. By using person centred thinking a profile can be made to suit the individual focusing on what is important to the person, how they wish to live and then moves towards those aspirations. 1.3 Explain the beliefs and values on which person centred thinking and planning is based. It is based on the belief and values that people with learning disabilities are entitled to the same rights and choices as other members of society.
Details of the relationship between the unit and relevant national standards This unit is linked to CHS19. Support of the unit by a sector or other appropriate body This unit is endorsed by Skills for Care and Development. Assessment This unit must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development's QCF Assessment Principles. Learning outcomes 2, 3, 4 and 5 must be assessed in a real work environment. Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (4222-31) 297 Unit 4222-335 Undertake physiological measurements (HSC 3052) Assessment Criteria Outcome 1 Understand relevant legislation, policy and good practice for undertaking physiological measurements The learner can: 1. describe current legislation, national guidelines, organisational policies and protocols affecting work practice.
Quality Improvement (QI) can lead to a general approach to the measurable improvement of patient care. Quality improvement uses specialized plans and principles that guarantees quality of care for patients in healthcare facilities. Quality outcomes centers on quality management principles. This report will cover the fundamentals of Quality Improvement. This report will also explain the importance of stakeholders an how quality is identified.
You are to prepare a presentation about Health and Safety. It must include the following: A i A list of the key legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting. A ii An explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people using social care settings. A iii An explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people who work in social care settings. Aiv A comparison of the differences in the main health and
Some of the main points of a health and safety would be the company’s statement of intent, first aid procedures, and accident reporting and risk assessments. 1.3 A) The Social care workers main health and safety responsibilities are having a responsibility to promote safe working practices. To be aware and to comply with the company’s policies and procedures. B) The employers’ main health and safety