They should always be present throughout their Planning session. The focus of all person centred approaches is the whole person – irrespective of the label they carry. Consent Aiii Consent means the Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something. Why consent is needed Aiv It is extremely important and a legal obligation that a social worker gains the consent of an individual when providing care or support. This is because you are not allowed to violate the person or privacy without their consent.
In my work role I also have a responsibility to provide a duty of care to all patients receiving care. This is `The legal obligation to safeguard others from harm while they are in your care, using your services or exposed to your activities`. (Collins 2015) I am required to work to an excellent standard and quality of care, adhering to my organisations policies in my everyday practice. The trust value that I meet are; `We put our patients at the centre of everything we do’ `We focus on our people’ `We involve our people in making decisions’ and `We deliver excellence’ (Trust values booklet.) I am expected to ensure that all patients are treated fairly and with dignity and respect, regardless of age, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and diagnosis, and always act in the best interests of the individual whilst allowing them to be as independent as possible.
We are legally governed by the Human Rights Act to respect and protect an individual's rights first and foremost in everything that we do. It is a legal requirement of all health and social care staff to attend training enabling them to appropriately meet the needs of every individual in our care. Individuals have the right to receive the relevant support and treatment required for them to lead a comfortable life. A predominant focus of the training is the safety of the individual and how to maintain a safe, comfortable environment. Our policies and procedures within the work place protect the rights of individuals by making sure that we follow a person-centred approach and treat each case individually, but most importantly equally to any other case.
Unit 7 understand person centred approaches in adult social care settings 1.1 – Person centred values are the principles underlying and person centred approach to care or support is that the individual plays a central role. This means they are involved in every aspect of their care or support. The person centred approach is based on the values of: Individuality-recognising the uniqueness of the individual. Rights- ensuring individual rights are maintained. Choice – ensuring care or support is led by the individuals choices.
I also must follow all rules and regulation policies within the work setting and keep up with any relevant training I may need to keep me up to date and informed. It’s also my responsibility to build trust with the service users and also my colleagues and make sure I stick to the confidentiality policies. The duties I under take on a day-to-day basis are personal care, recording information, assisting with feeding and mobilising and keeping the service users entertained. 2. Identify the standards that influence the way the role is carried out: • Care standards act 2000 • Health and safety at work act 1974 • Manual handling operations 1992 • Codes of practice • National occupation hazards 3.
Person-centred care sees patients as equal partners in planning, developing and accessing care to make sure it is most appropriate for their needs. It involves putting patients and their families at the heart of all decisions. Person-centred care aims to be user focused, promote independence and autonomy, provide choice and control and be based on a collaborative team philosophy. It takes into account service users' needs and views and builds relationships with family members. Person-centred care involves: • Compassion, dignity and respect – these are the essential foundation for the greater involvement of people in their own care.
This could be from themselves or others so all tasks needs to be assessed prior to undertaking them to ensure the risks are reduced to the minimum level and that they receive the appropriate level of support. Aiii The duty of care is a guideline that is held within the care setting to ensure the care staff are aware of their responsibilities and know what is expected of them whilst they are promoting the well being of the individuals being supported. These guidelines are in place to protect individuals within the care setting whether it is a person living within the care setting or the support staff working within the organisation. Aiv Duty of care contributes to the safeguarding of individuals because it sets out the standards required to provide appropriate levels of care within the setting so that no harm comes to either the individual living within the setting or the staff supporting them e.g. complaints or accusations.
I am also responsible for their personal care requirements. I am also required to help them with their personal development with regard to their individual social, personal and cultural needs. As part of this process, I understand that I have a duty to help those in my care to have certain aspirations and dreams and give them every support to achieve them. I also appreciate that it is important for those in my care to have full communication with their family by whatever means possible in order to enhance their lives and those of their relatives. Related to this is the fact that I must be acutely aware of the need to respect confidentiality of those in my care when dealing with any other agencies.
Care plans are the primary source of service user information, they detail what is required for day to day care, preferences for the individuals care and all the information required to assist and care for the person in an individual way to suit their needs. 2.1 Work with an individual and others to find out the individual’s history, Preferences, wishes and needs It is important to work
To always act in the best interest of my clients and their needs. A health care assistant has a duty of care towards themselves the clients and also their colleagues. As a HCA I should • Keep my knowledge and kills up to date. • To keep any records I make as accurate as possible. • To know what must be done to make any job as safe as possible.