I carry out health and safety checks, which also make sure the clients, are using the properties correctly and cleanliness is recorded. Fire checks are recorded and evacuations are timed. My responsibilities include boundaries with the clients and responsible behaviour. Provide a professional service to clients and be respectful to their needs. We have team planning and processing meetings, client reviews and process regularly.
I would ensure that the residents would be presentable in their appearance at all times. Additionally I would ensure that the service user have any aids that are required for examples, glasses, hearing aids, dentures and that these are kept cleaned and work. Another role that I would have within the care home would be to assist the service users in rehabilitation activities under guidance and supervision of the manager. I would also have the responsibility of assisting in the cleaning of the home when needed especially the dining areas after meals. I would also support infection control by cleaning up any spills immediately.
Engage in personal development in health, socialcare or children’s and young people’s settings 1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role My duties as a Healthcare Assistant involve giving clients personal care, such as assisting with washing, dressing, toileting requirements. Assisting with nutritional requirements, such as meal planning/preparation/feeding, prompting and cleaning. It is my responsibility to ensure that the client maintains an acceptable level of health and to promote the clients well-being. It is also my responsibility to ensure that all company policies and procedures are carried out and to maintain records for the service delivered, along with responsibility for ensuring that my training needs are kept up-to-date so that I am at the level of standards required to undertake my role. Finally, it is my duty and responsibility to treat clients with respect and dignity at all times.
Ensuring physical and emotional needs of residents are met and to promote the health and safety of those people I support, are also important in my care worker role. To support nursing care where indicated is important when promoting the health of the individual. My role also involves me assisting with travel and attendance at doctors appointments and recognising health issues and booking appointments. As well as supporting the resident, I also support their family members. As individuals needs can often change, it is my responsibility to ensure all record keeping is kept up to date, also ensuring my training needs are kept up to date, so that I am working at the standards required to meet my role.
Communication between colleagues is essential, so that it ensures a continuity of care for the client, and all staff are aware of the current needs of the client. 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects relationships in the work setting. Within the care setting I communicate using: Communication books, Handovers with Colleagues, Staff meetings, and super visions with my team leader. All these was of communicating help with work relationships between yourself, other staff and tenants. The staff are always up to date with anything new with the tenant ie medication changes, And the tenants know they are being cared for correctly by all staff.
HSC 025 1.1- How is a working relationship different from a personal relationship? A working relationship is different from a personal relationship because with a working relationship they aren’t your friends or family they are there for you to care for them and look after them and not to form a bond, and ensure you abide by your job description and rules and regulations 1.2- What are the different relationships in the health and social care setting give a brief explanation what each does? The relationships in a health and social care setting in my work place are: Parents- support the individual and guide them in their needs and preferences. Team members- support one and other and the individual you are looking after, reflect back information to help each other. Supervisors- supervise everybody and be there when needed Nurses- Be there when needed for clinical and to help e.g.
* Feed back about how your work is on the unit your working on and if she has any concerns. Home Manager * To manage the day to day running of the home and all other aspects of the home E.g. Training issues, Communication with team and making sure the ground man do their job in keeping the home tidy. * To provide the highest level of personal care and attention to residents following individuals care plans carefully and ensuring all contact is polite and friendly warm and supportive. * She/him is responsible for understanding and complying with all legal requirements threw the
My supervisions are taken on shift, my manager will watch how I work, how I integrate with the team of staff and with the clients in the care home and put forward any ideas on what I could do differently but also explain what I am doing well. It will also involve making sure that I fill in all the necessary paperwork such as care plans and accident forms and follow the appropriate policies. They are not formal and it feels easy during these times to ask for advise and to be supported when learning new things within the care home. The appraisals are more formal, myself and the manager will sit down and discuss everything about the job, anything from day to day tasks to staff grievances. The positive of this is that if there is anything I am unsure of I can speak in confidence and not feel embarrassed that I do not know how to do something in front of the care home clients and/or their families.
Project 1 There are many confidentiality, privacy and security issues that relate to working as a medical receptionist in a medical practice. It is very important to have a senior person to oversee all administrative functions. A senior person will outline the tasks your job entails and will teach you the practice’s policies and procedures. They will teach you how to access patient records and how to know what information is relevant to your work. A senior person will also check your work and will be there for guidance if any conflict of interest occurs.
Insuring the working environment is safe and providing correct welfare facilities. As an employee it is your duty to learn the correct procedures regarding potential hazards in the work place and follow the set out procedures in place, to not only protect yourself from risks but also others around you. If the above regulations are not followed correctly by an employer or an employee it could lead to potential legal action and court intervention. Within my role as a health care assistant in antenatal clinic it is vital that I follow these regulations as I am dealing with patients and their families on a day to day basis. I need to ensure that when they come into the clinic area that it is free from any potential hazards that could cause harm, whether that is a trip hazard or sharps hazard.