Physical Security Client's Assessment Janet Roberts AJS 585 June 23, 2014 Instructor: Matthew Brandt Physical Security Client's Assessment Physical security describes measures that prevent or deter attackers from accessing a facility, resource, or information stored on physical media. (Physical Security Programs, System and Technology UOP ). In today’s world of advancing technology it is important for people and businesses to protect themselves against crime. Many organizations and home owners have taken security measure to protect their home, offices, and property. Many people have taken measures and have alarm systems in place at their homes and businesses for protection.
I can assume that my organization MIS department will do it for me because they would identify issues and problems and promote to employees how to protect their assets that might be vulnerable to theft in the outside world. It’s important to protecting our assets that might be on portable devices to prevent the theft, use two factor authentications, and encrypt your data. Protecting your privacy by using strong passwords, adjusting the privacy settings on your computer, and surf the web anonymously. Other ways to protecting your privacy may include e-mail anonymously by reporting spam to your email provider and knowing what information on your emal is creditable, and by erasing your Google search history to prevent important history from being discovered. | 2.
Aiii Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the importance of handling information securely. Explain the potential consequences of handling personal information securely and to follow the legislation and codes of practice. They summarise the main points of legal requirement for handling information; •Data Protection Act 1998 •Freedom of information Act 2000. Aiv Explain two ways of helping other practitioners to understand the different systems used to record information in adult social care settings. By explaining the importance of keeping confidential information such as daily recordings or daily activities in a secure place and not to pass on any information to anyone outside of the individual’s direct team.
Assignment 209 Understand how to handle information in social care settings Task A – Short Answer Questions Ai Identify two laws or pieces of legislation that relate to the recording, storage and sharing of information in an adult social care setting. The Data Protection Act 1998 The Freedom of Information Act 2000 Aii Explain why it is important to have secure systems for recording and storing information in a social care setting. All information is to be kept up to date and accurate and stored securely in locked cupboard or with passwords so only certified people can access it. Information is only to be used for a specific purposed concerning to the individual. This is to protect the individual human rights to privacy and confidentiality.
Unit 4222-226 Gain access to the hoes of individuals, deal with emergencies and ensure security on departure (HSC 2019) Be able to deal with emergencies encountered after gaining entry 4.1 Describe emergencies that may be encountered when gaining entry to an individual’s home Gaining entry into an individual’s home can be challenging. Permission is needed except in cases where imminent harm is suspected. It is important to reassure the individual that you are there to assess for health problems and the need for services. Stress your desire to keep the older adult safe and functioning in the community. If you suspect abuse or neglect, be forthright about the issue.
The service user will usually be expecting a visit by their carer who should always introduce themselves to the service user and show their identity card. Be able to take appropriate action when unable to gain entry to an individual's home If the carer is unable to gain entry then they should ring their office and inform them of the problem. The office will then attempt to contact the service user by telephone and if this is unsuccessful then a relative of registered key holder will be informed. In some cases it may be necessary to contact the emergency services if there is immediate cause for concern. These are the usual agreed ways of working in my organisation.
Gain access to the homes of individuals, deal with emergencies and ensure security on departure (HSC 2019) Outcome 1 Be able to identify agreed ways to gain entry to and leave individuals' homes 1. Identify special requirements and individual preferences for entering and leaving an individuals home. When dealing with any individual where you have to gain entry to their home you must always make an assessment with regards to their abilities and preferences. A person who is wheelchair bound or has difficulty walking or standing may need assistance, you should discuss with them and their family as to how they would like you to enter their homes this may either be by using a key safe or ringing a family member who will meet you at their home, has some people need their privacy and this should be respected if at all possible. Some individuals may request that you knock or ring the bell before entering so as not to alarm them and some may ask that you don't enter.
1.2 Special requirements and individual preferences for entering and leaving an individual’s home could include how to access keys (such as using a key safe), how to use an entry system and have access to any necessary codes or passwords, to present clear and up to date identification, to phone the individual prior to arrival, and to arrive at an agreed time. Company policies and procedures should be followed at all times, all risks should have been identified at a previous risk assessment and provisions out in place as necessary, and the security arrangements should be double checked with the individual on leaving the property (for example if it is acceptable to leave an upstairs window open during the day in the summer time). Special requirements may also include how the individual wishes to be greeted on arrival, particularly if they are sensory impaired. 2.1 Any visits to an individual should be planned
We must monitor the clients behaviour and ensure we check their mobility hasnt deteriorated . If this happens they may need futher assessments so that equipment becomes available. If the manager does not feel we are meeting the clients needs he/she will arrange for the client to be moved to a more suitable home. The manager has to ensure all staff are trained to prevent accidents and also ensure their are suffient staffing levels. 2.2 Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an
The second stage is safety needs or security needs. The things that falls in this category are safe and secure housing, protection from crime, and harsh weather. We can find relevant resources to protect ourselves. For example, if we plan to move we can research online the area of interest and see what the crime rate is in the neighborhood. We can make sure our house is safe by setting security alarms.