Explain the actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused If I suspect abuse through noticing a sign of physical abuse or change in the behaviour of an individual, I will make sure that I ask the individual what has happened telling the individual the changes that I have noticed. If it is in my place of work and the name of the person that abused the individual is known, whether staff or another service user, I must also record and report this. I will listen to the individual carefully; it is up to them to tell me, I would not ask them any questions about this as this is not part of my job role and would stay calm. I will make sure that I record what the individual tells me using the individual’s own words. I will make sure that I reassure the individual and explain that their safety is the most important and that it is my duty of care to tell the manager.
If that happens the Service will talk to you and try to persuade you to get help, but if you don’t agree the Service can get help without your permission if he or she thinks it’s best for you. This will only happen if the service is concerned about your safety. 205 – 5.3 Q. Describe the action to take if suspected abuse or unsafe practices have been reported but nothing has been done in response. A.
Unit 205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Outcome 2 know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse. 1. Explain the action to take when there are suspicions that an individual is being abused. Read the polices and procedures and comply with them, make sure you tell a senior member of staff, then they can take the next step and get to the route of the situation.
At the beginning of a shift, public service personnel are briefed about any major issues that may have arisen; for example, police officers would be kept updated about a missing child. If you are late for a shift and miss the briefing, then you are preventing that organisation from operating as its full efficiency. Reliability An organisation is only as reliable as its members. Uniformed public service employees must be reliable, so that an employee can be depended upon. Forgetfulness or dishonesty can bring disrepute
DUTY OF CARE 304 Ai WHAT IS MEANT BY THE TERM DUTY OF CARE Duty of care is a requirement that a person acts towards others and the public with the watchfulness, attention, caution and prudence that a reasonable person in the circumstances would. If a person's actions do not meet this standard of care, then acts are considered negligent and any damages resulting may be claimed in a lawsuit for damages. Aii HOW THE DUTY OF CARE AFFECTS THE WORK OF A SOCIAL CARE WORKER Duty of care makes us more aware, responsible and accountable for neglience when looking after somebody. Our observation and listening skills are very important. For example, If we notice a client has a sore spot at the base of the spine and we fail to report it or apply cream to it, in a very short space of time it could develop into a pressure sore which is neglient.
Abstract Confidentiality, the duty to warn, and the duty to protect as ethical dilemmas that counselors and therapist face on a regular basis. Counselors and therapists have to ensure that the rights of their clients are protected, but they also have to adhere to certain laws and regulations that the states provide. The counselor or therapist has to make sure that they know when to report a serious offense such as child abuse or elderly abuse, when a client claims to want to kill someone, and when a client wants to commit suicide. When the counselor doesn’t report these cases, they leave themselves open to be prosecuted criminally for neglect. They have to know how when to report the cases, is there legitimate reason to believe that the client will do or has done harm to someone, or if they are talking out of frustration and anger.
Some people may find it difficult to express their emotions and some topics may be completely 'off-limits' or taboo. Lack of attention, interest, distractions, or irrelevance to the receiver. Differences in perception and viewpoint. Physical disabilities such as hearing problems or speech difficulties. Physical barriers to non-verbal communication.
Explain how each may positively or negatively impact clients, counselors, and mental health counseling practice. Manage heath care is the middleman that all the furniture commercials say they are trying to eliminate. Their job is to dictate which services should and should not be paid for by a third party payer. Many services that are needed by clients are not covered by managed care organizations (MCO’s) and this breeds possible corruption. If a patient needs treatment but they are not covered, that may motivate a counselor to place an incorrect billing code on an invoice to get paid for an non-covered service.
I.e a diabetic client is refusing to follow a low sugar diet _ in this situation you wouls advise them of the consequences of their actions and give themall thr information to make an imformed choice , at no point can you stop the person making there choice , another example would be a client refusing medication you cannot force them to take them , but you need to make them aware of the risks if they dont . 2 First you must report it to your line manager,if you have a dilemma they should talk to you about what approaches to take and give you the chance to talk about both sides of the dilemma . You can also get help from there families , doctors , nurses , other health proffesionals or trade unions they can offer you advice and whether you are exercising a duty of care you support . Outcome 3 know how to
So if something at work is troubling you enough for you to mention it to your family or friends, please report it straight away. It is natural that you may feel unable to express your concerns out of a feeling of disloyalty, however, such feelings must never result in a potentially illegal or dangerous situation going unreported. This particularly applies where the welfare of children may be at risk: all staff have a duty to report any child protection concerns to their school’s designated person for child protection - make sure you know their name. Remember, it is often the most vulnerable children or young people who are targeted: they need someone like you to safeguard their welfare. Don't think “what if I'm wrong?” - think “what if I’m right?” What is a Whistleblowing Policy?