- simple maintenance can be carried out by the trained wearer, but more intricate repairs should only be done by specialists. The Regulations require employers to: - avoid the need for hazardous manual handling, so far as is reasonably practicable; - assess the risk of injury from any hazardous manual handling that can’t be avoided; and - reduce the risk of injury from hazardous manual handling, so far as is reasonably practicable. Employees should: - follow appropriate systems of work laid down for their safety; - make proper use of equipment provided for their safety; - co-operate with their employer on health and safety matters; - inform the employer if they identify hazardous handling activities; - take care to ensure that their activities do not put others at risk. 2. What are the specific regulations and safe working practices and procedures that apply to your work activities?
What having a duty of care means for a Care Giving Organisation. Aiii: Trained to their Organisations Standards. Ensuring employee’s understand CQC and the definition Duty of Care. Legally, employers must abide by relevant health and safety and employment law, as well as the common law duty of care. They also have a moral and ethical duty not to cause, or fail to prevent, physical or psychological injury, and must fulfil their responsibilities with regard to personal injury and negligence claims.
The Health Belief Model (HBM) is a psychological model that is use in nursing to explain and predict health behaviors of patients diagnosed with chronic disease like MI. In educating the patient using this model, the nurse will focus on the attitudes and beliefs of the patient. The nurse will encourage the patient by educating to recognize and promptly response to signs and symptoms of any complication from the MI. In-depth education opportunities will be planned and evaluated. The overall goal is for the client to return to pre-hospital living condition in an improved state of wellness.
As our text states, a consultant must be particularly careful to maintain appropriate boundaries, I believe with consultant once must possessive certain traits such as being an experts that can handle the problem. Explain the importance of the three roles and their use with supervisees. As a teacher the supervisee role is to teach the students the basic counseling skills needed, also I feel as a teacher the supervisees assumes no responsibility of the students in training. For the counselor, I believe they are responsible for providing the information about the profession and practice as well making sure they are aware of the ethical standards and or providing competent counseling. As a supervisee the counselor should make sure they help with personal adjustment as well as developmental problems that may arise.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 outlines key requirements for employers and employees but does not implement these requirements, the management of health and safety at work regulations do. It is managements responsibility to ensure any risks which have be identified and may be harmful to workers is evaluated and any arrangements are put in place to reduce the risk as much as reasonably practicable. As a company we have mandatory training which all staff must attend for health and safety, including infection prevention and moving and handling. The company also provides equipment required to reduce risks surrounding the
Are Patients Safe James E. Scarbrough III Baker College of Cadillac Are Patients Safe Patient safety is an extremely valuable aspect in the health care. The definition of patient safety is an area focusing on reporting an error, analysis and prevention of medical errors that often lead to adverse patient outcomes. Prevention means keeping patients safe from errors rather than reacting to them. These standards in patient safety inspire the most challenging issues in the health care setting. Reviewing these standards annually and publishing them on The Joint Commission Website, it is a key component to improving health care (The Joint Commission, 2011).
To do this I should keep my training up to date, follow all policies and procedures set by employer in order to keep things safe. If I see something that is wrong my duty of care would be to report what I see happen i.e. whistle blowing. Also if I am told to do something I don’t feel comfortable doing or something not in my job description make sure I decline doing it as it’s my duty of care to only carry out duties I feel competent doing. Be aware of dilemmas that may arise about Duty of Care and the support available for addressing them 2.1 Describe dilemmas that may arise between the Duty of Care and an individual’s right You may have a case as a care worker where an individual may want to do something which could be a risk to their own health and safety.
Duty of care in health and social care settings 1.1 Duty of care is the responsibility for taking care of another person , ensuring their physical and mental wellbeing. Giving individuals choice and safeguarding provided for service users as well as colleagues. Adhering and observing legal obligations and policies/procedures of the organisation. 1.2 In my role as a care worker, it would be restricted to my own level of competence, I would report any concerns that I have over an individual’s care or health to my work supervisor. I would follow up on these concerns on any subsequent visits to ensure concerns have been acted upon and hopefully resolved.
|Questions |Answers | |1.1 Explain the employees’ roles and responsibilities in |They need to take reasonable care for their own safety and that of others. | |relation to the prevention and control of infection |They need to cooperate with the employer in any respect of health and safety | | |matters. They must not intentionally damage any health or safety equipment or| | |materials provided by the employer. They must attend training provided by the| | |employer. They must use protective equipment provided by the employer.
Must also use gloves. Gloves must be checked that they are not worn nor have holes in and ensure they fit properly to ensure they do not come off and therefore no longer act as a protective infection control barrier. Equipments must also be sterilized to avoid cross infection. If possible use disposable equipments. Employee must use protective equipments provided by the employer.