Aiii. Within our organisation, duty of care means that our employer, the agency has a duty to look after us, by that I mean ensuring that we receive the necessary training prior to carrying out our duties and that we are regularly briefed about changes to regulations. The agency is obliged to ensure that we have all the necessary information, training, instruction and supervision to prepare us to deliver the care to the service users. Aiv. Duty of Care contributes to safeguarding individuals by obligating a level of care towards them as is reasonable in all circumstances to avoid injury to either themselves or their property.
Each individual, will want to have their own preferences and wishes included in the way we will support them, so we must ensure we have all of their details known to us in care plans etc. We should always ensure their rights are protected, by our support, or the use of advocates. We must encourage their independence, to build on their self esteem, and confidence. We must ensure their privacy, dignity, and respect is honored, and all needs met, as we need to have, the individuals, best interests at heart to support them. As a health and social care worker it is our duty of care to provide all of the above and also keep individuals safe from harm or exploitation.
Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. All service users should be supported and enabled to live in an environment which is free from prejudice and safe from abuse. My responsibilities under the duty of care is to do everything reasonable within the definition of my job role to make this happen. A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on a carer requiring that they adhere to a good quality and standard of care. It is my duty to take care of vulnerable adults and to ensure that their needs and well-being are looked after.
Unit SHC34 - Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1.1Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role? A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual. Requiring them to set a standard of reasonable standard whilst in the working environment so that noting you may do could harm others.We can do this by carrying out daily checks and cleaning rotas to ensure that the work place inside and outside is safe and clean before the day starts. 1.2Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals.
Aiv) Duty of care contributes to safeguarding individuals as duty of care ensures that all concerned think about safeguarding, which also guides professional relationships. Duty of care acts as a base line for organisational procedures and protocols. Bi) Working within the health and social care sector social care workers are faced with dilemma’s and conflict on a day to day basis when duty of care and the rights of an individual are the reason why
My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. SHC 24 – 1.1 Question 2: Describe how duty of care affects your own role. Give examples where possible. Duty of care affects my own role by: - first of all make sure I have all trainings done and I am prepared to do my job - my induction is done- - I have to make sure that individuals are safe and I do the best I can for them - I have to follow instructions and procedures - I have to use proper equipment. - keep the high standard of hygiene etc.
If person centre values that underpin all work in the health and social care sector are followed as they should be then all individuals should feel that and health workers ensure that : Person centred values are guides on how individuals are treated. The individual is treated has an individual, the individual is supported to exercise choice, supporting individuals to maintain emotional control and supporting individuals with sensitive situations, make sure individual's rights is maintained, support the individual to be as independent as possible, treat all individuals with dignity and respect, the individual is supported in accessing their rights, ensure the individual have privacy if they want it. • Evaluate the use of care plans in applying person centred values. Care plans are the basis for how care and support services are delivered. The most important part of the plan is the outcome that the individual wants to achieve; the whole of the plan is geared to making progress towards these outcomes.
Unit 4222 204.1 Duty of care means that the Health and Social Care Workers must do anything it is reasonably possible to keep individuals from harm. They need to think about following the policies and procedure, making risk assesements, respecting the rights of an individual or making risky choices, being aware of harm , making sure they have done anything is reasonably possible to avoid the danger, taking actions to keep the individuals safe and report the actions/dangers. Etc. If someone don’t ensure the legal responsibility of keeping the individual safe it may affect your work role . That’s why all the training needs to be kept up to date , aways wash your hands before and after attending a resident , etc.
1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals. Duty of care ensures that patients are protected from harm and are kept safe from abuse by staff, other patients, family and friends. In your job roles you should have had training regarding safeguarding which makes it clear that its your duty of care to report and record all relevant information related to unprofessional conduct or behaviour that may contribute to abuse the procedures ensure that you are protected and feel confident to report any suspicion you may have. 2 Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individuals rights and the duty of care. 2.1 Describe potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between that duty of care and an individuals rights.
Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings What is duty of care All health and social care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the individuals they look after. This means they must ensure they do everything they can to keep the individuals in their care safe from harm. The safety, welfare and interests of the individuals is priority not only by the care establishment but also the care workers that are employed by them. The employer also has a duty of care for staff members, whereby they must ensure that working conditions are safe and suitable to enable staff to deliver the right care to individuals in their care. Duty of care is your responsibility to keep the