As a Care Assistant it is important that we make ourselves aware of exactly what the Residents preferences are before attending to them. That way we are able to carry out and provide the exact care the residents requires without having to personal questions which could make the Resident feel uncomfortable. Residents (Service Users) Rights Individuals are unique, and should never be treated as just a ‘patient’ or ‘service user’. Everyone is different and it is important that this is recognised within the Health & Social Care
Maintain client information confidentiality. Employee or service provider is committed to make any necessary adjustments for staff or client with disabilities. Code of practice, staff training and education. Recognizing and promoting people’s rights and improve the accountability of decision makers. If the client would chose to talk with me during the massage about private things, I would support him and ensure that the conversation is confidential.
All communication between a carer and client should be completely confidential and only shared with relevant colleagues. All communication between staff should be correct to ensure continuality of care at all times. Care plans should be up to date for staff to refer to this helps with continuity of care. 1.2. EXPLAIN HOW COMMUNICATION AFFECTS RELATIONSHIPS IN THE WORK SETTING When people communicate well with individuals in a work setting they usually feel satisfied.
Why is confidentiality so important in a medical office? I am going to start by going to the very heart of the matter and quote the Hippocratic Oath, “What I may see or hear in the course of the treatment or even outside of the treatment in regard to the life of men, which on no account one must spread abroad, I will keep to myself holding such things shameful to be spoken of”. Every physician in the world recites this at his/her graduation and all its saying is he/she will not discuss a patient with anyone. To me confidentiality protects all of us as patients, it allows us to be candid and truthful about our illnesses because we trust and know that our doctors and their staffs will never share what we tell them. Sometimes, for medical employees, it is hard to maintain confidentiality when family members want to know about their loved ones.
This is based around each individual and their careplan so the care i give is individual to them. I assist with personal hygiene, toileting and administer medication. As much as i enjoy assisting clients i always encourage them to be as independent as possible by letting them plan their day and making own choices. Also providing the clients with a welcoming and friendly environment will make all the difference to the person settling in. This provides stability for them and a sense of belonging.
It will help to maintain the individual's self-identity, self-respect and dignity. Person centred approaches involves hierarchy of needs, physiological needs, safety needs, social needs, self-esteem needs, self-actualisation and promoting wellbeing. Person-centred care also means treating resident with dementia with dignity and respect. Person centred care should be supported by relatives as well as all staff. All staff should follow the philosophy of person centred care as it aims to bring out the best in people with dementia.
It will help to maintain the individual's self-identity, self respect and dignity. Person centered approaches involves hierarchy of needs, physiological needs, safety needs, social needs, self-esteem needs, self-actualisation and promoting wellbeing. Person-centred care also means treating resident with dementia with dignity and respect.Person centered care should be supported by relatives as well as all staff. All staff should follow the philosophy of person centered care as it aims to bring out the best in people with dementia. 1.2 Describe how a person centered approach enables individuals with dementia to be invloved in their own care and support.
2.5. Describe the various ways to maintain dignity of an individual when supporting intimate personal hygiene. Starting with a warm safe place and talking to the individual about what they want or need to be assisted with personal hygiene, taking care to stay within the boundaries set up in their individual care plans. Talking about what is going to happen and making sure they understand and are comfortable with what has been said and what will be happening. Making sure they have everything they need before you start so not to interrupt the process causing distress.
4.1 Explain the meaning of the term confidentiality? Confidentiality means not giving any information to anyone unless there is a reason to do so. It is the most important requirement for anyone who works in a care setting to be trustworthy especially when dealing with vulnerable adults. There is also a legal responsibility under Data Protection Legislation for any disclosure of information and a duty of care. 4.2 Explain ways to maintain confidentiality in day-to-day communication?
As the client may not have ever spoken about what they are about to speak about to the counsellor before. So they are putting their whole trust, feelings and courage in telling the counsellor knowing that it will never be discussed out of the counselling session. Confidentiality should be discussed