Nvq 2 Essay

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Unit 4222-202 questions 1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of own role: As a Health Care Assistant my role is to make sure that all the service users’ needs are met. By doing that I will need to follow the patients care plans provided for them. This will give me information on any illnesses, mental health issues, what they use for mobility, whether they are independent or need help with personal hygiene care. I also must follow all rules and regulation policies within the work setting and keep up with any relevant training I may need to keep me up to date and informed. It’s also my responsibility to build trust with the service users and also my colleagues and make sure I stick to the confidentiality policies. The duties I under take on a day-to-day basis are personal care, recording information, assisting with feeding and mobilising and keeping the service users entertained. 2. Identify the standards that influence the way the role is carried out: • Care standards act 2000 • Health and safety at work act 1974 • Manual handling operations 1992 • Codes of practice • National occupation hazards 3. Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work: By not letting your feelings or emotions what you are currently facing at home or another work place get in the way of you role. This may affect you in the long run and stop you from being good at what you do. Focus on the job you do to achieve and further your career prospects. For example if the you are a vegetarian and the individual you are looking after wants a meat cooked meal you must put your beliefs aside and prepare the food. Treat everybody as an equal and respect people’s rights and beliefs and do not allow prejudice in the work place and favourtise other people, give everyone the same opportunities. 4. Explain why reflecting on

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