Task C- short Answer Questions
Ci Explain what a social care worker must do if they become aware of unsafe practice.
First, discuss with his colleague (who is performing) about the unsafe practice and the risk involves result in this practice. Then he can show the safe way to do and explain how it minimise the risk. Any unsafe practice should be recorded and reported to the manager in order to be corrected informing all of the staff by providing training or necessary information. If manager does not hear you, or nothing come in action to eliminate unsafe practice, then you have all the way right to complain to the social service, CQC, health and safety commission and department of health.
Cii Describe what a social care worker must do if unsafe practice is reported but nothing is done to ensure it is corrected
If unsafe practice has been reported but nothing has been done to ensure it is corrected a social care worker has a duty of care & so must report their concerns to: the next level of management, the Care Quality Commission, the Safeguarding Team at the local Social Services department or the General Social Care Council, & write a confidential report detailing all relevant information.
Ciii Describe three factors that may make individuals more vulnerable to abuse than others
1. Individuals with poor communication – may not be able to hear, may not be able to speak, may have trouble getting their point across and finding the right words to say, could become frustrating not being able to communicate effectively, may feel as though they’re not being listened to
2.someone not being able to fed themselves and a carer not providing adequate food and not providing assistance with eating food.
3 not providing support with personal care and and ensuring they are adequately dressed. someone who is unable to mobilise due to illness being left out of social activities.
Cii How adopting a person centered approach which offers choices...