SHC 34 1. Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. A definition of duty of care is a legal obligation imposed to an individual requiring that they adhere to a standard of reasonable care while performing any acts that could foreseeable harm others. You need to make sure that all training is up to date in the work place, safeguarding and protecting the people you support, your residents, your self, your colleague, your employer and the public. Always acting in the best interests of individuals and others and maintaining information securely and properly.
1.2 Person centred approach is crucial to the care an individual requires. It identifies the key areas of support that is required. The following outlines the criteria to ensure the support and services are built around the individual needs; Establish consent to ensure an informed decision has taken place. This can include the individual or Family member, friend, advocate, paid workers, other professionals, carers. Implement active participation which recognises an individual’s right to participate in the activities and relationships of everyday life as independent as possible.
They should always be present throughout their Planning session. The focus of all person centred approaches is the whole person – irrespective of the label they carry. Consent Aiii Consent means the Permission for something to happen or agreement to do something. Why consent is needed Aiv It is extremely important and a legal obligation that a social worker gains the consent of an individual when providing care or support. This is because you are not allowed to violate the person or privacy without their consent.
Your responsibility as a care worker would be to protect the rights and promote the interests of an individual. You will establish and maintain the trust and confidence of an individual, and encourage independence whilst keeping them safe from harm. You must always ensure you are adequately trained to perform tasks and if not ask for relevant training to increase your knowledge and skills. It is your duty of care to keep up to date with regulations and best practice, and to ensure you are implementing it in your day-to-day work. All actions must be recorded and where necessary give the reasons for such actions.
Daniel Smith 207 Person centred Values * Ensuring that the service user is at the for front of their care * Allowing them and encouraging them to get involved in their care Upholding and Promoting their – * Individuality * Right to Choose * Their Dignity * Privacy * Rights * Independence wherever possible and safe to do so It is highly important that we work in this way to allow the service user to make their own informed decisions and choices regarding their care. We must inform them of the risks that may be involved in the decision and advise but also allow the user to make that choice. Each service user has a right to privacy meaning during all personal care, doors and curtains must be closed
(early years), day care and residential homes (care of older people) and specialist etc. (individuals with specific needs). Creating a positive care environment is important for all of the above environments as the service users are entrusting you with their health, education and needs. It also required staff to be acceptable to anything as the service user may uphold different values and beliefs than their own. A positive care environment is created by letting the service users know that they are being looked after individually and that their needs are specially tailored to them.
1.1 A person-centred approach to providing care and support is as important for people who receive services (and their) as it is to staff. The emphasis should always be on the person as an individual. In a person centred approach the unique qualities of the individual as determined by their life history and experiences, likes and dislikes, are their defining characteristics. 1.2 People with dementia have the same rights as citizens. This includes the right to be treated with dignity and respect.
We must treat every individual the same regardless of any medical conditions, religions, culture and life style and deserves the same care and respect. 1.2 Critically review approaches to person-centred practice Person centred practice is needs-led, in that it should cover every aspect of an individual’s health and social care requirements. There are many different approaches however there are elements that should be included in all approaches. * Rights - supporting and encouraging an individual to maintain their rights * Independence - promoting, enabling and encouraging an individual to be as independent as possible. * Choice - allowing, ensuring and promoting individuals to have and make choices.
This includes acting in the best interests of the patients and ensuring their health, safety and welfare. I must be observant to make sure my knowledge and skills are updated on a regular basis. I must observe all areas of confidentiality at all times. I must also have the confidence to voice any concerns I may have. I must make sure I have access to available resources and equipment that will assist me in my role.
We must treat every individual the same regardless of any medical conditions, religions, culture and life style and deserves the same care and respect. Critically review approaches to person-centred practice:- Review approaches to person centred practice, some individuals may have difficulty in communication whether it is down to their mental capacity, illness, and culture. You may need to have a translator, sign cards, brail, and sign language. It can take all different approaches to be able to have a person centred approach with that individual. We need to do an assessment so we are able to meet every single aspect of their daily living so we can deliver a person centred approach to them on a daily basis.