All service users and care providers must have their rights put into consideration in order no to feel discriminated against. In order to prevent this every individual’s right in peace haven house must be respected. For example they should have the right to decide what actions they want to take regarding to their health and should be provided medical care when needed this could apply to the HIV positive service user in peace haven care home. This legislation makes individual feel relevant and cared for and also that they can trust the health system in peace haven care home. Policy: Policies are the rules and regulations of an organisation or institution that should be understood and followed by all that represent the organisation.
Each person should be able to identify the importance of gender, age, race, sexuality, beliefs, ethnicity, disability, education, sexual orientation, backgrounds, skin colour and language. Another important thing whilst working in health and social care is as a staff member you should be able to recognise people that are mistreated. With these things followed it shows the dedication and awareness to each client and allows them to feel valued and also respected. There are laws in place to ensure that every individual is treated equally this includes organisations having equality policies to reinforce the concept. Equality: Equality overall is about fairness which means making judgements from discrimination it is also about natural justice which is basic/fundamental judicial extended to a person with rights at issue, it is also about being impartial and reasonable which means showing lack of favours and being liable to give a account of one’s actions.
Nicola Priestley Principles for implementing duty of care in health and social care settings 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role To have a duty of care it is a legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere a good standard of care whilst performing any acts that may harm others. Here is a few keep points what happen in our care setting: * Ensuring all toilets, bathrooms, dinning areas are generally clean and up to standards to stop the spread of any infections. * To make sure all employees have got correct training in using equipment and first aid and any other relevant training. * Ensuring all walk areas are clear of any clutter and obstructions so the services users don’t trip or fall over. * To complete accident packs when an accident occurs * As a care worker it is your duty of care to help support your collegues, employer, the public and most importantly to support yourself.
It also means that we are delivering services which meet the diverse needs of our patients, service users and carers. Good equality and diversity practice ensures our services are accessible to all; ensures that everyone is treated with dignity and respect; supports involvement and self-management and supports improved outcomes for all. Equality and diversity are not 'addons', but should be an essential part of how we deliver our services and how we work together. 1.1 Treat each person as an individual: This means to treat everyone according to their needs and cultural differences and respect these need and differences. For example elderly people may need different aspects of care.
It involves doing things together outside work. 2 Describe different working relationships in health and social care settings The support worker role is to make sure that every support they give to individual is according to their agreed plan of care. Good quality care must be given to individual. it can only be done by involving the individual in all decision making and encouraging both their participation and feedback about the service they are given .it is their role to keep communication going in the care sector for example
Safeguarding adults and promoting independence. Sector guidance (P5, M2 part2) No secrets are a guidance that helps prevent the risk of abuse towards vulnerable adults. This is a set of guidelines made by the department of health; it finds who is at risk of abuse and why this may be. No secrets is a multi-agency framework to make sure and encourage many agencies to work together, with the social services as lead role, in putting the vulnerable adults health and safety first. This helps to prevent physical and emotional abuse as there are many services and procedures in place to protect and to make sure each individual rights are met and equal to everyone else’s.
You should follow all the correct policy’s and procedures to protect yourself and others. It is especially important when in a job in the health and social care sector as its individual’s lives you could effect by making the wrong decision. If ever you disagree with the agreed way of working then consult your employer and do not decide to go against it off your own back. If everyone in the work setting follows the correct policies and procedures then the setting should run effectively and be consistent. Outcome 3 1.
Equality, Diversity and Rights all relate to health and social care because, everyone should be treated equally, valuing individuals differences (race, ethnicity, beliefs, age etc. ), every individual has the right to be treated fairly, with respect, equally, not discriminated against, protected from harm/danger of any sort, and cared for in a way that meets their needs. In health and social care there are seven care value principles. The care value principles are important while working in a health and social care field as the principles should help form the basis of all a social workers relationships with clients as well as colleagues. The seven principles are: 1) The promotion of anti-discriminatory practice 2) The promotion and support of dignity, independence and safety 3) Respect for, and acknowledgement of, personal beliefs and an individual’s identity 4) The maintenance of confidentiality 5) Protection from abuse and harm 6) The promotion of effective communication and relationships 7) The provision of personalised (individual) care.
Introduction In this section, my information pact is going to include a description of a piece of legislation, the Human Rights Act and a code of practise, the Code of Practise for Health and Social Care Workers from the General Social Care Council. The reason why I am describing these laws are because care workers have a responsibility to know the laws that are relevant to the type of work that they are involved in, which helps them to be more responsible and professional in their work. This will help to make sure that every patient is treated equally, respected and they have their own rights. Also, the law is to help carers to make sure that they are treating patients in the right way and not giving poor care. Human Rights Act * What is the Humans Rights Act?
Unit 4223-307 Principles for Implementing Duty of Care Outcome 1 – Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1. Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role The term ‘Duty of Care’ is a moral and legal requirement of health and social organisations whether it is carers, health professionals, or anyone providing health care services towards the people they look after. This means that they must do their duty to keep individuals in their care free from harm, safe from harm, treat with dignity and respect, and to give those individuals choice. Duty of care can be undertaken with watchfulness, attention, caution that a reasonable person in the same circumstances they are in would do. This is underpins everything that you do in your role.