Describe how the duty of care affects own work role At work the duty of care what I have is to keep myself and my residents safe. That is mean I have to update my trainings, following all security procedures in order to keep things safe. 2. Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care 3.3. Describe dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights Me as a care assistant I have to do everything to keep my residents safe, I have duty of care to that people.
Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Understand the implications of duty of care Health and social care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the people they look after. That means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the care workers of the establishment. My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. I have a duty of care to myself, my colleagues and the person I am caring for or anyone else affected by my actions.
1.1 Duty of care means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the care workers of the establishment. My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. 1.2 The duty of care affects own work role by making sure you keep yourself safe and your service user safe. It means being updated on any new training, following all and any security procedures in order to keep things safe.
1.1 The definition of “duty of care” is a legal obligation and a requirement to work in a way that offers the best interest of a child, young person, or in my case vulnerable adults, in a way which will not be detrimental to the health, safety and wellbeing of that person. My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe and suitable. 1.2 The duty of care I have in my job is to keep myself safe and my service users safe. Keep up to date on my training. Always wash my hands before attending a service user before and after, and wear the correct protective aprons and gloves that are supplied by my company.
My organisation and I have a duty of care to ensure that the service users we care for are safe, protected from abuse by other service users, staff, carers, friends and family. This means that my colleagues and I are obliged to work within the safeguarding policies and procedures and it is highly important that we all receive adequate training so that we can recognise and understand signs of abuse. It is also out duty to record all relevant information when an accident or incident occurs in the workplace. It is our responsibility to report any improper conduct or suspicion that we think may contribute to abuse. Duty of care and safeguarding work together because it is our duty of care, as care staff, to provide protection and safety for vulnerable adults whilst at the same time respecting their
If I felt my mental health was threatened by a client I would discuss the issue with my supervisor and try to gain insight and understanding of myself, by doing this I would hope I’d remain fit and competent enough to be able to effectively counsel my client. Although I can never have a responsibility for the safety of my clients I would always want to remain responsible to them and to be committed to improving their wellbeing. The BACP ethical framework can also be used as a guide towards both client and counsellor safety, it presents the values, principals and personal moral qualities that should always be considered when working with clients, the framework is intended to guide how counselling is practiced and seeks to be inclusive of all client abilities, needs culture. It stresses that all the three approaches to good practice should be used together and not as separate, however I feel one of the most important aspects of the ethical framework and one that could always stand alone as a good indicator of safe, acceptable and professional behaviour is the personal moral quality of Integrity: commitment to being moral in dealings with others, personal straightforwardness, honesty and coherence Taking case notes and the Data Protection Act During a course of counselling
You should explain to the customer that this information concerns you, you believe that this carer is causing them harm and may be causing harm to others within their care and that you have a duty of care to pass this information on. Explain that you will only pass this information to the relevant bodies and it will be treated in the strictest confidentiality. Describe how to respond to complaints; Every complaint should: Be taken seriously and dealt with promptly and fully. Be acknowledged within a specified time. Have
Task1 Duty of care means that you must do everything that you can to keep the people who you care for safe from harm.It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise safety, welfafre and the intrests of the people using its services but also the care workers of the establishment. Also your employer has a duty of care to their staff to ensure that their working conditions are safe ans suitable. The duty of care affects my own work role as i am a support worker so i have to ensure i carry out a duty of care to all the clients i work with for example if one of the clients had 3 seizures in a row lasting over 3mins and i didnt ring an ambulance because another tennent ( their partner) told me they would be fine and not to, i would be breaching my duty of care becaus esomething could be seriously wrong with that tenannt and i would putting them in danger. The dilemmas that may arrise between the duty of care and the individuals rights for example could be, two of the tennants are in a relationship. But one of the tennants keep making accusations of their partner inapproperiately touching them then retracting what they saying and saying they lied.
Duty of care also covers employee's, which means each employee has a duty of care to the colleagues, ensuring their well being and safety in the work place. 1.2 Explain how duty if care contributes to the safe guarding or protection of individuals Duty of care safeguards individuals by having risk assessments and precautions in place to avoid accidents or the spreading of infections. Duty of care means that the correct procedures if you have any concerns for an individual's well being must be followed. Following the Codes of Practice, means that a carers practice will be safer as they will have to take time to consider if the practice is in the best interest of the person you are supporting Safeguarding in a pro active practice which is primarily about preventing harm to a vulnerable adult or child. The concept of safeguarding, whether it is children or vulnerable adults, is broader than protection.
To work within and adhere to the companies framework that has been set out though legal guidelines such as the Care Quality Commission, My contract that the company has put in place that I signed on accepting the job role and the job description. 2.1 Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving quality of service provided. By being critically reflexive upon my own actions can enhance the environment for service users, as Ghaye, A & Ghaye, K. 1998, put it Reflection is a complex process, which involves a degree of professional Self criticism which we may find threatening. 2.2 Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice We all meet challenges within our working environment, this is where reflective practice can be implemented, to improve how effective we are in monitoring and recording individuals' progress this can be done thought supervisions and/or discussions with team members to adapt and improve our own practice to meet the needs of individuals thought better strategies used to improve outcome for all