Duty of care is not only about physical risks, you also have a duty of care to treat people with dignity and respect. As a care worker you must promote the independence of of service users whilst protecting them as far as possible from danger or harm. This includes: * Promoting the independence of service users and help them to understand their rights. * Following practice and procedures designed to keep you and other people safe. * Informing your employer where the practice of colleagues maybe unsafe.
They enable you to provide a good quality service working within the legal framework and most importantly aim to keep you and the individuals you support, safe from danger or harm. To implement agreed ways of working you follow the Policies and Procedures and the service users care plan, where the management of the individual's daily care needs are agreed and documented. It is extremely important to have up to date agreed ways of working as there may be changes in policies within the law. Our company may have to implement them to help protect the vulnerable. You have a duty to keep service users safe by following policies, procedures and working within your job role.
Task | | Evidence | | Learning outcomes covered | A | | Supervision notes | | 1.1, 1.2 | B | | Reflective account | | 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 | C | | Guidance notes | | 3.1, 3.2 | Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Assignment 304 Assignment 304 Assignment mark sheet Candidate name | | Candidate number | Centre name | | Centre number | Task | Evidence | Results | A | Supervision notes | Passed Y/N | B | Reflective account | Passed Y/N | C | Guidance notes | Passed Y/N | I can confirm that the evidence listed for this unit is my own work and was carried out under the conditions and context specified in the assessment specification. Candidate signature | Date | I confirm that the candidate has achieved all the requirements of this unit with the evidence listed and the assessment was conducted under the specified conditions and context, and is valid, authentic, reliable, current and sufficient.
Support of the unit by a sector or other appropriate body This unit is endorsed by Skills for Care and Development. Assessment This unit must be assessed in accordance with Skills for Care and Development's QCF Assessment Principles. Learning outcomes 2 and 3 must be assessed in a real work environment. Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care (Adults) for England (4222-31) 55 Unit 4222-307 Promote good practice in handling information in health and social care settings (HSC 038) Assessment Criteria Outcome 1 The learner can: 1. identify legislation and codes of practice that relate to handling information in health and social care 2. summarise the main points of legal requirements and codes of practice for handling information in health and social care. Understand requirements for handling information in health and social care settings Outcome 2 The learner can: 1. describe features of manual and electronic information storage systems that help ensure
Reflecting after can help both you and the client and your coleuges come to a better understanding of how the client likes us to work with them, you can go over the duties you have done and then talk about any idies you have come up with that might make the support you give better for the client , but be aware that this must not be forced on them and to let them make the decition on if it is a good idea or not and to always let your co-ordinator know what you are doing. 2.2 By doing training and having one to one and group discussions. 2.3 While working with 1 client i was feeling concerned that i was not fulfilling my role
Unit Title: Unit sector reference: Level: Credit value: Guided learning hours: Unit expiry date: Unit accreditation number: Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings SHC 24 2 1 9 28/02/2015 H/601/5474 Unit purpose and aim This unit is aimed at those who work in health or social care settings or with children and young people in a wide range of settings. It introduces the concept of duty of care and awareness of dilemmas or complaints that may arise where there is a duty of care. Learning Outcomes The learner will: 1 Understand the implications of duty of care Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1.1 Define the term “duty of care” 1.2 Describe how the duty of care affects own work role Exemplification Duty of Care includes the concepts: to keep individuals safe to keep individuals free from harm to give choice The work role could be that of a carer, support worker, health care assistant. 2 Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care 2.1 Describe dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights 2.2 Explain where to get additional support and advice about how to resolve such dilemmas Dilemmas include: The individual may want privacy in the bathroom but it is not safe for them to be left alone as their mobility is poor; The individual is diabetic and wants to eat cake and sweets; The individual wants to live independently but does not have the necessary abilities for this to happen; All individuals in the setting want to go to bed at 10pm. Rights include: choice independence 1 © OCR 2010 Learning Outcomes The learner will: Assessment Criteria The learner can: Exemplification privacy.
HSC027 Contribute to Health & Safety in Health & Social Care Unit Reference Code: HSC027 QCF Diploma Level: 2 Credit Value: 4 Guided Learning Hours: 33 Unit Accreditation Number: R/601/8922 Unit Purpose & Aim: This unit is aimed at those working in a wide range of Health & Social Care settings such as; Nursing Homes, Residential Homes, Hospitals, Supported Housing, Schools, Day Care & Domiciliary Care. This unit provides the learner with the knowledge and understanding of how to contribute to health and safety in health & social care settings. Learner Instructions: Please answer the following questions as one method of providing evidence to demonstrate your knowledge as well as competencies. Other methods of evidence may include; A Reflective Account, Case Studies & 2 Observations. Learning Outcomes: The learner will: 1) Be able to provide support for personal care safely Assessment Criteria The learner can: 1.1.1 Identify Legislation relating to general health and safety in a health & social care setting The principal act who generally cover the settings relating to health and social care is HASAWA – Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 which was updated with many sets of regulation as the following: Health and Safety First Aid Regulations-1981, Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR)-1995, Manual Handling Operations Regulations – 1992, Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations (MHSW) – 1999, Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) – 2002.
Create a need for a new documents to ensure the client will be safe such as: Risk Assessments – carrying out and reviewing risk assessments for all of the activities we do and places we visit ensures that thought and concern is given to how we do things every day, this way I ensure risks concerning equipment, venues and activities are minimised and therefore reducing the risk of injury or harm to the clients and myself. Recognising potential hazards and eliminating them, this could include infectious diseases too. Company policies and procedures- to have a clear rules what is allowed and how to stay safe attended trainings and self development courses to extend the knowledge comply and know which legislations applied Describe potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual's rights; if they are not able to enjoy their activity (example lifeguard at pool insist that clients should stay on shallow water where staff knows that client
Edexcel BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care (QCF) Unit 3: Principles of Diversity, Equality and Inclusion in Adult Social Care Settings Credit Value: 2 Credit Level: 2 Candidate Name: Diana Cornell Issue Date: Completion Date: Unit aim This unit introduces the concept of inclusion which is fundamental to working in adult social care settings. This unit is aimed at those who are interested in, or new to, working in social care settings with adults. Unit introduction This unit will provide learners with an understanding of inclusion within the adult social care sector. Learners will investigate practices which support equality, diversity and rights, and gain an understanding of how discrimination may occur within the work place. Key legislation and codes of practice which relate to equality, diversity and inclusion in adult social care are examined, together with ways of challenging discrimination.
We have to make sure that staff has been trained and that it has the right equipment to carry out daily tasks. Care plans are followed and reviewed regularly to accommodate the service user’s needs. Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals (1.2) Duty of care contributes to the safeguarding/protection of individuals by preventing abuse, whatever sexual, physical or emotional harmful ways. It helps to preserve respect and dignity. Give examples of potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individuals rights (2.1) 1 – someone could refuse to eat.