Having person-centred guidelines provides anti-discrimination practice and helps promote to each individual to their individual needs, their right to equal opportunities, independence, choice, dignity and safety. Ensuring freedom of choice. 1.3 Person-centred values should influence all aspects of social care because The Human Rights Act 1998 makes it a law and following the guidelines should ensure individuals are treated as an individual and have freedom of choice. Providing people with dignity and respect. Working alongside the guidelines of person-centred values should eliminate discrimination, abuse, lack of dignity and respect, service users making their own choices and restricting individuals being an individual.
UUnit 9 – P1 In this essay I’m going to talk about values and principals in health and social care setting. So why are values and principles important? Because of these few steps. Step one: Ensure that they recognise, preserve and promote the rights of the individuals using their service in a way that enables the individual to have choices and to engage as active partners in having their needs met. This includes their right to be treated with dignity and have their privacy and confidentiality respected.
As a social care worker, you must strive to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of service users and carers which includes being honest and trustworthy, communicating in an appropriate and straightforward way, respecting confidential information, being reliable and dependant and adhering to policies and procedures about accepting gifts and money from service users and carers. 3. As a social care worker, you must promote the independence of service users while protecting them as far as possible from danger or harm. You can follow this by following practice and procedures designed to keep you and other people safe from violent and abusive behaviour at work, promoting independence of service users and assisting them to understand and exercise their rights. 4.
In this assignment I will be describing how anti discriminatory practice is promoted in health and social care settings. I will be discussing difficulties that may arise when implementing anti discriminatory practice in health and social care. Last I will justify ways of overcoming difficulties that may arise when implementing anti discriminatory practices in health and social care settings. P5 Within the health and social care sector it is important that people understand and promote anti discriminatory practice. There are various ways of how they can challenge discriminatory issues and practices.
1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person – centred values. It is important we work in this way in order to promote individuality, this allow individuals to make informed decisions and choices, as well as understand the consequences as well as possible risks of such decisions and choice that may well relate to their own health and wellbeing. We must do this within the appreciation of rights within the care value base. We can uphold this by empowering individuals to maintain their own independence. Each individual should have the right to privacy which encourages that person to maintain dignity and self-respect.
Duty of care affects a social care worker by prompting the independence of the service user follow practice and procedures designed to keep you and others safe from violent and abusive behaviour at work. Complying with employer’s health and safety polices help service users and carers to make complaints. Aiii) what having duty a duty of care means for a care giving organisation. To help service users remember that we are not here to stop them from doing what they want to do it is about making sure service users have information about risk assess risks. If service users are happy we will get more referrals and good reports from CQC.
Unit 2- equality, diversity and right in health and social care Anti discriminatory practice is an action taken to prevent any individuals from being discriminated against on the grounds of race, gender, class, disabilities and more it also takes into account how we behave towards other individuals. National initiatives also over come discrimination when it takes place, there are three main national initiatives which cover anti discriminatory practice which are; conventions, legislations and regulations. These national initiatives are very important to society and health and social care settings as it ensures that everyone is treated equally. The acts which are currently in place that promote anti discriminatory practice are; Human rights act 1998- This covers all human rights and ensures that all individuals have rights on their side and take legal action against any person or organisation including any type of health and social care service that disrespects their human rights. Mental health act 1983- The main purpose of this act is to allow action to be taken when necessary to make sure that people with mental health difficulties get the care and treatment for their own health and safety and also for the protection of other people.
Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children's and young people's settings: Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role; as a support worker my duty of care is to keep me and my clients safe, healthy and well beeing. Support Them in the aspects of life where that support is needed. Encourage Them to be independent as much as they can, ensure the hygiene routine is completed, wear PPE, put warning signs if They are required (ex. wet floor), make sure They are treated equally,see a doctor if they need to, raport abuse, complete the raports and other documents Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection the individuals; helps to prevent abuse (sexual, physical or emotional harm, neglect, money/private items missing), helps to keep dignity and respect to clients. 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.
P5: Describe how anti discriminatory practise is promoted in health and social care settings. Anti-Discriminatory practice simply describes the action taken to prevent or curb any form discrimination against individuals, races and communities. It is important to promote this practice in the workplace and in government departments because it takes into consideration how we behave towards each other and how employers treat employees. In so doing, equality is promoted and services are provided equally and fairly. It is important to consider for workers in a care home as: it means that they will be aware if they are being discriminatory to any of the service users, and also they will be aware if they themselves are being discriminated against, they will be aware that negative discrimination for any reason is unjust and is illegal, they will be aware of ways to overcome anti discriminatory practise and the ways in which a person can be negatively discriminated against, they will also be aware of positive and negative discrimination.
They also go on to state that at the heart of healthcare collaboration, is a regard for the wellbeing of the individual, and concern that a service should reflect personal related needs and individual lifestyles. To be able to work collaboratively as a health care team, good communication skills and good working relationships with colleagues, services and agencies are a must in order to make client-centred care a reality (Hornby, 1993). Brewer and Miller (1996), support this by suggesting working collaboratively improves communication and breaks down stereotype’s which is important in a mental health