Shc 22 – introduction to personal development 1. 1.1 – describe the duties and responsibilities of own role As a care worker my duties and responsibilities are as follows: * Be able to travel to place to place either by use of public transport or by vehicle * Genuine care for others * Good communication skills * Ability to understand what the role entails * Ability to follow instructions * To be able to attend all customer calls * To understand the importance of such calls * To be able to cope with emergency and difficult situations * To be able to maintain high standards of care provision * Assist customers to get up, dressing and preparing them for their day * Washing, bathing, showering, oral care, grooming. * Toileting, assisting with use of commode, emptying commode. * Using manual handling equipment as specified. * Working with other care professionals such as district nurses, gps, etc.
This includes support for everyday living. For example, bathing, dressing, personal hygiene and general domestic task. When I am carrying out all these, I do remember person centred values and this helps me to be able to do what is right for the client or what the client wants. Before carrying any activities for the day, I do go through my clients care plan; follow the team meetings to get all the information about the clients and the changes. For example if I have arranged with my client that he or she had to have a shower, then when the time comes they change their mind, it is for me to agree with them because it’s their right to change their mind.
UNIT 2 Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young Peoples Settings 1.1 My role as a care assistant, the responsibilities and expectations of such are made clear to me within the job description, employee handbook, contract and via managerial/senior or experience staff guidance. My responsibilities as a care assistant include, providing emotional and practical support, assisting with personal care, such as dressing, bathing, washing, eating, toileting, accompanying to appointments/hospital admission, keeping documentation up to date and confidential, such as care plan's and application of topical medicine. I provide a duty of care which complies with both company and statutory requirements/policy, such as treating service users with respect and dignity encouraging equality and equal opportunity. 1.2 Standards with which the role is influenced include internal codes of practise policies and procedures, statutory legislation, such as the health and safety at work act 1974, national minimum standards, national occupation standards. Research and knowledge of these policies ensures that I work to required legal expectations for the benefit of myself, colleagues, employers and the service user.
Health and Social Care Assignment UNIT 5 - UNDERSTAND PERSON-CENTRED APPROACHES IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW In this assignment, you will demonstrate your knowledge of person-centred care and consider how to put this into practice in complex and sensitive situations. You will explore what is meant by the term ‘consent’, define person-centred values, and consider how active participation can be used to best effect. You will consider how risk assessments can support informed choices and examine the factors that contribute to the well being of individuals using the service. TASKS There are four tasks to this assignment. TASK 1 2 3 4 EVIDENCE Short answer questions Awareness raising campaign Reflective
The six cycle of communication includes: * An idea occurs * A message is coded * The message is sent * The message is received * The message is decoded * The message is understood Through interpersonal skills of interaction during the six stages of the communication cycle, it allows health care professionals to reflect and understand what is being said and show active listening where they’ve checked if their ideas have been understood with the other individual. Through this theory, it allows care professionals to change and adapt to the communication style to meet the individual’s needs and preferences. According to argyle’s theory, this would able to make the communication effective as the skills are being developed throughout the process using verbal and non-verbal feedback from others. As the communication cycle is a two-way process, there is more of an understanding of what is being said. This is because you are sending messages back and forth, constantly knowing which stage you are in.
Unit 4222-223 Support individuals to meet personal care needs Outcome one: Be able to work with individuals to identify their needs and preferences in relation to personal care. 1. Encourage an individual to communicate their needs, preferences and personal beliefs affecting their personal care The caring environment involves many different people from various backgrounds this can be through cultural and religious beliefs. This could be that an individual would prefer a bath to a shower. There is also the factor that there may be a communication barrier and unable to communicate to their carer.
I get feed back from others in supervisions which is 1-6 with the line manager this helps me to develop and is where I can ask for training. 1 Michael Eilbeck 01/09/132 Principles of personal development in adult social care settings 3.1 A personal development plan is where you make a plan to develop your self to make you better as a person and at your job this can be done during your supervisions where you can ask for training to make you better at your job and to set goals. 3.2 The people who could be involved in your personal development plan process will be me and either your line manager or manager. 3.3 You can get sources of support from the local office, managers, working policies, colleges assessments, local library and the internet. 3.4 The benefits of using a personal development plan is to make me better at my job, make me more confident in what im doing and to make me more flexible at my job.
Unit 4222-223 Support individuals to meet personal care needs HSC 2015 1. Explain how to report concerns about the safety and hygiene of equipment or facilities used for personal care. The regulations which relate to cleanliness, hygiene and infection control require service providers to: *Have appropriate procedures for the control of infection and of clinical waste *Ensure premises are kept in a good state of repair externally and internally and are fit for the provision of care *Provide facilities and equipment to address the needs of the service users and keep a record of maintenance of such items *Ensure staffs receive training appropriate to the work they are to perform and provide suitable assistance to staff *Keep records of incidents detrimental to the health or welfare of the service user. This would include notifying the Care Commission of outbreaks of any infectious diseases which are deemed sufficiently serious by a doctor or district nurse attending people in the care home. Services which have requirements noted on inspection will be asked to submit an action plan showing how these requirements will be met.
This included personal care, house work, shopping and escorting on outings. Duties Getting to know service users, their interest and needs. Helping service users with daily personal care such as washing, dressing, using the toilet or commode and providing food and drink as per requirement. Doing the house keeping with serviced user if possible or do this for them if required. Supporting service users in a way that maintains dignity and privacy.