The health and safety (first aid) regulations. Management of health and safety at work regulations. Make the workplace a safe environment to work in and prevent any risks to health. Make sure all equipment is in good working order and regularly checked. Regularly do risk assessments so that they can minimise and identify any potential risk that could hard staff or service users.
Aii. Duty of Care affects our work in that we are expected to deliver care to the service users safely; we should therefore ensure that the basics are covered, such as cleaning our hands prior to work and ensuring that we wear the provided safety and protection equipment like gloves and aprons. Our employer is also to ensure that we undertake all the required training prior to delivering the care support. We should also ensure that we are up-to-date in the skills required from a training perspective. Aiii.
Also planning the day and having a routine which best fits around each individual ensuring that their best interests and personal choices come first. Other ways are - It also our duty of care to promote independence, and ensure that all individuals are aware of what their rights are. We should be aware of how to recognize signs of abuse, neglect or unacceptable behaviour and to follow policies and procedures if this happens All individuals should be treated fairly and without prejudice Informing management if there is anything that is stopping us from carrying out our job safely Complying with health and safety regulations Ensuring residents know about the complaints procedure and to report a complaint | 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protectionof individuals | We are responsible in keeping individuals safe from harm, whether it is illness, abuse or harm and injury. We can do this by involving families and other health care professionals in their care plan, getting ideas on ways best to support their family. Following a code of practice and
That all risks and hazards are known and that responses are in place. That appropriate training has been carried out to enable best care. b) The employer or manager To make sure the area is safe to working and that risk assessments are in place and up to date, to provide adequate first aid facilities, to have all information on hazardous material and have and supply correct PPE. To make sure all equipment is correct and safe to use and regularly maintained. Limit and control substances that may affect health of
There are also many employers responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection. These include:- * Making sure that employees are aware of the health and safety aspects of working in that environment. Employers must make sure that their staff attend all relevant and correct training made available and work to the CQC standards or quality and safety. * They need to keep records in relation to infection control relevant and updated etc. * And to ensure that all PPE/equipment is correct and available and working at all time.
1.2 - As an employer all staff should be trained in infection control, to be able to notice potential risks. The correct PPE should be available for staff, staff should have a understanding of infection control polices and procedures. Which should be made available by employer. 2.1- There are a few legislations and regulatory body standards, that are relevant to the prevention and control of infection. The health and safety at work act, which ensures the safety of members
DIP TC 1.2 Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of your work. Effective communication is vital for the care assistant. The service user and the carer need to understand each other clearly in order for the service user to receive the best possible care. Successful communication involves the carer to speak clearly and to use phrases and sentences the service user can understand. This involves the carer to communicate openly and clearly with other members of staff, manager and other professions to make sure that the best possible care is provided .
I use different techniques when communicating to individuals and use their preferences such as Makaton or pictorial if required. I complete records and reports to the best of my ability and make sure that they are accurate. With no bias or judgemental opinions and that they are fair and equal to all. 2. I provide active support to individuals to enable them to express their communication needs, views and preferences by making available any equipment that is required e.g.
This procedure is designed to help encourage all employees to achieve and maintain standards and conduct, attendance and job performance. The company rules and this procedure apply to all employees. The aim is to ensure consistent and fair treatment For all. Unfortunately, instances arise where performance or behavior fall short of the acceptable standard and some form of disciplinary action is necessary. This procedure provides a format, which all employees should know, to allow for any disciplinary decision and actions to be carried out speedily, fairly and openly.
The COSHH regulations apply to substances which identified as toxic, corrosive or irritant, all staff are required to wear protective clothing such as gloves and aprons and where required protective goggles. We will make sure that control measures are used and properly maintained and those safety procedures are followed and reviewed regularly. Our first aid policy fully complies with the health and safety (first aid) regulations 1981 with outcome 9 regulation 13 of the care quality commission guidance about compliance, essential standards of quality and safety this organisation ensures that a qualified first aider is available at all times, they should be contacted via the office where there is a list displayed with their names. The organisation also supports a number of appointed people to assist the qualified first aiders all employees should have access to a first aid box whilst at work. The organisation has a duty to ensure that all residents are protected from food related illness by adoption of high standards of food hygiene and preparation affective management of food safety relies heavily on having effective operational policies for