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.
At the time of recording the information all clarifications can be made for accuracy.The records should be signed, dated and legible for other users to access easily. 2.2 Describe practices that ensure security when storing and accessing information. The practices that ensure security when storing and accessing
It is vital for management to be aware and up to date with relevant legislation and information, as it is a part of their role to guide, support and influence other staff to do well in their own roles. As a member of management your own professional development not only impacts on yourself but also other staff, the Agency and the people who use the service. Staff must also ensure continuous professional development through reading policies and procedures to ensure they are working within the Agency’s set guidelines, attending and participating in team meetings in order for them to have input in to possible changes and discuss with colleagues good and bad working practices to ensure continuity in care. Staff must also be provided with training opportunities to update knowledge and ensure understanding as well as reading materials for informational purposes. In regards to the care industry, improving knowledge and practice ensures a happier, productive and more effective workforce and provides a sense of happiness, comfort, safety and well-being for service users therefore personal development is extremely important.
It expresses how important accurate record keeping is a must. The general Social care council (GSCC) codes of practice Also explains how maintaining clear and accurate records as required by procedures established for your work. Also explains that respecting confidential information and clearly explaining agency policies about confidentiality to service users and
Sometimes you may have to work in best interest and instinct to fulfil your job role. To follow the agreed ways of working to its fullest you must refer to care plans, following the care plans ensures that you are implementing these rules. Working within the policies and procedures of your job description and working in agreed ways are very important because it ensures that you are doing your job correctly and to a high standard. It covers you from legal issues as you are completing tasks correctly and professionally. It is important to follow the agreed ways of working so you are certain to be working under the legislations that apply to the role you are undertaking, these could include the data protection act 1998, care home regulations 2001, care quality commission regulations 2009, care standards act 2000, health and safety at work act 1974 and many more.
In outcome 21 it explains how records should be kept securely and can be located promptly when required. It expresses that important accurate record keeping is a must. The general Social care council (GSCC) codes of practice Also explains how to maintain clear and accurate records as required by procedures established for your work. It also explains about respecting confidential information and clearly explaining agency policies about confidentiality to service users and carers. As well as the
Assignment 307 Task B Guidelines: GUIDELINES FOR BEST PRACTICE IN HANDLING INFORMATION. Recording information about clients in our care is an important part of our role. It’s essential that social care workers implement good practice when writing and handling records. The following are a set of guidelines to remind us how to handle information. First ensure that you know the policy of your work-place towards the writing and handling of records.
2.1 The service we provide must reflect the needs of the people we support and by constantly improving our services we can better meet the need of the individuals and support their development. By constantly reflecting on out practice we can assess where we may be lacking in skills or knowledge and we can update these regularly to keep our services up to date and as supportive to the individuals as possible. 2.2 This could take
4.4 Analyse how helping others to understand the balance between risk and rights improves practice. Risk assessments and Risk management are an essential part of our service but it is often difficult to balance empowerment with the duty of care we owe our service users, for the individuals to be able to lead a safe and independent
And record it for them to sign. explain how using an individual’s care plan contributes to working in a centred way (1.2) using an individuals care plan will ensure that the persons own needs and wishes are being met. By using their care plan. You can build on what they want and see when there are gaps that need to be addressed. describe how identity, self image and self esteem are linked (6.1) self image and self esteem are very strong examples.