Engage in personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People Setting (CU1531). 1) 1.1- Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role As a carer I support individuals to maintain their independence whilst they live in their own homes. This involves daily routines such as: * Preparation of meals * assist in domestic household chores * Assist in personal care and clothing * To prompt medication. I have responsibilities and a duty of care towards individuals to ensure that they receive the care needed and are up to a high standard and that they are treated equal and their choices and rights are respected. Safeguarding and protecting the service user is very important part in the care sector I have a duty of care to the service user and to the organisation to make sure that any accidents, concerns or incidents that may take place and put the individual or you at risk to be reported to my line manager using the appropriate method as stated in the employees handbook.
1 1.2 Explain expectations about your own work role as expressed in relevant standards. Answer: • To provide personal care and support to service users, as part of a planned package of care, promoting independence and enabling them to remain in their own home. • To assist the service user to meet their basic hygiene needs such as washing, bathing, showering and dressing as set out in the service users care plan. • To assist service users to meet their nutritional needs such as assistance with eating and drinking, preparation of snacks, drinks and meals as set out in the service users care plan. • To administer, prompt or supervise medication if the service user is unable to do this for themselves.
If a client is in need of extra support I mentor and support the client though there needs. We provide after care on a range of subjects, where we discuss and process saturations that arise. I facility house meetings, where house maintenance issues are recorded, staff and client concerns are discussed. Answer the phone and recording messages, liaising with members of staff, booking in one to one appointment, and providing information for clients providing help and guidance. I carry out health and safety checks, which also make sure the clients, are using the properties correctly and cleanliness is recorded.
Toileting and all aspects of personal hygiene Continence management Observation of pressure sores / Breaking down of tissue Getting in and out of bed Assisting with the use of aids to daily living / rehabilitation aids, as required Helping with rehabilitation programmes, as prescribed by Healthcare professionals. Day / evening / night sitting services, as required Prompting the client to take prescribed medication Preparation of snacks and meals according to the client’s likes / dislikes Assisting with feeding, as required General cleaning duties, to include cleaning / dusting / vacuuming / polishing Bed making Clearing refuse and rubbish Laundering and ironing, as required by the Person Centred Care Plan. Shopping and the preparation of shopping lists and assistance with budgeting Assistance with personal finances, to include paying bill Personal planning (birthdays, anniversaries, etc)
Standard 1 - understand your role 1.1a Describe your main duties and responsibilities Within my job role as a HCA my main duties and responsibilities are; Moving patients and specimens; such as supporting the patient correctly when being moved. Administration; this includes making and receiving calls, accessing the P.A.S system to enter basic date, welcoming patients and their relatives and handling enquiries. Patient care; this role can include maintaining patient hygiene, feeding, support in accessing the toilet, support in mobility and making beds Patient treatment; as a HCA you need to support and assist patients in their treatment and recovery procedure. Patient well being; patients have the right to be protected from abuse, to be treated equally, have ongoing support and to be treated in an environment that is safe and secure. Cleaning and tidying; it is essential to maintain a clean working environment to prevent the spread of infection.
Furthermore residential care assistants may also become involved in creating or implementing a care plan for an individual with dementia; this is to ensure that the client is being cared for in the best way and that all their needs are met. In the same sense residential care workers will have a role to assist a client with dementia in all aspects of their needs, for example physical, emotional and personal. Personal care is care such as helping to wash the individual, feed them and help them to the toilet/change their pad if needed. Therefore patients with dementia require a lot of attention and it is the responsibility of a care assistant to provide it in all areas. Those who work as a care assistant in a residential environment will need to work as a team in order to achieve a high quality of care- this is because
UNIT 202 During the day my job duties and responsbilities is to undertake personal care as required to service users including washing, toileting, assisting to feed and manual handling. I would support service users in anyway needed to maintain dignity and privacy. I would participate in activities , meeting service users needs. I would attend staff meetings as and when required. I would need to comply with health and safety requirements in respect of manual handling and use of PPE to help control infection.
My duties as a care worker involve giving clients personal care, such as assisting with washing, dressing, toileting requirements including catheter and convene care. Assisting with nutritional requirements such as meal planning/preparation/feeding, prompting/administering medication, shipping, cleaning. It is my responsibility to ensure that the client maintains an acceptable level of health and to promote the clients well-being. It is also my responsibility to ensure that all company policies and procedures are carried out and to maintain records for the service delivered, along with responsibility for ensuring that my training needs are kept up-to-date so that I am at the level of standards required to undertake my role. Finally, it is my duty and responsibility to treat clients with respect and dignity at all times.
Introduction To Personal Development In Health, Social Care Or Children And Young Peoples Settings Understand what is required for competence in own work role? Describe the duties and responsibilities of own role “My responsibilities are to assist in individualised care under the supervision of qualified nurse and others in the health care profession and also work in a co-operative manner, and to recognise and respect their contribution within the care team. My duties of my work role would be: * enabling clients to eat and drink * clients to access and use toilets * enabling clients to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance * enabling to maintain and improve mobility * contributing to the health, safety and security of individuals and their environment * enabling clients to achieve physical comfort * promoting equality for all individuals * respecting and maintaining patients privacy and dignity at all times * contributing to the on-going support of client and other significant to them * Contributing to the protection of individuals from abuse maintaining and reporting accurate records under supervision. * Ensuring all patients are nursed in a manner that will comply with infection control standards * adhering to trust policies and procedures and being familiar with the location of current files, taking part in the transfer of patients both within and outside the trust * Making sure the ward is clean and tidy. Identify standards that influence the way the role is carried out?
Engage in personal development in health, socialcare or children’s and young people’s settings 1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role My duties as a Healthcare Assistant involve giving clients personal care, such as assisting with washing, dressing, toileting requirements. Assisting with nutritional requirements, such as meal planning/preparation/feeding, prompting and cleaning. It is my responsibility to ensure that the client maintains an acceptable level of health and to promote the clients well-being. It is also my responsibility to ensure that all company policies and procedures are carried out and to maintain records for the service delivered, along with responsibility for ensuring that my training needs are kept up-to-date so that I am at the level of standards required to undertake my role. Finally, it is my duty and responsibility to treat clients with respect and dignity at all times.