Assignment # 304 Task A - Supervision Session Notes Ai. Duty of Care is the term given to define our action as carers, in its basic form it regulates the way in which we deliver the support required to our service users. We as carers have a duty to care for the service users, by delivering our services to the best of our abilities, which allows their dignity and well-being to be paramount. Our employer also has a duty of care to us and other staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver a service to the service users. Aii.
Having a code of practice is important in social care due to the fact within this sector you are working with people that are very vulnerable in society. They have a right to expect a certain standard of work, moral and ethical behaviour. In order to be employed in social care in the UK there is a requirement to be registered. This means having or working towards a certain minimum level of qualification and agreeing work within the code of practice that sets out the required behaviour.Standards that are applicable to my role as social care worker are the National minimum standards; this is used by the commission for social care inspection (CSCI) to inspect the quality of care in services.National Occupational Standards – UK Standards of performance where people are expected to achieve in their work, knowledge and skills they need to perform effectively. Competence,
Outcome 1 Understand what is required for competence in own work role 1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of own role My duties and responsibilities in my work role are detailed in my job description which are tailored to my particular job role and the health care setting I work in. My responsibilities are governed by the GSCC codes of practice for social care workers and my company policy and procedures will be built in to the GSCC codes of practice. 2. Identify standards that influence the way the role is carried out.
. - Individual care plans for each service user in your care, which includes details of a person’s health and social care needs and the support they require. - Risk assessments which are in place to determine a level of risk and the likely outcome. - Health and safety policies, to ensure a safe and healthy working environment to protect the employee, employer and service users. Aii How the duty of care affects the work of a social care worker The social care worker must: * Adhere to the set rule of standards laid out by the organisation and not work outside their capabilities as this could lead to negligence, incompetence or abuse and cause harm to the service user, colleagues or self.
CT235 Introduction to duty of care in health and social care. 1.1 Define the term 'duty of care' Health and social care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the people they look after. That means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the care workers of the establishment. My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service.
BTEC Unit 5 Q&A Level 2 Duty of Care Understand the implications of duty of care | 1.1 - Define the term ‘duty of care’ In my role as a carer, duty of care means that I’m accountable for the things I do and also for the things I don’t. I have to prove that I have taken reasonable action and provided the right care for every service user I look after. I also have to undertake training and develop my skills to work safely and carry out my duties competently. | 1.2 - Describe how the duty of care affects own work role. My role as a carer requires following the policies and procedures and code of practice.
Unit 4222-204 Introduction to Duty of Care in Health and Social Care or children's and Young People's Settings (SCH 24) OUTCOME 1: Understand the implications of Duty of Care. Duty of care is an obligation that a person/healthcare worker acts towards others and public with watchfulness, attention and caution in a reasonable and civilized way. Service user needs to know that his welfare, safety and interest are put in the centre of attention of any healthcare organisation. Describe how duty of care affects own work role. Every healthcare worker has a duty to act accordingly not just towards the clients but also their co-workers, other healthcare professionals and themselves.
Unit SHC 24: Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings |Understand implications of duty of care | | Define the term ‘Duty of Care’ |SHC 24 | | |1.1 | |Duty of care is a legal obligation to always act in the best interest of the individual and other people in the work place. Both the | | |employer the employee have a duty of care to everyone within the project. They must act in a way that will not cause harm to others, | | |it is both the employer and employee responsibilities to act competently and do not take on anything you do not believe to be unsafe.| | | | | | | | |The unison states that ‘The term Duty of care is a phrase used to describe the obligations implicit in your role as a health and | | |social care worker you owe a duty of care to you service users, your colleagues, your employer, yourself and the public interest.’ | | |Everyone has a duty of care it is not an optional duty. (Unison Duty Of Care Handbook) | | |
NVQ Unit 1 – Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings. 1.1 – Define the term ‘Duty of Care’. A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others. 1.2 – Describe how the duty of care affects your own work role. The duty of care in my work role is based around looking after the residents in our care and maintaining their safety and dignity.
Duty of care & Safeguarding * Duty of Care Explain in what it means to have a “duty of care” in your work role. (BTEC. 1.1 SHC 34. 1.1) A duty of care within the work role means that we have responsibilities to deliver a service of care to our residents, and to our employer who also has responsibilities. By following our organisational policies, procedures and codes of practice we are complying with our responsibilities of duty of care.