Doctors – If we take a client to the doctors it is essential that we are able to inform the doctor of any relevant information required otherwise this may result in a misdiagnosis. Some clients are unable to communicate very well so we must first understand their problem so that we can convey this on their behalf. 1.2 Explain how communication affects all relationships in an adult social care setting. Communication can lead to good or poor service within a care setting. Good communication with clients encourages participation in activities therefore promoting equality within the care setting.
In order to prevent infection, and injury it may be necessary for the worker to wear personal protective clothing (ppc). It is vital to always adhere to standard precautions and procedures which will have been explained in training sessions. This protects the worker from claims of incompetence and also addresses the issue of vicarious liability. Although the learner will develop experience and some knowledge s/he can not advise on medication or deal with all queries about the efficacy of the medication. Any queries s/he has doubts about or have not been covered in training must be passed on to the lead practitioner.
I would suggest the following: Training for all data entry employees and their emendate managers. The training should cover how to enter data correctly but also the importance of accurate entry. The goal of this training should be to tie in the effects of inaccurate data to the loss of an employment due to lack of federal funding. I would also suggest an electronic tracking program that follows the inputs of every employee, which would allow the managers to follow the data entry to the employee who entered it. This program would be an incentive based program to allow managers a way to track which employees has accurate entry and which employee might need more training.
Maintaining 2. What are some points to consider when communicating changes to policies or procedures? Some points to consider when communicating changes to policies and/or procedures are: - If signed acknowledgement is required written communication is best - Holding a meeting is a useful way to make sure all employees are aware of the changes - Employees may want to know how the changes affect them personally - HR Manager must understand the policy well enough tot answer questions - If the changes cause employees to be upset, it should be handled with empathy and positive aspects of the changes to be highlighted - Employer must assure all staff that any discontent with the policy will be noted and considered for future reference - Be aware of any training requirements required to comply with new policies and procedures 3 What are the main steps to ensuring compliance with legislation, policy, procedure and/or guidelines? - Ensure staff are aware of the policies, procedures and legal requirements - Have relevant information located in staff manuals, training documents, internet, etc, ensuring they're in a central location and easily accessible - Promote awareness of the approved procedure and legal requirements - Publicise and provide to all staff. Training must be provided with an explanation as to how they can comply - Reiterate and discuss compliance regularly at staff meetings - Consequences of non-compliance must also be clearly defined 4 Detail methods of providing access to training and other methods of support.
Running head: APPLYING ETHICAL FRAMEWORKS Applying Ethical Frameworks in Practice Applying Ethical Frameworks in Practice Patient confidentiality is a cornerstone of today’s healthcare system. Both the American Medical Association and the American Nurses Association have policies and guidelines regarding patient privacy and confidentiality. Unfortunately, it is not always as simple as following policy. Confidentiality is a major source of ethical dilemmas for health care professionals. There are some legitimate reasons for breaching a patient’s confidence but there can be some considerable consequences as well.
power of attorney stating who should speak for you if you become unable to make health care decisions for yourself, or a “living will” or “advance directive” that states your wishes about end-of-life care; give copies to your doctor, your family and your care team. If you or your family need help making difficult decisions, counselors, chaplains and others are available to help. Protection of your privacy.
If you are worried about anything to do with consent please talk with one of the people caring for you. Any healthcare professional can help you sort things out. What is true informed consent? A true consent must be informed. You must have all the information you need to make a good decision for yourself.
Beneficence, “An ethical principle stating that one should do good and prevent or avoid doing harm” and Autonomy, “Personal freedom and right to make choices” (Cherry, 2011). The patient has the right to make choices regarding his care while hospitalized, and the nurse has to care for the patient taking his autonomy into consideration while also making sure the patient is in an environment that protects him from harm. Listening to the patient’s concerns and treating him with respect while educating him on all aspects of his care helped Mr. C understand all risks related to his situation, and he became more compliant. By not having an open discussion or listening to the patient’s needs, I believe the scenario would have turned out much differently, with the patient possibly becoming increasingly unhappy, resentful and labile. My efforts to keep Mr. C safe are ongoing, and thus far he has sustained no injuries during this hospital
For most hospitals manage, leaders, doctors, nurses are concerned about communicable diseases from patients, especially if the medical staff cannot obtain medical records. Management and leadership should take ethical issues serious, having a well written code of ethic and training the health care professionals to adopt patient welfare as his or her primary responsibility, and making ethical decisions that arise in health care (Dogra,
Title VII and its amendments have made specific requirements to be upheld in regards to affirmative action and employer restrictions. Below are specified tips for management to abide by to avoid violations to Title VII. Organization must guarantee that the hiring, promotion, training, are understand and accessible to all employees equally. “If an affirmative action plan is to be adopted voluntarily, work with the union and other employee groups to try to ensure fairness and get early approval from the constituencies affected to ward off potential litigation” (Bennett-Alexander & Hartman, 2007, p. 219). Secondly, organizations must ensure voluntary affirmative action plans follow court ordered requirements.