CQC’s aim is to promote improvements in care, and safeguard by making sure a high quality of care is provided and will take legal action if care providers do not met standards, or if they believe service users are at risk. Social workers assess the needs of individuals, and have access to different services of support and protection. They working together with other services such as doctors, community nurses, occupational therapists ensure that they are getting the care and support needed to live happily and have a good quality of life Police investigate any allegations of abuse and will arrange support and protection for the individual, they take action against abuse for example they will gather any evidence to build a case so the abuser can be prosecuted. Medical professionals such as Doctors, Nurses can examine the individuals for any marks/bruising and treat and medical problems as well as collecting medical evidence and being an expert
The policies and procedures lay out clear guidelines for the expected delivery of care and help everyone involved agree to the safe ways of working and have information on how their care will be delivered in ways that promote their safety. Aiii An explanation of how health and safety policies and procedures protect people who work in social care settings. Health and safety policies and procedures protect people who work in social care settings by providing clear guidelines for staff so they know how to work safely within the legal requirements. The policies and procedures help to protect the people using the service, including employers and employees. Aiv A comparison of the differences in the main health and safety responsibilities of each of the following: 1.
The new “wash in - wash out” programs instituted at most hospitals are positive steps in the right direction. It is important for all health care workers that come in contact with patients to be thoroughly trained about proper infection control techniques. When there is a language barrier with staff, as there often is with housekeepers and PCA’s, it is important that they are able to give a return demonstration on proper infection control techniques. Warning signs outside the room or on the door of those patients on precautions is important. There is also a direct correlation between HAI’s and staffing levels (Hallinan & Bloice, 2007); therefore health care facilities should ensure adequate staffing to provide appropriate care and environment for the patient.
| Monitoring and evaluation | 2010 Healthcare United recruitment and selection policy is better. Because the training need to be monitored and follow the policies all the time. | Vacant position analysis | I think 2010 Healthcare United recruitment and selection policy is good.because the plan needs to be acted and monitored to make sure it is be done on time. | Position description | I like Healthcare united – 2000 Recruitment and selection guidelines more. Because HR should support this function not just a position.
DEM 304: Enable rights and choices of individuals with dementia whilst minimising risks 1.1 Explain the impact of key legislation that relates to fulfilment of rights and choices and the minimising of risk of harm for an individual with dementia Key legislation was enacted to protect the rights and choices of many individuals, including those with dementia, while ensuring that the risk of harm is minimised. The Human Rights Act 1998- applies to all health and social care service users including individuals with dementia. However, these rights can be overruled by care workers or family if the individual poses a risk or is unable to make a decision regarding their own welfare. Individuals should be kept informed of their rights, including
www.nursingtimes.net/nursingpractice-critical-report-of-castlebrook-abuse-failings www.bbc.co.uk.news/uk-winterbourneview-failed-to-protect www.cqc.org.uk/merseyside-care-home-failed-to-protect 3.4 Identify sources of information and advice about own role in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse. Advice can be found in the employers policies and procedures, from the CSCIW. 4.1 Explain how the likelihood of abuse may be reduced by: a By working with person centred values you can gain trust, people will feel they have someone to talk to, therefore they may open up in a bad situation. b. By encouraging active participation you can promote self -esteem, they can get to know their rights.
AHIMA is also helping the health care sector by helping providers make better decisions with the use of analytics, informatics and decision support technology. Health care organizations will depend on HIM professionals as leaders across all healthcare sectors, with expertise in predictive modeling of clinical information, trend analysis, and revenue cycle management. (www.ahimafoundation.org, 2014). The stakeholder perspective for AHIMA is based on improving clinical documentation, improving patient encounters, and coding accuracy. AHIMA believes that hospitals and providers must improve clinical documentation in preparation for the expanded scope of clinical data beyond a single patient encounter to a comprehensive data set comprising the entire continuum of care (www.ahimafoundation.org, 2014).
Furthermore, the development of Meaningful Use of EHRs provides a standard and modern approach to improve health information technology nationwide. Not only will the patient population receive improve quality of care, but transparency approaches lead to better accountability in care. Communication between healthcare providers and healthcare organizations will be more effective. Patients and families will have more access to their information and be in a better position to participate in decisions regarding their healthcare. The vision of the HITECH Act is to develop and implement tools to transform the nation’s health care system, which will ensure
The Care Quality Commission regulates, inspects and reviews all adult social care services in the public, private and voluntary sectors in England. The Essential Standards for Quality and Safety – From 1 October 2010, every health and adult social care service in England is legally responsible for making sure it meets new essential standards of quality and safety. Providers must show that they are meeting essential standards as part of the new registration system which focusses on people rather than policies, on outcomes rather than systems. The essential standards relate to important aspects of care such as involvement and information for people, personalised care and treatment (bespoke to the individual), safety and safeguarding. The CQC continuously monitor compliance with essential standards as part of a more dynamic, responsive, robust system of regulation accompanied by new enforcement
UNISON duty of care handbook For members working in health and social care ‘‘ At a time of change, patients and service users depend more than ever on the integrity of care professionals. This handbook is a valuable guide to health and care professionals’ responsibilities and rights, and to sources of help when it may be hard to know the right thing to do and even harder to do it. Harry Cayton, chief executive, Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence Professor Dickon Weir-Hughes, chief executive and registrar, Nursing and Midwifery Council ‘‘ Marc Seale, chief executive and registrar, Health Professions Council ‘‘ The Health Professions Council (HPC) is committed to protecting the public and ensuring that professionals