Understanding Health and Social Care

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Health and Social Care Assignment UNIT 8 - UNDERSTAND HEALTH AND SAFETY IN SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW In this assignment you will demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of health and safety in social care settings. You will use case studies to show your awareness of the legislative framework, identify hazards and assess levels of risk. You will demonstrate your awareness of the use of care or support plans and risk assessment in social care. You will investigate topical issues, examine incidents and make assessments of the appropriateness of the actions taken and you will prepare materials to enhance the safety awareness of others. You will benefit from undertaking practical courses relating to moving and handling, food safety and first aid. TASKS There are five tasks to this assignment. TASK 1 EVIDENCE Short answer questions Plan Guide Leaflet Case studies OUTCOMES 7.1, 7.2, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 10.1, 11.2, 11.3 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 5.2, 5.3, 6.1, 6.2, 10.1, 10.2, 10.3 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 5.1, 11.1 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 8.1, 8.2 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 2 3 4 5 TASK 1 1. List three hazardous substances that can be found in an adult social care setting. bleach,toilet cleaner,carpet cleaner 1 Health and Social Care Assignment 2. Describe safe practice for the handling of each hazardous substance. Medication Storage Body Waste Cleaning Fluids locked cabinet in locked cubard yellow bag locked cleaning cubard Use Disposal take back to chemist gets collected 3. Identify three common hazards related to handling and storing food. not washing hands, storing meat with other foods veg ect.... not storing at right tempreture 4. Explain how to: Store food safely store it at the right tempreture and on the right shelf eg.... meats seprate to veg fruit ect.... 2 Health and Social Care Assignment Handle food
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