Unit 2 1.1 Essay

280 WordsAug 11, 20142 Pages
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. Identify standards that influence the way the role is carried out The standards I have identified that influence the way I carry out my role as a carer working in domiciliary care are: Care Standards Act 2000 Domiciliary Care Regulations 2002 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Codes of Practice National Occupation Standards Care Quality Commission Standards These make up the standards to follow for good working practice within Health and Social Care. Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work To ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work carried out a carer should dedicate themselves to excellence, develop good work ethics and be professional at all times. It may also be possible to change personal attitudes through further

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