Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. We also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more 1.2 List the main features of current employment legislation. Employment law: covers employers hours, working conditions, break/ meal times, holiday pay or entitlement, sickness absence and sick pay. Health and safety law: all workers have a right to work in a place where risks to their health and safety are properly controlled. It is to stop you getting hurt at work or ill through work.
These three features are put in place to protect employees and employers within the law system. 3. To stop the exploitation of workers by their employers . For example the minimum wage, safety standards, holiday entitlements, maternity leave, redundancy payments, discrimination laws, maximum working hours, age requirements etc are all good things that protect employees. 4.
An outline of what is meant by ‘agreed ways of working’. The term ‘agreed ways of working’ relates to the way an employee must work and the rules that they must adhere to. As an employee you should work in a way that is clearly set out in the job description – this will then mean that you know what areas of care you would be responsible for and those that should be reported to a higher member of staff etc. Bii) Limits of role There are limits of this role as this has to ensure safety of clients as well as members of staff. The job description outlines the limits and if this is not exceeded, this may result in dismissal or disciplinary action.
1.2 The spectrum of employment law in the UK covers three main areas. Employment Rights, Equalities and Discrimination law... and Health and safety legislation. Although Equalities and Health and safety have meaning in other areas of life... both bodies of law feature measures relating to employment to a significant degree 1.3 Legislation relating to employment exists to stop exploitation of workers by their employers mainly to protect the rights of their employee’s and to make sure that they have everything they need such as. * Minimum wage * Safety standards * Holiday entitlement * Maternity leave * Redundancy payments * Discrimination laws * Maximum working hours * Age requirement All employee’s need to have all good things that protect them from unscrupulous bosses. 1.4 contract handbook policy documents terms and conditions job description Web sites like www.direct.gov (useful for other parts of ERR) books, journals, colleagues, whoever is above your employer est.
WRITTEN QUESTIONS Unit Title: Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Unit sector reference: SHC34 Candidate name: ……… ……………………………………………………………. Answer the following questions, give examples where necessary. Question | Answers | 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role | As a professional working within health care, it is necessary and very important that we follow a code of practice which is set out by each employer in all work settings; this involves putting the needs and interests of those that we care for first. It is vital to keep everyone in our care safe from harm and unnecessary risk, which means we need to ensure that no individual in our care is abused or neglected. Also planning the day and having a routine which best fits around each individual ensuring that their best interests and personal choices come first.
[CT257.1] Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Aspects of employment covered by law . Minimum Wage, Number of hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures and your contract of employment. the main features of current employment legislation . Employment rights act, Equalities and Discrimination law, Health and safety Act. Outline why legislation relating to employment exists .
1.2 Explain employers’ responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of Infection. Employers should make the workplace a safe environment that is safe for work but also for all individuals and visitors. Employers must carry out risk assessments to assess the dangers of certain work activities and then are responsible for putting strategies in place for minimizing the risk. Employers must provide PPE and provide training and refresher updates on infection control. 2.1 Outline current legislation and regulatory body standards which are relevant to the Prevention and control of infection.
Unit 4222-201 1.1 Identify different reasons why people communicate Reasons why people communicate: -.to connect - to control - to express - to learn - to teach - to relate (establish, maintain, and adjust relationships) - to share (what’s on our minds, in our hearts, and from our guts) - to compliment - to experience - to be 1.2. Explain how effective communication affect all aspects of own work Communication is a basic requirement of my job role to communicate with individuals and their families, other members of staff on a daily basis. Communicating with other staff members ensures effective team working and continuity of care. It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. All carers attend hand over at the beginning of each shift and also complete communication books after attending an individual, thereby keeping other staff informed and aware of current situations within the workplace.
It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. All carers attend hand over at the beginning of each shift and also complete communication books after attending an individual, thereby keeping other staff informed and aware of current situations within the workplace. Individuals communicate with carers to express their needs and preferences and to ensure they are met. As a carer I would discuss the options and choices available to the individual to allow them an informed choice regard their care. Explain how effective communication affects all aspects of the learners work.
ERR QUESTIONS 201 Understand employment responsibilities and rights in health, social care or children and young people’s settings | | 201.1 | Know the statutory responsibilities and rights of employees and employers within own area of work Assessment Criteria | 1. | List the aspects of employment covered by lawMinimum wage, Hours worked, Discrimination, Health and safety, Holiday entitlements, Redundancy and dismissal, Training, Disciplinary procedures, Union rights and consultation, among many others. Labour law covers the deal between employee and employer. Health and safety laws cover the work conditions, and minimum wage and other laws set basic compensation levels. We also have the Disability Act, Manual Handling Operations and Regulations, Data Protection Act, The Medicine Act, General Social Care Council code 2001, RIDDOR 1995 and more.