Unit 8 Assignment DUE 30.03.2012 1. List and briefly explain the health and safety legislations related to your work setting. Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 These Regulations require employers to provide adequate equipment, facilitates and personnel to enable first aid to be given to employees if they become ill or are injured at work. The employer needs to carry out a risk assessment to decide how many people trained in first aid are required on site at any one time. Staff who are named as first aiders for this purpose should hold a current First Aid Certificate (usually a four day course run by a training provider approved by the Health and Safety Executive).
She has asked what she considers to be her best line supervisors and the shift managers to consider implementing a urinalysis testing program at Medequip and to provide her with feedback. As far as your shift manager knows, there have been no problems at the factory concerning failed equipment or accidents that would suggest there is a drug abuse problem. Your shift manager has informed you that Ms. Prufrock would like you to make a recommendation regarding the proposed policy. Assignment Write a formal business memo to Ms. Prufrock explaining your position on the proposed policy and include a recommendation. You should research the topic of proposed random urinalysis tests and provide evidence and reasons to support your final recommendation to Ms. Prufrock.
CU2547 Contribute to health and safety in health and Social care. 1) Understand own responsibilities, and the responsibilities of others, relating to health and safety in the work setting. * Cooperate to help the employer to ensure that the working environment is safe * Be trained/receive instructions on the measures to be put in place * alert their supervisors or employers regarding perceived risks * report any changes in the workplace * be informed of the risks to their safety and health and of the measures necessary to eliminate or reduce these risks 2) understand the use of risk assessments in relation to health and safety * Any tasks that are hazardous for health and safety shouldn’t be done without special training. Hazards associated with equipment * They should be using hoists and slings, waste disposal, cleaning and chemical substances; hazards associated with people * It’s the companies to make assessment risk list for all employees’ especially new ones. 3) Understand procedures for responding to accidents and sudden illness * Any accidents that occur at work must be recorded in the accident report book.
➢ Meal preparation. ➢ Errands and housekeeping. Process Design Hiring and training is a key performance and indicator in a home care agency when employing a skilled Home Health Aide/Nurse etc. before they can enter a client’s home before they can start to provide care. Every employee should be skilled in their profession and they must complete an in-service training before they are assigned a case assignment in order to provide care to a client, they must be orientated on the following benchmarks: ✓ HIPAA ✓ Confidentiality ✓ Medical Device Act (MDA) ✓ Abuse Policies ✓ Recipient Rights ✓ Infection Control, Universal Precautions, Proper Hand Washing, and Bloodborne Pathogens ✓ TB Screening/Requirements ✓ Safety
With my working relationship I wouldnt take them to my home for a cup of tea, and I wouldnt discuss my family matters with them. 1.2 Describe in detail different working relationships in health and social care. Managers Colleagues service users parents of service users social workers health professionals advocates All have a primary role in the health and safety of our service user. Communication, documenting, and practical day to day activities, teach us to get to know our service user, and to control their behaviours, by consistency and our a.s.p 2.1 Describe in detail why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role. It is very important why everyone adhere to the agreed scope of the job, if we didnt anybody would be doing what they wanted to do, and the service users would be at risk, and there quality of life would not be met.
Learner Name______________________________________________ Unit – HSC027 Unit | Learning outcome(s) | Assessment criteria | Questions | HSC027 | 1 | 1.1 | Identify legislation relating to general health and safety in a health or social care work setting | Answer Health and Safety at Work Act 1974-The Act covers a wide range of issues relating to workplace health, safety and welfare across different sectors. Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 (amended 2002)- to make sure the handling of a service user is done correctly and safely for them and for you and respecting their dignity. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health 2002- Care providers must protect staff and service users from harm by ensuring that potentially dangerous substances are safely stored and that staff that use them are properly trained to do so. Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 Food Safety Act 1990, Food Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1995 and Food Safety (Temperature Control) Regulations 1995 | | 1 | 1.2 | Describe the main points of the health and safety policies and procedures agreed with the employer | Answer The main points of health and safety policies and procedures largely centre on standards that must be upheld in order to create a safe place of work, and also to ensure that somewhere meets all legislation requirements when it comes to things like COSHH, where all substances must be locked away while not in use, and not left around when being used if the worker leaves the room, even for a moment, that is if the level of work is to keep up with the standard required to maintain itself within the COSHH legislation. The policies and procedures ensure that all risk assessments are up to date
Assignment 202 Task: A Identify two standards for each of the different aspects of social care work listed below. Ai) Confidentiality and sharing information See page ? Aii) Equality and Diversity See 203 Aiii) Health and safety Reporting the Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) 1995 Control of substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) 2002 Aiv) Personal development Health and Social Care Act GSCC Codes of Practice (6) Av) Safeguarding and protection Public Disclosure Act (Whistleblower) Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (CRB`s) Avi) Explain what a PDP is, and what it should include Personal Development Plan is a document that records your work and progress. This should include your objectives for your development, skills, progress, knowledge, timescales, personal requirements, achievements and aspirations. Avii) Identify three people who might be involved in providing information and feedback for a personal development Manager/ Supervisor because she gets feed back from the service users I have visited.
DENTAL NURSE APPRENTICESHIP EDI Award in Employment and Personal Learning Skills in Health (QCF) Level 3 Employment Rights and Responsibilities Support Pack Your Job role and your setting What is included in your contract of employment? What are your hours of work? What breaks are you entitled to? What should you do and what would happen if you experienced the following; a) A grievance at work? b) You wish to report an incident which happened at work?
Describe the requirements for two careers in the health and social sector - neonatal nurse and gynaecologist. Do not show me this again Are you in the right place? Jump to Healthcare and see how teachers think you should prepare in: * GCSE 1,083 * AS and A-level 1,941 * University 682 Extracts from this document... Introduction Describe the requirements for two careers in the health and social sector (P1) Explain how the requirements of the health care workers can contribute to providing a positive experience for the patients. The requirements needed to become both neonatal nurse and gynaecologist consists of: ·Competence ·Knowledge/skills ·Qualification personal attributes ·Interpersonal skills ·Initiative ·Empathy with others ·Anti-discrimination approach ·Ability to work with others ·Reliability ·Ability to take responsibility with self and others Competence A gynaecologist will have to be competent throughout the activities they do within their job. This includes being competent in time keeping, be able to be on time to work everyday as a routine, working under pressure- be competent with the different situations they come amongst with the ability to stay calm.
I entered the building and used the alcohol hand gel and rubbed into my hands thoroughly and this again is to prevent cross infection and stops staff and visitors bringing in germs and infections into the home which can cause service users to be ill and also staff. I went into to the office and staff member were sitting ready to complete a handover. A handover is essential when working in Health and Social Care as it prepares the staff taking over the shift to be well informed of the service users and any changing needs that may have happened since their last shift. During the handover the phone rang and I got up to answer it and left the handover, a lot of staff had been off with a sickness bug and this made me feel anxious as I knew we would be short staffed. I did not hear the remaining part of the handover but wasn’t to concerned about this as I had missed handovers before to attend to the service users.