Unit 208 (Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care)

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Unit 208 (Level 2 Diploma in Health and Social Care) 1.1 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurances Regulations (RIDDOR) Manual Handling Regulations. Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations Mental Capacity Act Food Standards 1.2 Infection Control must be followed at all time including washing hands, wearing appropriate personal protective equipment including gloves and aprons. The medication policy should be followed. Completing the relevant paperwork such as a MARS sheets. medication should be correctly stored and labelled correctly. Staff should be aware of the safeguarding policy in order to keep both clients and ourselves safe at all times. Staff should be aware of the fire procedure. Knowing what to do in the event of a fire. When working with with client who require moving and handling being fully trained in moving and handing and following the correct procedures and wearing appropriate clothing. 1.3 Responsibilities of the self include: Following the correct policies and procedures, reporting any concerns to the employer, attend all training that is provided, read care plan and risk assessment and wear personal protective equipment at all times. Responsibilities of the employer and manger include: Provide and update policies and procedures and make them accessible. Training should be provided. The care plan and risk assessment must also be reviewed and updated on a regular basis. Any incident that are reported must be followed up. Responsibilities of others in the work place include: Being aware of their own surroundings and taking responsibility for their own safety. The client should also be involved in the development of the care plan and risk assessment. 1.4 These tasks should not be carried out with

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