Also planning the day and having a routine which best fits around each individual ensuring that their best interests and personal choices come first. Other ways are - It also our duty of care to promote independence, and ensure that all individuals are aware of what their rights are. We should be aware of how to recognize signs of abuse, neglect or unacceptable behaviour and to follow policies and procedures if this happens All individuals should be treated fairly and without prejudice Informing management if there is anything that is stopping us from carrying out our job safely Complying with health and safety regulations Ensuring residents know about the complaints procedure and to report a complaint | 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protectionof individuals | We are responsible in keeping individuals safe from harm, whether it is illness, abuse or harm and injury. We can do this by involving families and other health care professionals in their care plan, getting ideas on ways best to support their family. Following a code of practice and
Aiii) What having a duty of care means for a care giving organisation When an employer adheres to the duty of care in a setting such as a residential care home it protects residents as well as the staff. This is because all codes of practice are carried out and makes the home a safer environment, e.g. equipment is regularly checked, chemicals are stored correctly and staff trained regularly. Aiv) How the duty of care contributes to safeguarding individuals In my role I have a duty of
Unit SHC34 - Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1.1Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role? A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual. Requiring them to set a standard of reasonable standard whilst in the working environment so that noting you may do could harm others.We can do this by carrying out daily checks and cleaning rotas to ensure that the work place inside and outside is safe and clean before the day starts. 1.2Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals.
My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. ← describe how the duty of care affects own work role As a care practitioner , you have a duty of care towards the people you provide care or support for in your work role. This means that you are expected to: >put the needs and interests of those you provide care for at the centre of your thinking and practice >ensure that what you choose to do -or choose not to do- does no harm to those you provide care for. Care practitioners are accountable to their employer and to the law for providing care an support that is safe and wich promotes the health and wellbeing of the
It is the responsibility of the Health and Safety Officer, nursery manager and Head Office to ensure health and safety procedures are put in place, making sure people/staff are aware of them and follow them. Taking into consideration the health, safety and welfare of the children we care for and staff members. Also to provide staff with a safe environment, safe equipment and safe place to work. Things we have to follow and abide by are: Policies and procedures –
They also have to do everything in their power to keep the service users safe from harm. Your duty of care underpins everything that you do, it is what underlies the codes of practice and it should be built into your practice on a day to day level, exercising your duty of care is also a legal requirement and what would be tested in court in the event of a case of negligence or malpractice. Aii) How the duty of care affects the work of a social care worker. Service users have a right to expect that when a professional is providing support they will be kept safe and not to be neglected or exposed to any unnecessary risk. The expression is that we ‘owe’ a duty of care to the service users we work with.
NVQ Unit 1 – Introduction to Duty of Care in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings. 1.1 – Define the term ‘Duty of Care’. A moral or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others. 1.2 – Describe how the duty of care affects your own work role. The duty of care in my work role is based around looking after the residents in our care and maintaining their safety and dignity.
SHC 34 1.1 + 1.2 Signed…………………………..Date……….……… Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1.1 Explain what it meant to have a duty of care in own work role As a registered child minder I have a duty of care to make sure the child or young person is safe and taken care of. I am responsible for the wellbeing of the individual so care and attention need to be shown to minimalize the possibility of them coming to any harm. Their wellbeing is the main priority in everything I do in my setting. I always act in their best interest and act with confidence and assurance in what you do, do not take on any tasks or projects that I feel cannot be done safely. Ask for help and support if needed.
1.2 The care contributes of safeguarding or protection of the people in my care is to protect them from sexual, physical or emotional harm by main ting a safe environment where they feel safe and able to talk to myself or staff about anything they feel is not right or concerns them or their families have about the care being proved. There is paper work in place to stop such thing as behaviour charts and working in pairs to be able to observer each in work. This helps to ensure against risk of allegation of misconduct or abuse. And to make sure that we preserve the respect and dignity of all that I care for by treating them the way I would like to be treated. Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s right and the duty of care.
Important factors such as the safeguarding of individuals, personalised care and quality treatment are checked. Essential standards expected are; Service user’s preferences are to be included within plans involving their care and be kept informed of any changes. They have the right to be consulted regarding their care, treatment or assistance and may refuse it they wish. Service users will be offered support in order to help them stay independent. Service users can expect to be accommodated within a clean and safe environment, protected from harm and treated with respect and dignity by social care workers.