5. Work within your scope of limitations. e;g not delegate work, or accept delegated work, unless it is clear that the person to whom the work is delegated is competent to carry out the work and vice versa. 6. protect confidential information except where the wider duty of care or the public interest might justify making it known. (2)2.1 Describe 3 dilemmas that can arise between duty of care and individual rights.
Promote positive behavior By Natalie Glasspool Birchwood House Karen Taylor 1.1 In order to promote positive behaviour in a care setting or organisation you should follow legislation made by government such as the Human Rights Act 1998, codes of practice and relevant policies set out by your work place. It is important to read and understand these legislations and policies and then apply them to working practice. We receive mandatory training that reinforces the trusts policies and keeps us informed of any changes to be aware of. Best practice tells us that if we keep good notes and share information with colleagues correctly then we will be able to help and support patients correctly and encourage positive behaviour. 1.2 Restrictive interventions are ways and methods that prevent an individual from carrying out a certain task.
Promote Positive Behaviour – Credits: 6 1.1 Explain how legislation, frameworks, codes of practice and policies relating to positive behaviour support are applied to own working practice All aspects of my role as a support worker require me to be up to date on all company and government legislations, mandatory training and understand the codes of practices as well as the policies and procedures. With this it gives me guidance and the ability to work to my best potential giving the service user the best quality of life possible. These practices and polices make sure that all staff are working with a consistent approach this also helps reinforce confidence when dealing with challenging behaviour and promoting good behaviour. They also help staff to develop communications skills relevant to the service user. Included in the legislations, frameworks, codes of practices and policies are guidelines which help the staff meet the requirements of the health and safety act ensuring that we get positive reviews from CQC assessment.
1.2 The disability act 2006 defines restrictive interventions as “any intervention that is used to restrict the rights or freedom of movement of a person with a disability including chemical restraint, mechanical restraint and seclusion”. In my service restrictive interventions would be strategies we use to protect individuals and others from their behaviours/actions. This may include things like providing 1:1 support with particular staff, locking certain doors, social interventions such as saying particular phrases or giving a certain look and physical interventions such as using your body as a guide or a block. We may at times have to respond to emergency situations in ways which can include removing someone from the vicinity of others. 1.3 When considering if a restrictive practice is acceptable it must be clear about the intention or purpose of the practice.
Indicators of abuse are the signs that draw attention to the fact that something is wrong. The presence of one or more indicators of abuse does not confirm abuse. However, a cluster of several indicators may reveal a potential for abuse and a need for further assessment. Lists of indicators are not exhaustive and need to be used carefully and
You should follow all the correct policy’s and procedures to protect yourself and others. It is especially important when in a job in the health and social care sector as its individual’s lives you could effect by making the wrong decision. If ever you disagree with the agreed way of working then consult your employer and do not decide to go against it off your own back. If everyone in the work setting follows the correct policies and procedures then the setting should run effectively and be consistent. Outcome 3 1.
Along with this you have responsibilities under legislation, GSCC code of practice. This code is what all workers in care services should abide by. I have included a copy of he GSCC code of as an example, which I found online for more details. As a social care worker, I am responsible for the welfare and safety of my clients and to provide a service that is tailored to the individual. I apply The GGSCC codes of practice and the code of my company as well to my work practice, and ensure that I maintain an update my training requirements, so I am following current standards of work practices and techniques, I have a responsibility of trust to my clients and colleagues, and must ensure confidentiality at all times.
Promote independence of the individual which protecting them as far as possible from danger or harm. Respect the rights of individual whilst seeking to ensure behavior does not harm themselves or others. Uphold public trust and confidence in your service. Be accountable for the quality of my work and I take responsibility for maintaining and improving my knowledge and skills. 2.1 The service we provide must reflect the needs of the people we support and by constantly improving our services we can better meet the need of the individuals and support their development.