Unit 40 P2, P3, P4, Unit 28- P3, P4 roles and responsibilities As a care worker I would have many roles and responsibilities within a care home. I would assist the residents in personal care, this can include washing, dressing, toilet need and eating. I would also respond to any calls made from the residents to me in an efficient manner. Any incidents or unexplained injuries that may happen I would report to the nurse or manager in charge. I would ensure that the residents would be presentable in their appearance at all times.
- Environmental Protection Act 1990. The main points of health and safety policies and procedures. All of the above mentioned legislations are crucial part of health and safety. Every piece of legislation describes not only clear guidance of responsibilities but also how should we maintain health and safety to eliminate risks for the people using social care settings. Let alone, Food hygiene regulation 2005,which explains the responsibilities, involves handling food safely in order to avoid contamination and food poisoning.
For example if they used have breakfast a nine in the morning because they liked to lay in till then, they may wish to do this still but cant communicate that so by finding out habits from the family you have a better chance of fulfilling their wishes. B2 Two ways of making sure that the history, preferences,wishes and needs of an individual using our service are recognised in the care plan by; 1. By asking the individual to check the information that has been put in their care plan and including them in the writing of the care plan so that all their preferences, wishes and needs are in the care plan from the beginning. 2. By regularly reviewing the individuals care plan and what support they receive will ensure that the information and how they want to receive their care is correct.
4222-223 Support individuals to meet personal care needs For this assignment I will use an example of how I work with a client Outcome 1 1.1 Every morning when I go to help L . with her morning routine I first of all ask her how she feels and what she wants us to do that day, whether she wants a wash or a shower, is she wsants to was her hair or not. 1.2 We establish the level and type of support she needs for personal care by talking. I ask her what part of the shower she can do on her own(wash her hands, face, under her arms, groins) and what part needs my support (back, feet). 1.3 We agree on the level of privacy she needs also by talking, I ask her when or if she wants me to leave the bathroom so she can have some privacy or hold
1.1 Identify legislation relating to health and safety in a social care setting. * Health and Safety at work Act 1974 * Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulation 1999 * Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulation 1981 include amendment on 2009 * The Electricity at Work regulations 1989 * Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 * Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 (RIDDOR) * Communicable diseases and infection control * Working Time Regulations 1998 * Care Standard Act 2000 * Control of exposure to Hazardous to Health 1999 * Food Safety Act 1990 and Food Hygiene Regulations 2005. * Environmental Protection Act 1990. 1.2 Explain how health and safety policies and procedures protect those in social care settings. * All of the above mentioned legislations are crucial part of health and safety.
I get feed back from others in supervisions which is 1-6 with the line manager this helps me to develop and is where I can ask for training. 1 Michael Eilbeck 01/09/132 Principles of personal development in adult social care settings 3.1 A personal development plan is where you make a plan to develop your self to make you better as a person and at your job this can be done during your supervisions where you can ask for training to make you better at your job and to set goals. 3.2 The people who could be involved in your personal development plan process will be me and either your line manager or manager. 3.3 You can get sources of support from the local office, managers, working policies, colleges assessments, local library and the internet. 3.4 The benefits of using a personal development plan is to make me better at my job, make me more confident in what im doing and to make me more flexible at my job.
Kelly-Ann Radcliffe Health and Social Care Unit 4222-264: The Principles of infection Prevention and control Outcome 1: Understand roles and responsibilities in the prevention and control of infections 1:1 Employees’ roles and responsibilities in relation to the prevention and control of infection are set out in the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. This tells workers that they have to do certain things in order to comply with the act and they are: * To take responsibility of there own safety and the safety of others. * To cooperate with your employer regarding health and safety matters. * To not intentionally damage and health and safety equipment provided by your employer. * Attend all training that is provided by your employer.
Most of the legal regulations relating to infection Prevention and control come under the Health and Safety at Work Act; this act is about ensuring a safe work place for employers, Employees and members of the public by minimising accidents at work. The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations introduced the need for monitoring health and safety and risk assessment; including infection prevention and Control. The Food Safety Act was brought in to ensure safe practices for food to avoid contamination and spreading of infection and includes handling, storing and disposal of food. Legal regulations that come under HASAWA include The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH), this is relevant as it is about the prevention and control of pathogens and managing the safe storage and use of hazardous substances. Reporting of Injury, Disease and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations (RIDDOR) is relevant as it requires that any infection or disease that is work Related be recorded and reported.
As a carer I would discuss the options and choices available to the individual to allow them an informed choice regard their care. Communication is an essential for a career so they can meet the needs for the service users. It is a basic requirement and the most important of my job role to communicate with service users and their families and other members of staff on a daily basis. Communicating with other staff members ensures effective team working and continuity of good care. It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognized and reported.
Understand the current legislative framework and organisational health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices that are relevant to health, and social care or children and young people’s settings 1.1 Explain the legislative framework for health, safety and risk management in the work The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 (HSAW) is the primary piece of legislation, this act creates rights and obligations on employers and employees. This protection applies to any persons using the premises such as, students, parents, visitors and workmen. The act provides a framework for employers to provide a healthy and safe environment for everyone concerned. It also requires employees to take reasonable precautions for