Individuals also need to know there are secure systems and procedures operating in the care setting to protect confidential information. Safety Some information must be kept confidential for safety reasons. For example, some service users are categorised as vulnerable adults, such as a person with special needs whose whereabouts might need to be protected from a relative who abused them in some way in the past. The law It is a legal requirement for organisations to manage and safeguard personal information correctly. Describe the potential tension between maintaining an individual’s confidentiality and disclosing concerns There are some situations when confidentiality needs to be breached to report information to a higher authority.
The Analysis Participants • Registrar Department – Patient Access Representative. This staff member enters the patient’s demographic and insurance information into the registration section of the EMR (electronic medical record), verified and copied the insurance information; presented the mother with condition of admission and treatment that authorizes treatment and assignment for insurance payment. The signed form was put into the patient’s file. • Nursing Department – Pre-Op Nurse, R.N. The nurse escorted the patient and the mother to the preoperative area, completed the preoperative nursing assessment, started preoperative medication and documented in the administration medication record, ensured
Building security is important because you want to prevent an intruder from causing damage, stealing property, or harming employees. It is also very important to protect the grounds of the office or home from an intruder. It is beneficial to have security in place to prevent an intruder from getting onto the grounds in the first place. If the intruder cannot get onto the grounds in the first place, then they will not be able to be able to commit crime. In today’s world there are more and more cybercrimes being committed and protecting sensitive information such as social security numbers is crucial.
When he is in these states he will lash out at other service users as well as members of staff. This is dangerous for him not only for the obvious physical risks but it can also put his health into jeopardy. Due to his personal centered plan we have in place staff are aware of these outbursts and how to handle them. The plan explains things that might cause Mr. X to become agitated, like not being able to find his razor. Staff know to offer to go help look for it in his room where it is usually found in the top drawer or next door in the bathroom.
2. Decide who might be harmed- this step is when a decision of who might be harmed and how those people might be harmed. In terms of big companies or factories where there are big dangerous machines those who use those machines are the ones who have a possibility of being harmed and those who use chemicals, the chemicals might be harm to their health if used wrongly. In shops shelf stackers may suffer back injury from repeated lifting of boxes. This will help to identify the best way of managing a hazard.
Consequently, businesses are gradually becoming conscious of the need to protect their assets. The establishment of an effective security policy creates the necessary solutions to classify, authorize, or control the activity of individuals within the company and thus, warrant the safety and protection of persons and property. Building security is a significant part in running any business. “The entrances, exits, and loading and unloading zones of your business are vulnerable to unauthorized entry if not properly secured (Deutsch, 2006)”. The only way to defend against these losses is to ensure that you take suitable deterrents and install security features within your building.
If a service user is not being given their independence (to the best of their ability) and they are forced to do what they’ve been told to do will cause problems to their right of freedom. This can lead onto many problems causing the service users to become distressed and agitated, which may then also impact on family visits if the user’s behavioural pattern has changed. If the service user is being harmed
A potential dilemma could be the client not wanting to visit the hospital when the client has been medically advised that it is essential for them to do so, refusal of medication or any time the service user exercises their rights, to choose or refuse, that could potentially cause harm to themselves or others. I would try to advise them as to what was in their best interest, but there is a fine line between advising them and your advice itself becoming abuse once a service user has “refused” or said “no”. If in doubt always phone your supervisor or manager and always document exactly what has happened and what has been said and done.
Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) . Reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences (RIDDOR) 1.2 Health and Safety policies and procedures are in place to ensure managers, employers and employees work to agreed standards. They have been put in place to protect staff as well as residents and visitors. 1.3 Social care worker-To keep yourself up to date on any necessary knowledge required to carry out your tasks competently and within your agreed ways of working. It is important to not carry out tasks that you have not been trained to do.
Asking your employees what they think after you have observed the area, can be a great way of insuring you haven’t missed any potential hazards.If you don’t identify hazards in the setting/environment you will be putting yourself and everyone else within the building at risk and also your business. Everyone should feel safe when entering a building which is why it’s important that you do a good risk assessment on identifying the hazards. STEP 2- Decide who might be harmed and how...Who might be harmed? You need to think about people within the setting and people who entre in and out of the setting for examples; you, employees, friends, family, children and members of the public. Once you have observed the area Look at how the hazards might harm you and others.It’s important to look at who might be harmed so you can predict the level of the risk, and how the most efficient way of removing the hazard.