Unit Shc 024

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SHC24: 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’ “Duty of care” is a legal obligation to do everything witch you can do to keep a person safe from harm, for this you must respect his dignity, to protect him, to be honest with him, and to “upgrade” your knowledge and skills. 1.2 Describe how the duty of care affects own work role “Duty of care” ensure providing care at the highest levels of quality and safety, When rights violations the person can take legal actions against healthcare provider. If the person supports an accident and if I cannot carry out a task safely, I must finde someone who can help. Is my responsibility to report a improper conduct or any operation that could be designated like “abuse”. 2.1 Describe dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights My first action must/will be the interest and safety of the individual. My role is to help to make things as independent. Dilemmas are appearing when the individual wants to do something but my view is that is not safety for him. As a carer I must know how to address these dilemmas, I must do all that I can to keep them safe but at the same time I will respect the individual’s rights and choices. Like example if the person keep refusing to use his Zimmer frame and in his care plan states that he needs to move from place to place using that frame I must encouraged him to use and I should explain him why he needs to use his frame for his support. If the person insists doing something witch is unsafe that is their choice and I must respect their right, but I must do all I can to keep them safe. 2.2 Explain where to get additional support and advice about how to resolve such dilemmas First person witch I will call for additional support about dilemmas is the manager,
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