Unit Shc 34 Principles for Implementing Duty of Care

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WRITTEN QUESTION Unit SHC 34 Principles for implementing duty of care Give practical examples how you did the following tasks in your work setting Learning outcome 1: Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice 1. explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role Duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on an individual requiring that they adhere to a standard of reasonable care while performing any act that could foreseeable harm others. It is my duty to support individuals in a way I wish to be supported if I was the person in care. 2. explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protection of individuals If a malpractice , abuse or act of omission occurs it is my duty of care to make sure the individual is safe, it is my duty to support the individual to feel safe and secure in their home environment. 3. Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity Promoting equality and rights is important I would encourage this by demonstrating in the proactive manner I support the individual. Staff are to support each person as an individual respecting their choices and beliefs, if an individual had an active control in the support they receive they would feel empowered as an individual and valued Learning outcome 2: Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care 1. describe potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights Possible conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between duty of care and an individual’s right included; Conflict of interests, Staff wanting to wrap individual in cotton wool, Staff over protective of individual, Individual not wanting to take risks, Individual wanting to take risks that are extremely high and unsafe, 2.. describe how to manage
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