1.2 person centered values are important with care plans as Care planning is all about improving the lives of those who receive care. A person centered approach is fundamental to achieving high quality care, both for staff who implement care plans and for service users and their families who rely upon them. The emphasis must always be on the service user as an individual, with aspects of aspects of their unique qualities helping to inform the care plans, such as their life history, likes and dislikes, and experiences. Creating a care plan that ensures that person centred values are met will make all the difference when considering an individual’s ability to understand,
Unit 305 Outcome 1) 1) Person centred values ensure that each individual resident receives adequate care based on their personal wants and needs. Person centred values make sure that the care is planned around a specific individual and that they are at the heart of every decision. Throughout a health and social care setting being able to demonstrate person centred care can involve professionals, families, the individual and carers. Aspects of daily care should involve person centred values because each resident is different and will need to be treated as an individual. As a carer I demonstrate person centred values by relating to what each resident would like, what care they need, what assistance they will accept and treating each resident as a separate person but at the same time treating everyone equally.
When I first started my role as care assistant, I received an induction training course, which familiarised myself with the role. Part of my induction was to read and understand the company's policy and procedures, which I am then responsible to follow . My role involves me, participating in the day to day running of a residential home and to provide advice and information to the people I support. Working as part of a team, and maintaining effective communication is also required in my role. Ensuring physical and emotional needs of residents are met and to promote the health and safety of those people I support, are also important in my care worker role.
My role as a carer requires following the policies and procedures and code of practice. It makes me responsible for every task I undertake therefore I must be always sure that I’m trained enough and physically able to provide professional service to my service users. Those rules protect me and individuals using the care service. | Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care |
Describe how the duty of care affects own work role At work the duty of care what I have is to keep myself and my residents safe. That is mean I have to update my trainings, following all security procedures in order to keep things safe. 2. Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care 3.3. Describe dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights Me as a care assistant I have to do everything to keep my residents safe, I have duty of care to that people.
Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings Understand the implications of duty of care Health and social care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the people they look after. That means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the care workers of the establishment. My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service. I have a duty of care to myself, my colleagues and the person I am caring for or anyone else affected by my actions.
This includes the use of any available resources such as hoists for the moving of residents and ensuring training is up to date by attending all relevant courses. We also have a duty to report any concerns in the care administered by completing relevant forms, such as accident / incident reports and the use of the whistleblowing policy if necessary. 2.1 It is important to distinguish the balance between an individual’s human rights without breaching health and safety issues which includes that of the individual, yourself as the carer and anyone else around you. An example of this could that whilst respecting an individual’s rights of choice to partake in an activity in which there is a high level of risk, then as a care worker we have a duty of care to ensure that the individual and others like the public and colleagues are kept safe by adhering to the health and safety guidelines that will be in place which could mean certain areas of the activity may not be able to done. 2.2 There are a number of ways to gain additional support and advice when needed.
If I was communicating with a professional I would be communicating in a formal manner mainly By verbal communication backed up by email or letter correspondence. 1.2 Explain how to support effective communication within own job role Within my role I support and communicate by various methods, this will depend on who I am communicating with i.e. service users, Families, care workers, social workers, doctors, pharmacists. It is important when talking to clients and their families that I communicate well, ensuring that all communication is personalised to the client and maintain confidentiality at all times. This level of communication is important to support the building of a positive relationship with their care worker and myself.
It is important to carry out duties that are in own job description, and that you are competent, it is also therefore necessary to regularly update own knowledge and skills in order to uphold and provide care standards in accordance with codes of practice of care setting and services. These include the use of any available resources such as equipment for example the use of hoists, for the movements of manual and people handling, ensuring training is up to date for example attending any mandatory training courses such as Health and safety , First Aid, Moving and Handling and so on. Remembering the importance of respecting the individual and preserving their dignity at all times, making sure confidentiality is followed. It is also our duty to report any concerns by completion of relevant forms, such as accident and / or incident forms and the use of the 'whistleblowing policy if necessary. 1.2 Duty of care ensures that patients are protected from harm and are kept safe from abuse by staff, other patients, family and friends.
We must adhere to the policies and procedures of our setting. It’s also important to remember that our work is in a regulated setting and requires the confidence of our service users and families. Therefore our behaviour outside of work may also affect our work status. To maintain good behaviour and to keep good standard of work whilst complying with the codes of conduct, we have produced the following information for in-house training in order to promote good practice in health and social care .The coming up programme entitled “Equality, Diversity and Rights in Health and Social Care” covers the following. The idea of diversity is to embrace or encompasses acceptances and respect by understanding that each individual is unique and recognizing our individual differences.