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The principles of health and social care practice assignment has been divided into 4 Tasks. The first two tasks are based on Case Study 1 and Case Study 2. They will be discussing on the questions based on the case studies. Task 1 will discuss on principles of the health and social care practice that could be easily employed with respect to the Bob Case Study. It will also analyze the benefits of a person centric approach with respect to Bob to attend him. Task 2 is based on case study of Aurther. It will be outlining the procedures to protect the clients, patients and colleagues. It will also analyze the importance of effectiveness of interpersonal working. Task 2 would be based on case study 2 for Mrs. Helen. It will explain on the ethical dilemmas/conflicts that have risen in providing care and support to Mrs. Helen. Task 3 would be a part of the presentation that will lay the significance of the policies, practices and the legislations related with the health and social care practices. It will lay down their impact on the people associated with them. Task 4 would concentrate on the portfolio based on the experience of working in health and social care and evaluation of the contributions.
This task would be based on the case study of Bob. The task will lay down the importance of the principles of support that could be applicable for the care and support that could be rendered for him. It will also emphasize on the benefits of the person centric approach for Bob.
In health and social care practices there are certain principles that when followed help in taking well and effective care and support for the service users. In the case study it has been seen that Bob has been suffering from various illnesses and even can do the suicide due to his present conditions. In this case it is believed that care workers should follow up these principles. The principles are:
Bob has been a person who is having stressed related illnesses. He has even got type 1 diabetes. He recently had a stroke and even faces partial deafness. He feels bored up when he remains in partial isolation. He has even attempted suicide. Considering all these factors related with the health and safety of Bob, he should be given a person centric approach. Person Centric Approach is beneficial for the service users in the care homes who have similar problems as Bob has been facing. The benefits of this practice are:
Through the approach of person centric, Bob will be getting the best care in the care home and he may recover well.
As far as my role as a care home person is concerned, my responsibility would be listed as under:
It is always advisable that the clients, patients and the colleagues are protected and work together so that issues are resolved and effective health and social care needs are provided. The procedures that could be followed for the protection are:
This task would be based on case study of Mrs. Helen who is 20 years old. She is a pregnant lady with signs of bleeding. In this task we would study the ethical dilemmas that may arise providing care and support to Mrs. Helen.
Mrs. Helen is 20 years pregnant lady who is very critical in nature. She is a black Hispanic female. She shows the signs of internal bleeding and advised for the blood transfusion. The ethical dilemmas that could be encountered in this situation are:
This task is in the form of a report that will lay down the policies, legislations, regulations and the code of practice in significance in health and social care. A discussion would also be carried out on their impact in health and social care settings and the organizational policies.
There are various kinds of policies, legislations and the code of conduct that has to be followed:
These policies and legislations have to be implemented. These have been done in the following ways:
The policies, legislations, regulations and the code of practice are implemented to ensure that the processes and practices are streamlined within the care home. They are developed as per the national, demographic and the policy requirements. These also ensure that the care workers and other medical professionals are aware on their roles and responsibilities. It will also ensure that irrespective of the diversity and the differences, the people are given same kind of care and support. The policies therefore could be developed in accordance in the following ways:
The impact of these policies and practices would be:
There are various kinds of theories that are accentuated in the health and social care practice. These help in the development and support of the service users taking services in health and social care settings:
The social processes have a great impact on the service users for the health and social care services. These are isolation, exclusion and marginalization. In case the patients are kept in isolation then they will remain stressed and not able to overcome their illness well. They have to be kept with other people so that they remain motivated encouraged. They should be provided with equal treatments and facilities. Unless they are provided with equal services, they tend to remain dependant on the care homes care workers.
It depends on the kind of facilities and the conditions in which the patients have been kept that the recovery of the patient would be done. It is always important that the conditions of the patients are considered and then they are put into any kind of conditions in the care home.
This task would be discussing on the creation of the portfolio in the health care sector.
Job Title: Manager – Care Home
My responsibilities at Work
My performance Objectives
Personal and Professional Development
Areas of recommendations of my work
Care workers and medical professionals working as per the standards and regulations
Enforcement of the standards and regulations
Training and awareness process
Displays and Notices to be displayed.
Effective and efficient implementation for the trainings is done for the care workers & service users.
All trainings are imparted
Development of new skills and competencies.
Monitoring and online approach
Care Workers are following stringent approach and strictness while implementation of the policies, practices and the procedures.
Enforcement, review and audit on regular intervals
Study and benchmark processes with other care homes
Suggestions and feedback from service users and care workers.
Roles and Responsibilities of the care workers and the service users are made clear and performed in time.
Clarifications on roles and resolving the responsibilities
Manuals and standard operating procedures could be developed and handed over to various people.
My contributions are that we would be making the care workers clarify on the roles and responsibilities that they have to fulfil and make sure the profit and loss of the unit is intact.
In order to ensure that the good practices are met and followed the recommendations would be as follow:
These recommendations will ensure that the correct practices are being followed at the health and social care settings. It is important that certain conditions and factors are kept in mind before finalization of the services for the health and social care rules and regulations at work.
Care home is a place which has to follow and implement all the rules, regulations, legislations and the acts that are applicable as per the health and safety act. There are many principles that are applicable for the health and social care as per the case study of Bob. These principles have to be implemented and applied. There are certain obligations, duties and responsibilities have to be fulfilled on the part of a manager at a care home. He has to make sure that the care workers are provided ample trainings so that they could understand the concepts, principles and policies of the care home and work in coordination with them. At the same time there many theories based on which health and social care settings function and implement them in their lives. The objectives, targets and the responsibilities of the developing manager of the care home have to be highlighted and reviewed in order that the care home functions accordingly (Andreasen, 1995).
In the nutshell it is important that the health and social care home should follow the latest and proven approaches in treating and dealing with various kinds of service users. Their priority would be to treat the patients as per the requirements and needs that they are exhibiting. The principles, practices and the legislations are to be abided by and followed on regular intervals. The models, theories and their applications in the right way and right time will ensure that the health and social care is taken care of in all the ways.
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