Assignment on Health and Safety in HSC

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Health and Safety in HSC
Table of ContentsIntroduction................................................................................................................................................1Task 1a.......................................................................................................................................................1LO 1.1 Reviewing systems, policies and procedures for communicating information on health andsafety......................................................................................................................................................1LO 1.2 Responsibilities for management of health and safety..............................................................2task 1b........................................................................................................................................................3LO 1.3 Analysing priorities related to health and safety.......................................................................3Task 2.........................................................................................................................................................4LO 2.1 Care planning for individuals through information from risk assessment................................4LO 2.2 Influence of one aspect of health and safety..............................................................................4LO 2.3 Dilemma encountered in implementing systems and policies for health and safety.................5LO 2.4 Analysing effects of non-compliance of health and safety legislations.....................................5Task 3.........................................................................................................................................................6LO 3.1 Ways to monitor health and safety policies and practices.........................................................6LO 3.2 Effectiveness of health and safety policies and practices..........................................................6LO 3.3 Own contribution to health and safety needs of individuals.....................................................7Conclusion.................................................................................................................................................8References................................................................................................................................................10
Table of FiguresFigure 1: Organizational Structure3Figure 2: Gibb's Reflective Cycle8
INTRODUCTIONOne of the most crucial aspects to which a society and its governing bodies need to pay a lot ofattention health and social care. It is a crucial part because of reason it has a direct impact overworking, progress as well as development of the society (Swan, 2009). For firms in health and socialcare industry, it is crucial that health and safety of employees as well as various stakeholders isensured. Present research assignment discusses about different health and safety legislations which aredeveloped and implemented by management at a care setting in East London.TASK 1ALO 1.1 Reviewing systems, policies and procedures for communicating information on health andsafetyReviewing SystemsThe health and social care industry is governed and regulated by numerous kinds of legislations andpolicies to ensure that firms in this sector are able to contribute their maximum towardsbetterment of the society. Keeping this in mind, UK government has developed large number ofregulations to effectively monitor working of organizations in this sector and regulate theirworking to a great extent (Nyblade, 2009).Policies and ProceduresIt is necessary for enterprises working in this industry to comply with such rules and regulations, orelse it can create a negative impact over image of the firm as well as its market position. Further,there are various regulations that govern how health care organizations communicate and shareinformation on health and safety at workplace. Sharing information related to working ofhealthcare enterprises is essential, mainly because of reason as it helps in ensuring health andsafety at the workplace. Over the years, various regulations have been developed by UKgovernment for the same (Blas and Kurup, 2010).One such policy is of the Care Home Regulations Act 2003. It states that, manager(s) of a healthand social care organization needs to be highly trained and proficient in different aspects ofleadership and management. This means that they must possess the relevant skills and use themregularly at the workplace.Communicating InformationHerein, the abilities such as communication skills and cognitive have a crucial role to play for1
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