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Principles of Health and Social Care Practices

   

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Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION ...............................................................................................................................3ASSESSMENT PART 1 (ASSESSING LO1 AND LO2)....................................................................31.1 Application of principles of support in ensuring the individual care in HSC practices 200......31.2 Procedures for protecting clients, patients and colleagues from harm ....................................31.3 Benefits of following person centred approach with users of health and social care services..41.4 Ethical dilemmas and conflict that may arise when providing care, support and protection to users of HSC services......................................................................................................................52.1 Implementation of policies, legislation, regulations and codes of practice in HSC..................52.2 Development of local policies and procedures accordance with national and policy requirements.....................................................................................................................................62.3 Impact of policy, legislation, regulation, and codes of practice on policies and practices on organizational policy and practices .................................................................................................6ASSESSMENT PART 2 (ASSESSING LO3 AND LO4)....................................................................73.1 Theories that underpin health and social care practice.............................................................73.2 Impact of social processes on users of health and social care services.....................................83.3 Effectiveness of inter-professional working..............................................................................84.1 Explain own role, responsibilities, accountabilities and duties in the context of working with those within and outside the health and social care workplace. .....................................................94.2 Evaluate own contribution to the development and implementation of health and social care organisational policy........................................................................................................................94.3 Recommendations to develop own contributions to meet good practice requirements..........10CONCLUSION .................................................................................................................................10References...........................................................................................................................................112

INTRODUCTION The values and principles of care has varied according to concept of individual such aschoice, privacy, dignity, respect, independence etc. In health and social care (HSC), the differentprinciples of care has most important for delivered the quality services to the community. The wellbeing of the services users the major priorities of the care organizations. The following report hasbased on the principles of health and social care practices which assist in understand the individualuniqueness of the care workers to plan the variety of care services to the patients in the rightmanner. The following report will discuss the various aspects such as implementation of principlesof care in developing the health and social care practices, impact of various legislations on the careorganization, code of practices, contribution of individual care practitioners in development andimplementation of health care policy in the favour of services users. ASSESSMENT PART 1 (ASSESSING LO1 AND LO2)1.1 Application of principles of support in ensuring the individual care in HSC practices 200The care organizations services are varying according to the needs and requirements of theservice users. In the context, the different principles of supports helps in developing the HSCpractices in providing the individual care. The principles of supports are as follows. Privacy and dignity: The care workers should respect the privacy and dignity of individual careusers. It means that the service users should have the right to maintain some privacy as well asopportunities to live the life as they want. Therefore, it is important for the care staff to avoidpatronising behaviour and attitudes for the patients (Glasby, 2012). Independence: The care workers should provide some independence to the services users soperform their some work. It will help in reduce the dependency on the social care workers and makethem able to handle their affairs by own hand (Goetzel and et.al., 2008) . Diversity and individuality: The care workers should recognize the diversity and individuality ofpatients in right manner. The staff members of the care organizations should be responsible for theidentification of the needs of the care users. In this context, it is important to recognize the ethic,cultural, religious and social diversity so that the staff can give the response according to it. It maybe help in developing the good relationship between the care workers and the patients with the time(Gowen, McFadden and Tallon, 2006). 1.2 Procedures for protecting clients, patients and colleagues from harm During providing the health care services to the services users, there are various types ofharms and abuse has faced by them. The possible harms and abuses are may be sexual abuse,3

physical abuse, discrimination, emotional abuse etc. In this respect, it is important to eliminate theoccurring the risk harm and abuse conditions and provide the protection to the users (Heginbotham,2012). The process of protecting the clients from the harms and abuses are as follows. Identification of the different types of risks: Here, the care organizations should determine thevarious types of risks and categorised into physical, emotional, financial and psychological risk.Along with this, the probability of occurring the risks should be identified (Jackson and et.al.,2011).Decide who might be harm and how: Under this stage, the persons who might be harm from therisks should know. In this context, the ways by which the harm can be raised and its impacts on theservices users should be identified. Development of safeguards: Following this step, the variety of safeguarding methods andstrategies should be develop to protect the clients and services users from the harm and abuse. Itwill help in maintain the risk level in the opposite of set safeguarding measures (Keelingand et.al.,2013) . Documentation of outcomes: Now, the all the outcomes of process of protecting the clients fromthe harm should be documented in the right format and distributed between the staff members bythe care organizations. 1.3 Benefits of following person centred approach with users of health and social care servicesBasically, the person centred approach has given emphasised on the preferences andemotional needs of the individual one. It is a non-directive approach which assist the care workersto recognize the needs and requirements of person as well as support them in appropriate manner. Ithas provided the complete information about the preferences of the individual person and made themodifications in the care services according to it (Liveng, 2010). The benefits of using personcentred approach in the favour of delivering the care services to the patients are as follows. Understand the service users on individual bases. Being responsive Providing the meaningful careRespecting the preferences and needs of individual Developing the trusting relationshipPromoting emotional and physical comfort to the patients Having the more control over own lifeHelp in planning and set the directions for the individual services users to improve theirlives(Lloyd and Marjorie, 2010) .Good use of skills and knowledge to understand the needs and preferences of the services4

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