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How to Challenging discrimination and other forms of inequality and injustice in care

This is done through following the policies and procedures of the home and current regulations and legislation. Training also plays a major part and the Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults courses are of real benefit to both staff and individuals within the care home. Challenging such behaviour is vitally important. If …

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Guidance to support information sharing by mental health services

This guidance sets out some of the opportunities and constraints with regard to exchanging information between multi-agency organisations and health services, as well as between health services and individuals. It also covers Data protection issues and the safeguarding against unauthorised access to written or electronic records, which can be achieved …

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Health factors that might affect communication skills, abilities and wellbeing are

Health factors that might affect communication skills, abilities and wellbeing are Stroke Dementia Parkinson’s disease Mental illness Hearing impairment Vision impairment Coma/unconsciousness All of these factors will inhibit or restrict the communication of the individuals with carers, families groups and communities. It is unlikely that most of these individuals are …

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The types of records and reports you are required to complete within your work role and how to complete them

The types of records and reports you are required to complete within your work role and how to complete them The types of records and reports that I am required to complete within my work role include: Care plans – up to date, factual, accurate information developing on a daily …

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Methods of supporting individuals to express their wishes, needs and preferences about their preferred method of communication and language

Individuals and key people can express their needs, wishes and preferences either through the individual’s key worker, family member, friend or advocate or at a meeting with members of the care team. Having access to an interpreter, information in the individuals preferred language and listening to the individual will help …

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