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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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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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Changes required to improve the quality of individual participation

Explain the changes required to improve the quality of an individual’s participation to promote independence, informed choice and a valued life Working from a person-centred approach, asking and identifying individual needs and strengths and weaknesses rather than going according to a manual. I would then identify their interests. Once their …

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Describe factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse

Describe factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse.Answer: They may be less aware of their rights They may be socially isolated They may need help with personal care and daily living They may not be able to express themselves clearly They may have limited sex …

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Describe how own values,belief systems and experiences may affect working practice.

Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice. Answer:It is true that person’s own beliefs and experiences could affect working practice or affect my role a healthcare worker. However, as a professional health care worker, it is part of my responsibilities to treat all service users …

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Describe ways of overcoming barriers to accessing services and facilities

Describe ways of overcoming barriers to accessing services and facilities:Passing into legislation which requires provision of facilities and service to people who may not otherwise be left out. Examples of this being Article 9 of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the Equality Act …

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Identify and agree any changes needed to improve the experience and outcomes of accessing and using services or facilities

Identify and agree any changes needed to improve the experience and outcomes of accessing and using services or facilities:There is a need to change how the questions are put across in most of the Department of Works and Pensions literature. To start off, the information which they give to people …

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Explain how to ensure individuals’ rights and preferences are promoted when accessing and using services and facilities

The best way to do so is to listen to individuals’ concerns as each one may have a totally different and genuine need.  Some cultures are uneasy when it comes to getting help from members of the opposite sex, some men may find it demeaning getting help from someone who …

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