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The purpose of risk Assessment and management in Healthcare

The purpose of risk  Assessment and management in Healthcare The purpose of risk management strategies is to ensure that informed plans of intervention are in place for the individual. Risks can be both of a negative and positive nature, though the risks a person my pose to others is usually …

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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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Practical changes that could be made within a service setting

Identify practical changes that could be made within a service setting to:– promote an individual’s independence– support informed choices– improve quality of life   In promoting individual independence, the aim would be to develop confidence with well-being. There would have to be available facilities for individuals to prepare their own …

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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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Funding and benefits available for housing and accommodation services

Identify sources of funding and benefits that are available for housing and accommodation services The department of works and pensions arranges an array of benefits such as incapacity benefit, ESA, jobseekers allowance, Disability living allowance and other provisions for elderly, widowed, war veterans and parents.Local councils support the unemployed and …

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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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Evaluate how learning activities have affected practice

Evaluate how learning activities have affected practiceAnswer: Recently I was asked to attend a course on confidentiality by my employer. The covered areas such as confidentiality policies and when to seek help for confidentiality matters. The aim of the course was to enhance and update staff knowledge on the intricacies …

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Describe how accessing a range of services and facilities can be beneficial to an individual’s wellbeing

An individual’s well-being may benefit  in a number of ways through the accessing of a range of services and facilities, these may include a benefit to their physical well-being, when they can easily and encouraged to access facilities such as leisure centres to exercise. And sometimes this can improve their …

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How to Manage Risks associated with conflicts or Dilemmas between an individual’s rights and the duty of care

how to manage risks associated with conflicts or dilemmas between an individual’s rights and the duty of care Take for example, a service user refused to take the medication prescribed by the doctor. I will try to encourage the service user to take the medication by explaining the positive health …

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