Unit 2 – Principles of Health and Social Care Understand how principles of support are implemented in health and social care practice Lesson Objectives • Explain the importance of the person centred approach. • Describe the protection from risk of harm of service users. • Assess the use of PowerPoint in relation to the first task Let Our Dad Die • As you watch this programme please consider – ethical dilemmas and the conflict that may arise when providing care – Principles of health and social care Dispatches Principles of health and social care • • • • • • • • • • Respecting individuality Rights Choice Privacy Independence Dignity Respect and partnership Equal opportunities Respecting diversity, different cultures and values Providing care, support and attention for individuals, family, friends, carers, groups and communities Ethical Principles There are four key ethical principals that every Health & Social Care worker should take into account: 1. Respect for autonomy 2. Beneficence 3. Non maleficence 4. Justice 5. Fidelity 6. Paternalism Person Centred Care • Supporting preferences, wishes and needs • Supporting privacy and dignity • Supporting others to make informed choices about the services they receive Paired Work – 20 minutes • Using the books from last week and laptops work in pairs to: • Find the meaning of one aspect of person centred care. • Analyse the benefit of this in relation to Tony Nicklinson. Protection from risk of harm • Risk is part of everyday life but becoming an increasing concern in health and social care. • Predictable and preventable risks are avoidable and should be avoided. • This will be through the use of Risk Assessments and care plans. • Balancing risk against individual choice. Protection from risk of harm • The CQC regard this as a key factor for inspection and concern • Outcome 7: Safeguarding people who use services from abuse People should be protected from abuse and staff should respect their human rights. • There are 12 outcomes in total CQC: The essential standards • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • • Respecting and involving people who use services Consent to care and treatment Care and welfare of people who use services Meeting nutritional needs Cooperating with other providers Safeguarding people who use services from abuse Cleanliness and infection control Management of medicines Safety and suitability of premises Safety, availability and suitability of equipment Requirements relating to workers Staffing Supporting workers Assessing and monitoring the quality of service provision Complaints Records How to assess risk • Assessing risk to self and others • Right of individuals to take risks • Informing relevant people about identified risks How do you do this? Example • An older person continually loses her balance and falls over. They have injured themselves on two occasions now. • Restricting their moving – Although this may keep them self it would effect their independence – Overprotection means their mobility will deterioate Questions to consider • Does the individual have appropriately supportive shoes? • Are there any walking aids that would offer support? • Is the environment safe? • Are there any unnecessary obstacles that hinder mobility? Safeguarding Not just physical risks but also emotional Task 1 • Your line manager has asked you to participate in the induction process for new employees, by producing and delivering a presentation, on the implementation of principles of support. You may refer to your own setting, whilst maintaining full confidentiality, with regard to names and contexts. • Prior to the delivery of your presentation, you must submit the following: – Research notes – A bibliography of all sources consulted – Written permission from your setting, for the use of any documentation. The presentation will need to include: • An explanation on how the principles of support are applied to ensure that individuals are cared for in health and social care practice • Outline the procedure for protecting clients, patients, and colleagues from harm • Analyse the benefit of following a person-centred approach with users of health and social care services • Explain ethical dilemmas and conflict that may arise when providing care, support and protection to users of health and social care services Presentations • Why do we do them? • Are there any benefits? • Why not write an essay? I had originally planned to carry out these presentations on Saturday 25th Workshop.