Duty of Care

Unit 304 Principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
This question book has been designed to enable you to complete the knowledge for the above unit. This will also reference through the diploma units as stated next to each question. You will use varying methods to enable you to complete these questions. All can be completed using either written, typed or audio answers to demonstrate your knowledge and understanding of how you support your service users within your setting. Discuss with your assessor and decide your preferred method.
This unit has three learning outcomes
  1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practices.
  2. Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care.
  3. Know how to respond to complaints.

It is recommended that 9 guided learning hours should be allocated to this unit. Your assessor will give you training and development to increase your understanding. Resources are available on Smart Assessor which will support your learning.
Important words to Remember (these will appear in BOLD throughout the questions):
  * Describe – To give an account in speech or writing
  * Explain – To make plain or comprehensible
  * List – A series of words
  * Identify – To establish, determine or ascertain
  * Outline – Summary of a text or dialogue
  * Analyse – To examine carefully & in detail
  * Define – To state the meaning of (a word, phrase)
In order to meet the criteria you must answer each question fully and in detail. At the end of this book is a section for you to reflect on what you have learnt and how you have put this in to practice within your setting.

304 1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. ( diploma 1.1 ) |
To have a duty of care in my own role is to support and enable to live free from prejudice and safe from harm and abuse. To do this I care and support...