Leadership and Managemnt Level 5 in Health and Social Care.

Unit 52
Department of health 2008 end of life strategy provides guidance in and promoting high quality care for all adults approaching the end of life.
The department of health states that everyone deserves a good death and have outlined legal requirements that must be followed.
People who are at end of life have the right to be treated as an individual where their wishes rights values and beliefs are upheld and treated with the upmost respect.
Everyone also has the right to be without pain and other symptoms that may come with the illness that they have .
This means having and being given the right medication(end of life medication) which will elevate any symptoms and pain that they experience.
Every person approaching end of life have the right to be in familiar surroundings such as their home, care home to receive the care and treatment that they need.
Everyone at end of life has the right to be in the company of family and friends.

The legal requirements
There are a number of key legislations that protect individuals approaching the end of life
The equality act 2010 applies fairness and equality in making decisions and policies including those that relate to end of life care
The health and safety at work act 1974 sets out the responsibilities for maintaining the health and safety of everyone at work including individuals their families careers and visitors and all other professionals who work with them.

Safeguarding vulnerable group’s act 2006 was passed to help avoid harm or the risk of harm by preventing people who are deemed unsuitable.
Data protection act 1998
The human rights act 1998
The mental capacity act 2005
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Organizations will have agreed ways of working and people in place to comply with those legislation in end of lie care.
Removal of medical equipment from deceased people
Working practices should follow this legislation for the removal of equipment from the deceased and visitors.
Safeguarding of vulnerable...