Persona Devlopment

Engage in personal development in health and social care
Unit: 2                                                   Unit reference: A/601/1429

      1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of work role.
My duties as a care worker involves giving clients personal care such as assisting with washing, dressing and toileting requirements including catchers and convene care. Also assisting with nutritional requirements such as meal planning , preparation, feeding, prompting, administering medication, shipping, cleaning. It is my reasonability to ensure that the clients maintain and acceptable level of health and promote the clients well-being. It is also my reasonability to ensure that all company policies and procedures are carried out and to maintain records for the services delivered, along with responsibility for ensuring that my training needs are kept up to date so that I am at the level of standards required to understand my role. Finally it is my duty and reasonability to treat clients with respect and dignity at all times.

      1.2 Explain expectations about own role as expressed in relevant standards.
The standards I have identified that influence the way I carry out my role as a career working in domiciliary care are
  * Care standards act 2000
  * Domiciliary care regulation 2002
  * Health and safety work act 1974
  * Codes of practice
  * National occupation standards
  * Care quality commission standards
  * Management of health and safety at work regulations 1999

2.1 Explain the importance of reflective practice continuously improving the quality of services provide.
Reflecting on work activates can help me gain a better understanding of social , cultural personal and historical experiences. Reflecting is learning through experience, so by deliberating in an orderly fashion we can learn from our own or others mistakes and conversely from what we or others have done well and use this new knowledge to help us in the...