Unit 2- Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children's and Young People's Setting

Unit 2- Introduction to Personal Development in Health, Social Care or Children’s and Young People’s Settings
1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own role
The duties of my role are to help loosen the load for the HCA (Health Care Assistants) so that they can help the nurses. My duties are to check the fridges to make sure that they are at the right temperature, to check people’s height and weight and blood pressure (bp) to write thing on the computer correctly, to phone people to ask them to come into the surgery to get information down, like correct address and telephone number, to order blood forms (already on the computer), get sample bags ready, for bloods, and urine, to do urine dip stick tests and writing the results up if they are abnormal or not, Cleaning stuff, getting water and dressing ready for leg dressings
1.2 Identify standards that influence the way the role is carried out
My standards are that I have to do everything whilst being supervised by someone just so they can check that I am doing everything okay, and so that if I get confused   I can just ask them if I need a little bit of guidance. I am not supposed to do jobs that are given to me that my supervisor thinks I shouldn’t do, like phoning known difficult patients for things.   Also I should only do the jobs that I think are correct for me, like blood pressure, height and weight and not taking blood, or referring patients.

1.3 Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work
Being aware of own personal attitudes and beliefs, so that you do not have to tell anyone if they do not ask, being open and understanding to others attitudes and beliefs and respecting the differences between own and others, so people who are Atheists, I wouldn’t go up to them saying how I am a Christian and that they should be one too, and that is the same for them doing it to me.
2.1 Explain why reflecting on practice is an important way to develop...