Candidate signature Date confirm that the candidate has achieved all the requirements of this unit wit h the evidence listed and the assessment was conducted under the specified conditions and context, and is valid, authentic, reliable, current and sufficient. Tutor / assessor signature Quality assurance coordinator signature (where applicable) External verifier signature (where applicable) Assignment 208 understand health and safety in social care settings 3 4 understand health and safety in social care settings Task Plan You are planning an outing with a group of individuals.
Some of the individual s need assistance with using the toilet, eating and drinking, and with their medication prepare a plan for all social care workers and helpers to follow. Your plan shoo old include the following information. A description of four different examples of accidents and/or sudden illnesses that might occur. An outline of the procedure to follow if an accident or sudden illness should o occur. A list of the principles to be followed for safe moving and handling. A iv An explanation of why it is important to follow the care plan and communicate with each individual when assisting and moving.
VA An outline of staff responsibilities for medication in a social care setting. A brief description of the agreed procedures for a) obtaining b) storing c) administering d) recording the medication needed for the outing. Via An explanation of why the social care workers accompanying the individuals o n the outing should have specialist training before each of the following: Carrying out emergency first aid Assisting with moving and handling Handling medication 5 Task B Guide Produce a guide to raise awareness of health and safety in a social care setting g.
Include the following in your guide: A list of the laws relating to: general health and safety in the setting moving and handling A list of the food standards that relate to social care settings. An outline of the main health and safety responsibilities of: the social care worker the employer or manager individuals using the service Bib A description of the main points of health and safety policies and procedures. Be A list of work activities that should only be carried out after special training.
A description of how to access additional support and information in relation to health and safety. 6 Task C – Case studies Case study one Winston is a social care worker supporting young people with learning disable ties in the community. One evening, he visits an individual to find that a pipe has burst I n their roof. Water is running down the light fitting and onto the bathroom floor. CIA Define the terms ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’. Identify the hazards and risks in the case study above.