ASSIGNMENT BRIEF FOR LEVEL 3 UNIT 3 Essay

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ASSIGNMENT BRIEF (A1/a Form)
Unit Number: UNIT 3
Issue Date: 23/02/15
Title: Health, Safety and Security in
Health and Social Care
Course/ Year/ Group: Level 3 BTEC
EXTENDED Diploma in Health and Social
Care
Year: Year 1
Group: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Interim Date:
Task 1: 9th March 2015
Task 2: 20th April 2015
Task 3: 11th May 2015
Task 4: 25th May 2015

Assessor: Roli Akpenyi

Completion/Assessment Date:
Task 1: 24th March 2015
Task 2: 4th May, 2015
Task 3: 22nd May 2015
Task 4: 8th June 2015

Learner:

Internal Quality Assurer:

Scenarios:

Scenario 1 for task 2: P2 and M1:
You are the manager of Green residential care home for older people. You have been asked to give a presentation on how legislation, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and security influence health and social care settings to a group of first year students preparing for their first work placement.

Scenario 2 for task 3: P3, M2 and D1:
As the manager of Green residential care home, you are also required to carry out a risk assessment of your residential care home. Note: you could also use room E12 for your Risk
Assessment activity.

Scenario 3 for task 4: P4, M3, D2:
As part of a job interview you have been asked to provide information on how to deal with incidents and emergencies.

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LEARNING OUTCOMES:
The Learner will:
1. Understand potential hazards in health and social care settings.
2. Know how legislation, policies and procedures promote health, safety and security in health and social care settings.
3. Be able to implement a risk assessment.
4. Understand priorities and responses in dealing with incidents and emergencies.

Tasks
Task 1 – Potential hazards in health and social care settings
P1 - Explain potential hazards and the harm that may arise from each in a health and social care setting.
For you to achieve this task, you need to work on your own or in pairs to produce a presentation slides that explain potential hazards and the harm that may arise from each relating hazard in health and social care setting (P1).
This may include hazards relating to the physical environment, equipment, infections, substances, working conditions, working practices and security systems. You may use pictures of hazardous substances in completing this task.




You could visit a health or social care setting before you carry out this task.
You must explain potential hazards and the harm that may arise from each.
A minimum of six potential hazards should be covered.

This provides evidence for [P1].
Note: your power point should NOT be more than 10 slides and be ready to present in
IZONE. Link for your presentation and the power point slides must be submitted via ebridge.

DUE DATE: 24th March 2015
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Task 2 - Legislation, Policies and Procedure. (Read scenario 1 to answer this question) P2 - Outline how legislation, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and security influence health and social care settings.
In pairs, prepare a table/poster that outlines how legislation, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and security influence health and social care settings (P2)

You should aim to:
 Carry out a research on how legislation, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and security influence health and social care settings.
 Prepare table/poster which will be presented and video recorded in IZONE outlining how legislation, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and security influence health and social care settings.
 You will need to work in pairs to present the information in IZONE for not more than 8-10 minutes. M1 - Describe how health and safety legislation, policies and procedures promote the safety of individuals in a health or social care setting.
From the information gathered from (P2), you need to produce a written report for the description of how health and safety legislation, policies and procedures promote the safety of individuals in a health and…