Outing to The Royal Oak, Preston. PY2 3BH – Sat 11th April, 2015
To all staff/helpers who will be attending,
The minibus will arrive to collect everyone approx. 11.00am.
The minibus company have been informed of the requirements needed, and have agreed to provide suitable transport, so there should be no problem.
There will be 6 individuals, 3 full time staff & 2 helpers/volunteers attending. (11 people in total)
Risk assessments have been previously carried out and updated.
Before leaving, each individuals care plan must be read to see if they have any special needs to be adhered to such as medication at specific times and if the medication should be taken with food.
The journey will take 1 hour, so you will be …show more content…
Lifting someone incorrectly can damage fragile skin, cause shoulder and neck injuries, increase existing breathing difficulties, or cause bruising or cuts. If you follow the guidelines in their care plan this risk is minimised.
Risks of injury to your self - The most common injuries carers experience are back injuries. Injuring your back will limit your movement and your ability to care for someone. It could take a long time for you to recover.
Av - Staff responsibilities for medication
Care staff should only assist with medication where they have the required training and they are competent to do so.
Following a risk assessment and the consent of the service user, the level of assistance required will be within the Care Plan.
It is the responsibility of the Care Staff to follow the care plan and adhere with company policies. Also to report any concerns to their manager.
Avi - Agreed medication procedures for;
When a care service is responsible for requesting a supply of medicines, it is up to the manager to ensure that there is a system in place to get them in a reasonable period.
Where care workers visit the person’s home they may need to clarify who will be responsible for requesting repeat prescriptions — the person or a relative.
Medicines must be stored in a cool, dry place unless otherwise stated on the label (for example some medicines must be stored in a fridge).
All medicines must be