Essay about case study

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Principles Of Health and Social Care Unit 2

Contents page:
1. Introduction
2. Task two (2.1, 2.2 & 2.3)
3. Task three (3.1, 3.2 & 3.3)
4. Task four (4.1, 4.2 & 4.3)

1. Introduction The purpose of this assignment is to ensure that values and principles that support health and social care settings are being understood. Also understanding of policy, codes of practice, regulation and legislation impact on health sector, theories in health care practice and how to develop and implement organizational policy.


Case study: “In our care home, some time ago a program has been implemented, in a hope that service users with an early stage of mental illnesses can live an independent life at their home. The program uses a small electronic device which can be attached to a cloth item, and gives the freedom to its wearer to walk out between 11 am and 8 pm. In case that a service user wearing this tag get missing, he can be tracked by satellite and never get lost. Such is the case to Mr. M, a 65 year pensioner, well fit and a sociable person who is suffering from an early stage of dementia, and lives with his daughter who is his protector. His daughter is happy to know that with a tag attached, his father can live an independent life, but despite her efforts, Mr. M forgets his tag and very often, he is found outside wondering without his tag. As a result, our care home suggests that Mr. M may need full care supervision. However, Mr. M doesn’t want to feel like a hostage in his own home.” Care workers have to consider, follow and implement theories, policies, procedures and legislations in order to deliver the best service in care system. Every care setting has a Code of Practice who includes employers’ responsibilities and requires care workers adherence to their code, supporting social workers to understand and implement their code and taking actions when care workers do not comply with the care home code. As a care worker, implementing and following the procedures, policies and legislations within my care home, it is a must in order to deliver a good care. Bearing in mind person-centred approach, a therapy developed by psychologist Dr .Carl Rogers, which is based on focusing on the person you care for, his rights, desires, needs and goals, means that Mr. M may be above priorities in our care home. In Mr. M case, his desire is to stay home with his daughter, where he feels more independently, and he does not want to wear his tag just because he feel his spending time outside is too short, since he likes going to cinema in evenings, and his outside time does not allow him to stay too late. Therefore, in my report, I write Mr. M wishes and present his case to my manager. Since he doesn’t represent a danger to