Nvq Level2 Essay

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unit 57
1.3 describe ways to resolve any difficulties or dilemmas about the choice of food and drink:

You could inform the individuals what is on the menu, if they say they don't like a certain food/ drink you could offer them a alternative.

1.4 describe how and when to seek additional guidance about an individual’s choice of food and drink

The individual may have certain foods they don't like or cannot eat for health reasons, if you refer to the individuals care plan you should find this information, also you may have an individual that is diabetic, you could seek guidance from their GP regarding what is and isn't safe for them to eat and drink.

3.1 describe factors that help promote an individual’s dignity, comfort and
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Then there is the emergency cord or panic button, which could be linked to a call centre who will alert the emergency services if necessary unit56 3.2 Record signs of discomfort, changes to an individual’s needs or preferences, or other indications that care-plan activities may need to be revised

1.1 Define the term ‘duty of care’
Health and social care organisations have what is called a duty of care towards the people they look after. That means that they must do everything they can to keep the people in their care safe from harm. It is not only the care establishment that needs to prioritise the safety, welfare and interests of the people using its services, but also the care workers of the establishment. My employer also has a duty of care for staff members, to ensure that working conditions are safe, and suitable to deliver the service.
1.2 Describe how the duty of care affects own work role
The specific duties and responsibilities of your job will vary depending on your role and the employer you work for. If you work for a large employer, whether in the public, private or voluntary sectors, you will probably have had a period of induction, where you will have learned about:
•• the policies and procedures of