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What are the roles of a doctor?
To diagnose and treat patients, provide prescriptions for treatment and refer patients to other professionals.
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Where do doctors work?
In surgeries and local communities.
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What are the roles of a specialist doctor?
To lialise with other professionals and contribute to teams for ongoing patient care.
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Where do specialist doctors work?
In hospitals and clinics.
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What are the roles of a nurse?
They monitor and care for daily chronic and medical needs of patients. They support doctors and work to restore health.
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Where do nurses work?
In hospitals, surgeries, clinics and homes.
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What are the roles of a midwife?
They monitor the prenatal development and health of mothers and babies. They do this for 28 days after birth.
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Where do midwives work?
In hospitals, maternity units, clinics and homes.
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What are the roles of a healthcare assistant?
They work under the guidance of professionals, meet care needs and monitor health.
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Where do healthcare assistants work?
In hospitals, clinics, residential care and homes.
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What are the roles of a occuptaional therapist?
They identify practical issues people may have everyday.
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What are the roles of a care manager?
They recruit and manage staff, control the budget, monitor policies and procedures and ensure that services in care setting meet NCS.
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Where do care managers work?
In hospices, supported homes for people who need nursing or help with disabilities.
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What are the roles of a care assistant?
They meet personal needs, assist in monitoring health and help with transport and household tasks.
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Where do care assistants work?
In homes, day care centres and residential care.
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What are the roles of a social worker?
They protect vulnerable people from harm, help people to live independently, support children who live apart frrom families, support mental health problems and help people with addictions.
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Where do social workers work?
In social care centres, homes and clinics.
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What are the roles of a youth worker?
They manage and administer youth and community projects, monitor and review the quality of local youth work provision and support individuals in other settings.
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Where do youth workers work?
In youth centres, schools and colleges.
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What are the roles of a support worker?
They vary their duties depending on the needs and wishes of the individual, support individuals' overall comfort and help people who need care support to live independently.
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Where do support workers work?
In homes, centres and residential care.
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What does the Anti-discriminatory practice do?
It is responsible of epople who work in HSC settings to promote anti-discriminatory practice by implementing codes of practice and policies that identify and challenge discrimination.
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What is empowerment?
Giving idividuals information and support so they can take informed decisions and make chices about their lives in oder to live as independently as possible.
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What is the DPA 1998?
The DPA controls how personal information is used by organisations, businesses or the government.
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What is meant by the term 'confidentialty'?
Restricting access to information about a service user to individuals who are involved in their care, unless permission is given by service user.
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How is confidentiality ensured?
By applying requirements of the DPA, following appropiate procedures etc.
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What are the man examples of professional bodies?
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What is the Care Act 2014?
It introduces new safeguarding duties for local authorities where they provide care for adults.
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What does the term 'multidisciplinary' define?
Combining or involving several academic disciplines or professional specialisations in an approach to a topic or problem.
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Why is partnership important?
It improves the lives of vulnerable adults and children, improves the efficency of the care system as a whole.
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What is a Holistic approach?
It takes account of a person's wider needs and seeks to meet these needs to promote health and wellbeing.
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What does Advocay allow people to do?
Express their views and concerns, so that they are taken seriously, access information and services, explore choices and options.
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What is a Whistleblower?
A person who informs on a person or organisation regarded as engaging in an unlawful or immoral activity.
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What is the CQC?
Independent regulator of all health and social care services in England.Its job is to make sure that care provided by hospitals, dentists, ambulances, care homes and services in people's own homes and elsewhere meets government standards of quality.
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What is the service user feedback?
It takes place as part of the inspection process amd can also be sued informally to monitor care through everyday feedback.
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