unit 2 LA.A

roles of a general practitioner?
preventative care, care for unwell people, carry out simple surgical procedures
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where might a doctor be based?
hospital, local health centre
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what does PREVENTative care include?
vaccinations, advice on issues
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what do oncologists specialise in?
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what do paediatricians specialise in?
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what are the 7 types of nursing?
practice, school, learning disability, adult, mental health, children, health visitor
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what is the role of a health visitor?
provide support for families in early stages of child's life (0-5yrs)
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what is the role of a midwife?
support women through pregnancy, deliver babiesin maternity department, help families prepare for parenthood, provide support at local clinics - GP practices - homes & children's centres
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what is the role of a social worker?
safeguard vulnerable people from harm, support people of all ages thrigh difficult times, help people live INDEPENDENTLY, provide services for adults and children
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what age do youth workers support?
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where does an occupational therapist work?
people's homes, GP practices, nursing homes
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what are 7 policies that may be in place in a care setting?
health and safety policy, equality and diversity policy, medication policy, safeguarding policy, DBS referral policy, complaints policy, death of residents policy
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5 strategies that may be used to support people who are ill
prescribing medication, radiotherapy, support for lifestyle change, surgery, organ transplant
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5 specialist support agencies
Age UK, Youngmind, Alzheimer's society, Mind, The Royal National Institute for the Blind
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what is the purpose of rehabilitation?
enable person to recover from illness/accident, enable to live INDEPENDENTLY
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mobility aids to remain inependence
walking sticks/ frames, wheelchairs, adapted shopping trolleys, stair lift, adapted cars and bathing aids
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technology to remain independence
adapted computers, signers/ communicators, wheelchair access, additional time in exams and enlarged text
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what is domiciliary care?
support people living in their own home and provide personal care
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what religious and cultural differences must you be aware of?
muslims and hindus normall prefer to wash in running water not bath, vegetarians do not eat fish - meat or meat based products e.g jelly, hindus do not eat beef, allergies
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what are 5 key principles of good practice? 1,2&3
1. promoting anti-discriminatory practice - this meets all needs of all people, 2. empower individuals and ensure they make decisions and take control, 3. ensure saftey of staff and people who they care for
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what are 5 key principles of good practice? 4&5
4. maintain confidentiality and privacy, 5. promote goof communciation between carers and their clients
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who guides codes of practice? NEED TO KNOW!
general medical council (GMC), nursing & midwifery council (NMC), health & care professionals council (HCPC)
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the Equality Act prevents discrimination based on?
age, marriage, pregnancy & maternity, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, race, religion, sex
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the Human Rights Act 1998 guarantees a individual the right to? (5)
life, freedom from torture, freedom from slavery, liberty & security of person, freedom of expression
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the Human Rights Act 1998 guarantees a individual the right to? (5)
respect for a private and family life, freedom of thought and religion, access to education, peaceful enjoyment of possessions
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what does anti-discriminatory practice look like? (3)
address their own prejudices and adapt behavbiours to ensure client needs are met, understand & meet the individual needs of all SUs, celebrate the contribution of a wide & diverse society
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what does anti-discriminatory practice look like? (2)
actively challenge both intentional & unintentional discrimination against clients & patients, ensuring setting is welcoming & accessible
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how can you adapt provision to meet needs?
wheelchair ramps, number of different language info for people who don't speak English, written & visual communication, dietary requirements for religions
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what does empowerment mean and why is it important?
service users take full part in discussions and decisions about personal care and treatment
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what are you protected by if you work in domiciliary and have to deal with conflict?
lone workers policy
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when dealing with conflict, what should you do?
listen carefully, don't resort to agressive behaviour, stay calm, try to see both sides of the argument
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what is the health and safety work act (1974)
it governs the requirements of employers and employees to ensure they maintain a safe working environment
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what must employers do to ensure the safety of workers?
ensure the organisation has robust health & safety policy & that someone has official responsibility for it & safety in that setting, undertake risk assessment to identify the risks & hazards at the workplace and take action to reduce the likelines..
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what must employers do to ensure the safety of workers? continued
of harm & injury, up to date info on issues, health & safety equipment to carry out prodedures and treatments, h&s training, record all incidents
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what is a risk assessment and what are the 4 steps?
identify the hazards in the setting or in an activity, using the SU, staff, volunteers & other volunteers, evaluate the level of risk (1-4) - 1 being lowest, identify ways to limit risk, actions to minimise risk
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what is safeguarding?
if a child or vulnerable adult shares info that raises concerns about their personal safety or they disclose that they are being abused - follow the settings safeguarding policies
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what are some procedures to minimise the spread of inflection
clean equipement, safe handling of waste & disposal
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what type of waste goes in the yellow bag?
clinical waste
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what type of waste goes in the blue bag?
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how would you clean up bodily fluids safely?
sluice drain
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what has to be recorded when incidents occur?
name, incident (-date -time -location), record of treatment given,
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what is the format of the complaint procedure?
investigation (swiftly & efficiently), know outcome, receive compensation if necessary
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what are the 8 key principles of the data protection act (1998)
accurate, up to date, honest, only used for reasons given, not passed on, not kept longer than needed, safe & secure, laws
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what is the care certificate 2015?
new appointed health & social care members who are not members of regulatory body, care assistants, support workers, voluntary, provide standards
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what is multi-disciplinary working?
different care professionals work together as a team to promote wellbeing of SUs
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what does holistic mean?
professionals work together
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what does whistleblowing mean?
service user protection = press, managment, disclose bad service
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how do settings access feedback?
meetings, questionnaires
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what do paediatricians specialise in?


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