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Assignment 204

Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Assignment composition

Assignment overview In this assignment, you will demonstrate your understanding of what is meant by the term ‘duty of care’. You will consider the types of dilemma that you may arise in adult social care work, and find out where to get advice and support to handle these. You will look at how to respond to complaints, making sure you know and follow agreed procedures.

Tasks There are three tasks to this assignment. A Letter B Case Studies C Short answer questions

This is a summary of the evidence required for the unit. Task A Task name Letter Learning outcomes covered 1.1, 1.2

B

Case Studies

2.1, 2.2

C

Short answer questions

3.1, 3.2

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Assignment 204

Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Assignment mark sheet
Candidate name Centre name Candidate number Centre number

Task A B C

Evidence Letter Case studies Short answer questions

Results Passed Y/N Passed Y/N

Total marks available 6 Mark Achieved Passed Y/N I can confirm that the evidence listed for this unit is my own work and was carried out under the conditions and context specified in the assessment specification. Candidate signature Date

I confirm that the candidate has achieved all the requirements of this unit with the evidence listed and the assessment was conducted under the specified conditions and context, and is valid, authentic, reliable, current and sufficient. Tutor / assessor signature Quality assurance co-ordinator signature (where applicable) External verifier signature (where applicable) Date Date Date

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Assignment 204

Introduction to duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings

Tasks
Task A Letter

Write a letter to a friend who is thinking of working in the care profession. In the letter, you must describe: Ai Aii what is meant by the term “duty of care”; how the duty of care affects the work that you do as a social care worker.

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Task B Case Study Read the following case studies and answer the related questions.

Case Study One You are a support worker for Mrs Ahmed who is 89, physically frail and lives alone. She has diabetes. Mrs Ahmed wants to eat foods that are not suitable for her medical condition, and asks you to shop for her as she is not able to get to the shop herself. Bi Describe the difficulties for you in exercising your duty of care and upholding Mrs Ahmed’s right to choose.

Bii

Where could you go to get advice, information and support to deal with the dilemma?

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Case Study Two Leon Quashie lives in supported housing. He has learning disabilities. You are his support worker. Leon tells you that he has a new friend who comes to his home and plays on his games console. A few days later you notice that the games console is missing. Leon tells you his new friend has borrowed it. Biii Describe the difficulties for you in exercising your duty of care to Leon and upholding his rights.

Biv

Where could you go to get advice and support on how to ensure you uphold Leon’s rights but also follow your own duty of care?

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Task C Short answer questions

See 204 question booklet.

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