Principles: Discrimination and Social Care

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Principles in Health & Social Care!

In this part of my assignment I have been asked to explain own role, responsibilities, accountabilities and duties in the context of working with those within and outside the health and social care workplace, I have to evaluate my own contribution to the development and implementation of health and social care organisational policy and to make recommendations to develop my own contributions to meeting good practice requirements. Stress is defined as the “non specific response of the body to any demand for change”. It was coined by Hans Selye in 1936. A highly subjective phenomenon. There are many signs of having/getting stress; Physical, Psychological, Behavioural and Emotional. Physical Signs of Stress: the physical signs of stress are tiredness, weight loss or gain, hair loss, wrinkles, bad skin or acne, headaches constantly, being sick, frequent cold/flu, panic attacks and dizziness. Psychological signs of stress: the psychological signs of stress are worrying, anger, feeling insecure, inability to concentrate, memory lapses, easily distracted, less intuitive or creative and depression and anxiety. Behavioural signs of stress: the behavioural signs of stress are no time for relaxation or pleasurable activities, prone to accidents/forgetfulness, increased reliance on alcohol, smoking, caffeine, workaholic, and poor time management, self neglect/change in appearance, social withdrawal and relationship problems. Emotional Signs of Stress: the emotional signs of stress are being tearful, irritable, mood swings, extra sensitive to critism, defensive, feeling out of control, lack of motivation, angry/frustrated and lack of confidence. Your roles, responsibilities, duties and accountabilities with reference to stress are to always have good time management. This gives your boss and other staff members good attitude towards you and this will also allow to have time and not to be stress about starting your shift. In your setting, or at home, you should always be aware of your own stress or other peoples stress and are able to recognise stress in the workplace or outside work. You should never bring your stress into work or work stress home. Stress is accountable to NISCC, you, service users and staff. Your roles, responsibilities, duties and accountabilities with reference to supervision are to have good time management. The client’s records always have to be up to date every time the doctor visits, they go into hospital, they are on different prescriptions, they have to have their meals changed or they have been diagnosed. The care workers should always record if the client slept all night and ate all their meals. You should always be organised and prepared for patients and clients. Try not to be afraid to ask questions if you are stuck on what to do. Supervision is accountable to yourself, service users and staff. My recommendations that I can make for myself with regard to stress is when dealing with stress, I try my best to clear my head by putting my earphones in, blocking out the world and going for a big walk. Taking a lovely bubble bath also relaxes me and going through things in my head and to be up to date on my coursework and try not to let my coursework build up. My recommendations that I can make for myself with regard to supervision is to always be organised and to be prepared. I should always consult my supervisor/teacher when I have a problem in hand and not to be scared of asking questions to understand things more. I should always try my best to participate in almost everything my supervisor/teacher gives me. Honesty is always the best medicine and to be open to critism. In this part of my assignment I have been asked to explain the theories that underpin health and social care practice, analyse how social process impact on users of health and social care services and to evaluate the effectiveness of inter-professional working that are involved with migrant...
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