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