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Unit 4222-304 principles for implementing duty of care in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 1.1To have a duty of care in my own work role means that I provide the children in my care with a warm, safe and caring environment also ensure that all their needs are meet such as a healthy diet, physical and mental development, any personal care needs they require, ensure they attend education, any medical appointments. I also make sure I am there to listen to and advise when needed to any concerns or worries of the children in my care. I provide care and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to ensure the children are happy, healthy and safe.

1.2 Duty of care contributes to safeguarding or protection of individuals in many ways. It can contribute to my safeguarding and protection because the company I work for has a duty of care to me, they must provide me with advice and support when needed, keep me updated with policies, procedures and any new developments. Also provide me with up to date and suitable training. All this will result in me being able to perform and provide the best care possible for the children in placement, which in turn ensures the safeguarding and protection of the children and myself.

2.1 Potential conflicts or dilemmas can arise between duty of care and an individual’s rights when maybe the individual is considered not capable or has not got enough understanding to make a safe decision or where the individual wants to do something or go somewhere that your duty of care does not allow . Another example is an individual not wanting to take their medication, it is my duty of care to ensure they take their medication but also my duty of care to respect the individuals rights, in this situation I would encourage and advise the individual to take medication and provide an explanation why they should take it but also force them, give them a bit of time and offer medication again later, in the case of them not

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