Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Understand what is required for competence in own work role
1. Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role
To assist service user or individual in the care home with everyday tasks such as washing, toileting, dressing, eating, drinking. To assist with mobility and disability. To help in the promotion of mental and physical activity through talking and reading with them, encourage them to do what they can do in order to promote their independents. Follow policies and procedure at all times and report any changes to service user’s health or circumstances.
2. Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards.
There are two main standards that I am expected to be able to comply with.
The National Minimum standards
The purpose of these standards is set to out the national minimum training standards for health care support workers and adult social care workers in Wales. These standards define the minimum you should know, irrespective of your individual work role. Often you will gain knowledge during a period of induction in the first weeks or months of your employment. While meeting these minimum standards is not the same as being competent in your role, they do provide the foundation for safe and effective practice. The standards do not seek to set out competences for workers, but correspond to the underpinning knowledge within the core competences for healthcare support workers and adult social care workers.
The National Occupational standards
These apply across the whole UK, and explain what you need to know and be able to do in order to work effectively in social care. Should be able to demonstrate competence in these areas that’s why the management in our nursing home are making sure we have enough training and support in order to be more competence in our job....
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