A1 roles and responsibilities for H&SC professionals

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  • Created on: 04-02-19 19:16
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  • Roles and responsibilities of people working in HSC
    • DOCTOR
      • mainly work in surgeries or local communities
      • diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent illnesses
      • provide prescriptions for treatment and arrange preventative care, such as flu jabs
      • refer patients to other professionals, such as specialist doctors / therapists
    • NURSE
      • support doctors in practice
      • must be caring
      • work to restore health and well being
      • provide medical nursing care for patients at the hospital, at home or in other settings
    • MIDWIFE
      • monitor prenatal development and the health of mothers and baby
      • provide necessary care and information for before and after childbirth
      • provide you and baby with professional care and services during the first 6 weeks after delivery
    • HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT
      • assist in clinical duties
      • work alongside midwives or nurses
      • communicate with patients, parents and carers
      • check and order supplies
    • SOCIAL WORKERS
      • give parents advice
      • take children into care if parents aren't deemed "fit"
      • work alongside families that are struggling
      • make sure children are safe from harm
      • work with children or adults who are vulnerable
    • OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS
      • provide care for people without taking their independence
      • help people of all ages carry out day to day tasks
      • identify issues and come out with practical solutions
    • YOUTH WORKERS
      • help young people reach their potential
      • help guide and support young people through personal, social and emotional development
    • CARE MANAGERS
      • responsible for administrative tasks within the care home
    • CARE ASSISTANT
      • maintain confidential records
      • create and maintain relationships with residents
      • listen to residents concerns
      • provide physical and emotional support
    • SUPPORT WORKERS
      • implement care plans
      • follow instructions of health and social care professionals

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