Role and Responsibilities

Doctor

Roles 

Provide ongoing care

Provide preventative care

Caring for unwell patients

Responsibilities

Diagnose and individuals illness

Prescribe the correct medication

Discuss and agree on a treatment plan and monitor the impact 

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Nurse

Roles

Advocate and care for individuals

Support patient through health and illness

Responsibilities

Observe and record the patient's condition

Check and administer medications and injections

Set up drips and transfusions

Maintain patient records

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Midwife

Roles

Antenatal care- During the pregnancy

Postnatal care- After the pregnancy

Responsibilities

Monitor and observe the mother and baby's health

maintain records

help ease pain during labour

deliver the baby

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Occupational therapist

Roles

Work with people who are having difficulty carrying out day-to-day tasks

Help them overcome barriers with their daily routine

Responsibilities 

Washing and bathing

Housework

Cooking

Shopping

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Social worker

Role

To protect vulnerable individuals who are vulnerable fromsafeguarding concerns

Support vulnerable individuals to be independent

Responsibilities

Identify those at risk

Keeping records up to date

Taking legal action where necessary

Liaising and making referrals to other agencies

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Youth worker

Roles

Help young people reach their full potential

Support them to become responsible members of society

Responsibilities 

Organise residential trips and projects

Deliver programmes aimed at young people's concerns

Communicate with parent and careers

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Support worker

Roles

Identify the support needed

Implement a care plan

Work closely under the provision of other health care professionals

Responsibilities 

Provide support with;

-parenting skills

-financial management

-domestic skills

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Health care assistant

Roles

Checking and ordering supplies

Assisting with clinical duties

Promote a healthy and positive lifestyle

Responsibilities 

Makes beds

Serve meals and assist with feeding is necessary

Taking patients to the toilet

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Care manager

Roles

Key leadership role

Manage the provision of care

Handle and investigate complaints

Responsibilities 

Manage the budget

Ensuring the quality of care is being met

Ensuring staff training is up to date

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