Health and social care Unit 2

What are the responsibility of a General Practitioner?
They: •Respond to health problems represented by patients including taking their history, diagnosis, investigation, treatment. •Provide prescription for treatment and a range of preventative care such as vaccination. •Make referrals
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What are the responsibility of a Hospital Doctor?
They: •Diagnose, treat, monitor and prevent illness in specialist areas such as cardiology. •Communicate with other professional like nurses to carry out the treatment. •Contribute the ongoing patient care.
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What are the responsibility of a Nurse?
They: •Monitor and care for the daily chronic and acute medical needs of patients •Support doctors in giving treatment and prescribed drugs •Work to restore health and wellbeing.
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What are the responsibility of a Midwife?
They: •Monitor the parental development and health of mothers and babies. •Deliver the baby • Provide postnatal care •Provide antenatal care
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What are the responsibility of a Health Care Assistant?
They: •Observe, monitor and record patient. This can be by taking the patient temperature, pulse, respiration and weight. •Communicating with patient, relatives and carers. • Personal care which can include preventing infections and personal hygiene.
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What are the responsibility of a Occupational Therapist?
They: •Identify issues people may have in everyday life such as with dressing, shopping or working. •Help people to work out practical solutions.
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What are the responsibility of a Care Manager?
They: •Recruit and manage staff •Control the budget •Are responsible for ensuring that the services in the care setting meet National Care Standards •Put policies and procedures in place and make sure they are adhered to.
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What are the responsibility of a Care Assistant?
They: •Meet personal needs, such as washing, toileting, dressing and feeding • Assist in monitoring health and wellbeing by liaising with other professionals •Help with transport, household tasks and taking people shopping.
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What are the responsibility of a Social Worker?
They: •protect vulnerable people from harm or abuse •help people to live independently •support children who live apart from their families, and support their foster carers and adopters
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What are the responsibility of a Youth Worker?
They: • manage and administer youth and community projects and resources • monitor and review the quality of local youth work provision, and work with families and carers • Support individuals in other settings, including drinking drugs, violence
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What are the responsibility of a Support Worker?
They: •vary their duties depending on the needs and wishes of the individual •support individuals' overall comfort and wellbeing, under supervision of professionals •help people who need care and support to live as independently as possible
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What do we mean by ‘providing preventative care’ and ‘health education’?
This is care and education that aims to ensure people remain healthy and are aware of factors that can lead to illness and poor health.
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Can you give two examples of a screening program?
Any two of: Eye Test Screening, Cervical/ Bowel - Cancer, Ante-natal Screening tests, Neonatal - PKU
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Can you give two examples of a vaccination program?
Any two of: HPV/ Cervical cancer, MMR ,Teenage Booster, Tetanus/ Rabies – Travel vaccinations
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 Give FOUR examples of preventative care and health education services provided at a GP surgery.
• Range of Travel Immunisation/ Travel Vaccinations (NHS and cost) •Adult Immunisation (diphtheria, tetanus and polio) •Antenatal Clinic • Asthma clinic •Cervical Screening clinic (SMEAR) •Health Screening (diet, alcohol and smoking)
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What's the difference between health care and social care settings/ service?
Health care – helps people to stay healthy/ preventative measures Diagnosing and providing treatment Social care – helps people to remain independent and be part of a community.
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Identify three health care settings.
Hospital, GP, Clinics, Home
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Identify three Social care settings.
Residential care, Daycare Centres, Domiciliary Care
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Can you identify equipment which can help increase mobility?
Mobility aids can include: •Walking sticks •Walking frames – tripods/ tetrapod's •Wheelchairs – manual or electric •Adapted shopping trolleys •Stair lifts •Adapted cars, or other motorised transport
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Can you identify Appliances that support daily living activities?
•special cutlery with thick, light handles that are easy to hold for people with arthritis •feeding cups or angled straws for drinks •egg cups and plates with suctioned bottoms
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Can you identify Equipment for personal hygiene?
•Walk-in baths •Showers suitable for the use of wheelchair users •Non-slip bathmats •Bath and shower seats •Hand rails •Bath lifts and hoists •Adapted taps •Bedpans and commodes •Female sand male urinals
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Within the Care Planning Cycle what does the approach involved? (HINT: there are three main points)
•Assessing individual health care needs •Agreeing care plan – promoting service user health and well-being •Evaluating the effectiveness of care implemented.
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What does the term ‘empowerment mean’?
Empowerment means ensuring that service users take a full part in discussions and decisions about their personal care and treatment.
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What do we mean when we say ‘promoting individualised care’?
•Meeting clients specific needs – treating them all fairly and equally based on their individual needs •Practitioners must gain clients consent before carrying out procedure/ treatment/ other arrangements for their care. •Services users empowered
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Why is it important to promote and support individuals’ rights to dignity and independence.
•Empowering service users – they are more likely to be treated as individuals. •Needs and preferences will be known and respectfully considered. •Promoting and supporting individuals’ rights to dignity and independence
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What support is available for individuals (who need health and social care services) to express their needs and preferences.
•Translators and interpreters •Signers •Advocates •Family and friends
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How should professionals deal with conflict in specific health and social care settings?
•listen carefully •stay calm •never resort to aggressive behaviour •try and see both sides of the argument or issue
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