Rights

How do professionals support the right of individuals having dignity?
Promoting good communication, which demonstrates respect and maintains this right
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What is an example of dignity in practice?
Assistance in personal hygiene- providing the individual with a button to press if they require assistance
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How do professionals support the right of individuals having independence?
Supported by the Mental Health Act; if mentally capable, the individual has a right to participate in decisions regarding their care
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What is an example of independence in practice?
When making decisions about their medication- they need to know all of the side effects
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How do professionals support the right of allowing individuals to express their needs&preferences?
Not jumping to assumptions and asking the individual
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What is an example of expressing needs and preferences in practice?
Each individual should have a file that contains this information
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How do professionals support the right of safety and security?
Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA) 1974
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What is an example of safety and security in practice? (1)
Individuals can't feel like they are trapped or being held against their will-especially when dealing with severe mental health issues- doors will need to be controlled
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What is an example of safety and security in practice? (2)
Not having any sharp edged tables, or just making sure that practitioner support is always available/suitable i.e. practitioner- client ratio
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What is an example of safety and security in practice? (3)
In childcare settings, sockets will be covered, there will be stairgates and chemicals will be locked away, etc.
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What is an example of safety and security in practice? (4)
Fire exists made clear
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What is an example of safety and security in practice? (5)
Staff having safety training
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How do professionals support the right of equality?
This is often outlined in the institutions/sectors codes of practice. it is also promoted through Human Rights and Equality Act
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What is an example of equality in practice?
A practitioner should accept tehir clients needs and promote them, e.g. if they are physically disabled, they should encourage the individual to be as independent as possible
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How do professionals support freedom from discrimination?
Always making sure that how a practitioner behaves, talks and involves clients in activities is fair and accessible to all
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What is an example of freedom from discrimination in practice?
Promoting anti-discrimination practices
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