specific responsibilites of people who work in health and social care settings

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People working in health and social care must work to a high professional standard. They must follow agreed policies and promote the health and wellbeing of those in their care:
Promoting anti-discriminatory practice regardless of religion, culture, etc. Empowering individuals, enabling them to take control of their own lives. Ensuring the safety of staff and people who they care for. Maintaining confidentiality and privacy.
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Principles of good practice are the care values base, they are found in the code of practice for health and care professionals:
General Medical Council (GMC). Nurses and Midwifery Council (NMC). Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).
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DOCTORS
Primary point of contact. Diagnose illnesses. Discuss and create a treatment plan, and prescribe medication. Monitor treatment plan. Refer to specialists.
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NURSES
Carry out medical duties. Monitor patients health. Plan individual care. Administor medication. Restore health and wellbeing.
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MIDWIVES
Support women through all stages of pregnancy to prepare them for parenthood. Antenatal and postnatal care. Deliver babies. Monitor development.
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HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS
Work alongside dpctors and nurses in GP surgeries and hospitals.Help with personal care and hygeine. Recording and taking temperature, pulse and blood pressure. Take to toilet.
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OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS
Help people to live an ordinary independent life and overcome barriers facing them. Identify issues people have in everyday life. Create solutions to the issues.
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CARE MANAGER
In control, day to day running of residential setting, provision all care. Recruit and manage staff. Contol the budgets. Ensure meet national standards. Put policies and procedures in place for staff to follow.
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CARE ASSISTANTS
Provide practical help and support to carry out day to day activities. Meet personal needs such as washing. Monitor wellbeing by liasing with other professionals. Help with household tasks.
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YOUTH WORKERS
Help the personal, social, and educational growth of people ages 11-25. Manage and monitor youth community projects. Work with families.
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SOCIAL WORKERS
Help a wide range of people find solutions to problems. Protect vunlerable people from harm and abuse. Help live independently. Support children living apart from families and foster carers.
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SUPPORT WORKERS
Provide care support to range of service users in homes, centres and residential care. Vary duites depending on wishes of individual. Help live independently.
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General Medical Council (GMC). Nurses and Midwifery Council (NMC). Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

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Principles of good practice are the care values base, they are found in the code of practice for health and care professionals:

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Primary point of contact. Diagnose illnesses. Discuss and create a treatment plan, and prescribe medication. Monitor treatment plan. Refer to specialists.

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Carry out medical duties. Monitor patients health. Plan individual care. Administor medication. Restore health and wellbeing.

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Support women through all stages of pregnancy to prepare them for parenthood. Antenatal and postnatal care. Deliver babies. Monitor development.

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