Unit 2- Working in health and social care

A:Name the responsibilties of doctors and ifferent types of doctors...
Diagnosing illness, administering drugs, monitoring peoples conditions. Paediatricion (under 16), cardiologist (heart), practitioners (highly qualified nurses), psychiatrist (mental health), neonatal (babies), geriatricians (elderlu.)
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A:Name some different types of nurses...
District, paediatric, mental health, practice, health visitor, neonatal, adult, learning disability
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A:Name some qualities needed for a nurse...
communication skills, emotional stability, empathy, flecibility, attention to detail, interpersonal skills, physical endurance, problem solving skills, quick response and respect.
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A:What is the professional register for a nurse...
NMC- Nursing Midwifery Council.
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A:Name some responsibilities for a nurse...
Gain trust and confidence, write patient care plans, carry out routine investigations, educate patients on their health, Advocate on behalf of the patient, assist with tests, check and administer drugs/ injections, respond quickly to emergencies
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A:Name some responsibilties of a midwive and where they work...
They support women by providing postnatal and antinatal care. They work at hospitals, peoples homes and clinics.
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What is a healthcare/ assistant, their duties and where would they work...
Unqualified but highly skilled and great interpersonal skills.Under the supervison of a qaulified nurse. They work at care homes, hospititals and GP practices. Duties include taking temp, blood pressure, personal care, sovcial care.
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What is a social worker...
They support basicaly anyone who is vulnerable. They work in care homes, the community, hospitals, peoples homes and prisons.
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A:What is a occupational therapist...
They support people of all ages who struggle with practical routine of daily life (e.g. washing,cooking) They work in homes, GP Practices, residential and care homes, prisons and hospitals.
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A:What is a youth worker...
They support young people between 11-25 years old. They support young people to live life to their full and achieve their potential. They work in schools, colleges, voluntary organisations and youth zones.
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A:What is a care assistant...
They support people with learning difficulties, dementia, RTA, special needs and the elderly. They provide practical support to indivudals with learning or physical disabilities to help them with daily living.
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A:What is a care manager...
They have a leadership role within a residential care setting which includes management of staff, budget and waulity of care.
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A:What is a support worker...
They are similar to a healthcare assistant but they work under supervison of physiotherapists, occupational therapists and social workers by providing support to impliment care plans within the family.
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A:What is Domicilary care...
Having your care at home
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A:Who provides support in rehabilitation...
Physiotherapist, occupational therapist, counsellor, psychotherapist.
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A:Name some equipment/ adaptions that can be used to support people being more independent...
walking sticks/frames, tripose, wheelchairs, adapted shopping trolleys, stair lifts, adapted cars, wet rooms, railings, kidney dialysis machines at home, oxygen mask at home, commodes
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A:What does prejudice, discrimination and equality mean...
P- making a pre-judgement on someone without knowing them. D- Treating people less faurable. E- Treating everyone equally.
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A:What does diversity, rights and empowerment mean...
D- Something that is different. R- Something you're entitled to. E- Empowering people to be strong and brave
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A:What is the Human Rights Act 1998...
Gives people the right to life, freedom from torture and slavery, liberty and secruity, respect for a private and family life, freedom on thought and speech, religion, marriage, protection of property, education
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A:What are the protected characertistics of the equality act 2010...
Age, Disability, Gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregancy and maternity, race, religion, sex, sexual orintation
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A:What is the lone workers policy...
Protects workers from harm and provides additional protection for service users.
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A:What is the correct way to deal with conflict...
Never resort to aggressive behaviour, listen carefully, try to see both sides of the issue, stay calm
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A:Name the 7 key principles that under-pin all H&S care professionals...
promtoing communication and relationships, promoting anti-discmrinitary practice, maintaining confidentiality, promoting indivudals righ to dignity, acknowloging indivudals personal beliefs, protecting indivuals from abuse, providing indivualised car
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A:What are these councils- GMC, GDC,SSSC,NMC,HCPC.
GMC(General medical council) GDC (General dental council), SSSC (scottish social services council) NMC, HCPC (Health & care professionals council)
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A:What is a multi-disciplinary team...
Different subject specialists working together on the same person.
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A:What does whistleblowing mean...
Reporting an employee for poor or dangerous practice.
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A:What is a holistic approach...
Addressing the needs of the whole person (PIES)
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A:What is the role of the CQC..
The care quality commision inspects and examines health and soical care provisions
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A:What is the role of OFSTED...
Office for standards in education inspectes education provisons.
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A:What is the role of NICE...
National Institute of clinical excellence provides infomation and guidance to health and social care professionals
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A:What is the role of HSE...
Health and safety executives regulate work related health, safety and secruity.
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A:What is a risk...
The liklihood that someone may be harmed
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A:What is a hazard...
Anythign with the potential to harm.
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A:What is a risk assesment...
Identifying the level and consequences of a risk.
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A:What is involved in the care planning cycle...
Assess the needs, plan and agree on the most approptaite care, implement the plan, monitor effectiveness of the plan, review and evaluate, ammend the plan as necessary.
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A:What are 12 Activites of daily living...
Maintaing a safe environment, communication, breathing, eating/drinking, elimination (tolielt), washing/dressing, controlling temp, mobilization, working/playing, expressing/sexuality, sleeping, death/dying.
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B:Name some examples of primary healthcare...
Dentist, doctors and opticions.
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B:Name some examples of secondary healthcare...
Hospital services
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B:Name some examples of Tertiary healtcare...
Specialised unites (spinal)
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B:What are NHS foundation trusts...
health, mental health and community
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B:What are public sector services...
National health service (NHS)
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B:What are private sector services...
Indiviudual healthcare that you pay for with your own money e.g. plastic surgeory
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B:What are voluntary sector services...
Support groups etc.
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B:What is a self referral...
Phoning the doctor yourself
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B:What is a third party referal...
someone else phones/ contacts the doctor for you
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B:What is a professional refferal...
A professional refers you to another department.
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B:Name advantages and disadvantages of personal budgets...
A- remain control of your own care, independence, employ your own staff, promotes other services. D-more responsibility, find people you trust,
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B:Name some barriers to access...
Language differences, resources, communication differences, inconvenient locations, financial
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C:What are the 6 key settings in which care happens...
hospitals/clinics, GP surgeries, hospices, residential/nursing homes, at home, the workplace
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C:What things need to be done prior to surgeory...
pre-assesment, policies & procedures followed, infomation given/questions answered, appropraite language used, needs &preferences respected, medication, notes, preperation, recovery,care plans, discharged
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C:Name some mental health disorders...
Depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, eating disoders, PTSD, bipolar disorder, dementia, post natal depression, psychosis, self hamring
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C:What is the 4 main providers of care...
Family/friends, NHS, charities, private sectors
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C:What are some barriers to recieving care for ill mental health...
May not regard themselves as having a problem, stigma, concern it may affect their job prospects, worry about loosing friends, not knowing how to seek help
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C:Name some needs of a service user...
safety, privacy, confidentiality, comfort, pain management, choices and control, involvement of family/significant others
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C:What needs may a child/todler have...
will have difficulty understanding due to immature communication, can be afraid of strangers and equipment, immature immune systems,
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C:What needs may the elderly have...
may have changes in brain structure resultig in slower intellectual and physical reactions, poor memory,physical challenges, loss of muscle mass, disturbed sleep pattens, weak immune systenms, reduced bone density
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A:Name some different types of nurses...


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A:Name some qualities needed for a nurse...


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A:What is the professional register for a nurse...


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A:Name some responsibilities for a nurse...


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