The objective of this module is to assist student understand the importance in the standard of service delivered to users of services and its impact on promoting independence and maximizing their choice and rights. Students will learn about relevant legislation, policies and practises, and how they contribute to organisational systems regarding the design and review services that promote independence in service users.
Students will understand the factors that affect participation, independence, choice and methods on how to asses risk and safety measures. In addition, students would be able to enhance their knowledge on administration of medication to users of services and examine strategies that are available to promote the best possible outcome for services users.
This unit is designed to explore how to empower individuals using health and social care services in order to maximise their independence.
1.1 Explain how current legislation and sector skills standards influence organisational policies and practices for promoting and maximising the rights of users of health and social care services
1.2 Analyse factors that may affect the achievement of promoting and maximising the rights of users of health and social care services
1.3 Analyse how communication between care workers and individuals contribute to promoting and maximising the rights of users of health and social care service
2.1 Explain factors that may contribute to loss of independence, non-participation and social exclusion for vulnerable people
2.2 Analyse how organisational systems and processes are managed to promote participation and independence of users of health and social care services
2.3 Analyse the tensions that arise when balancing the rights of the individual to independence and choice against the care provider`s duty to protect
3.1 Use a case study from a health or social care setting to indentify the extent to which individuals are at risk of harm
3.2 Analyse the effectiveness of policies, procedures and managerial approach within a health or social care setting for promoting the management of risks
4.1 Review current legislation, codes of practice and policy that apply to the handling of medication
4.2 evaluate the effectiveness of policies and procedures within a health and social care setting for admistering medication