Ethics[ edit ] Ethics as applied to the medical and social care fields is a broad and important field of the study of Health and Social Care. Law and social policy[ edit ] Students require a good grounding in the legal aspects of what is required of care practitioners, and will need to have up-to-date knowledge of developments in social policyas well as knowledge of the various laws regarding rights, discriminationabusewelfare and so on.
Following a public consultation these were agreed by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing on 1 March Our aim is that non-registered services also use the Standards as a guideline for how to achieve high quality care.
Questions of confidentialityprivacy, risk taking and generally the exercise of personal choice are all ethical dilemmas encountered and processed on a daily basis in the context of social care.
This may include the study of public health, and public health campaigns such as the effects of smokingpoor diet and lack of exercise. I am fully involved in all decisions about my care and support. Ethics is also the process that health services follow in order to explore, justify and effect change - for instance if a new procedure, drug or surgical technique is being developed it must at some point be used with patients.
Health Secretary Shona Robison said: I have confidence in the people who support and care for me. The Scottish Government has been working with the Care Inspectorate, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and other partners to make changes to the draft Standards based upon the consultation responses received.
I experience a high quality environment if the organisation provides the premises. Between March and Septembera more detailed set of draft general standards were produced which were put out to public consultation in 28 October The new standards set an ambitious agenda which will challenge us to consider and show how we are delivering for the people we serve on a daily basis.
Ensuring care is provided with dignity and respect. They are also underpinned by five principles: One of the major changes is that they will now be applicable to the NHS, as well as services registered with the Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland.
The new Standards will be taken into account by the Care Inspectorate, Healthcare Improvement Scotland and other scrutiny bodies from 1 April in the inspection and scrutiny of services.
I have confidence in the organisation providing my care and support. Students need to be aware of how people grow and develop physically, and they may also be required to study a range of illnesses and treatments.
In the workplace, professional caregivers need to be able to support individuals who feel that they have been or are being treated unfairly, or who do not have access to appropriate care services for some reason. Social and educational activities[ edit ] Ideally, care workers need to make care environments not merely "tolerable", but enjoyable and fulfilling for the clients; this might involve carrying out social and educational activities with those in care.
The examination of potential positive and negative effects or outcomes, and the provision of appropriate, accessible information about these to the patient to enable informed consentis an example of applied ethics. By the means of the new Standards Scottish Care providers will join with others in making rights real for the citizens of Scotland.
The new Standards will be applied to a diverse range of services from child-minding and daycare for children in their early years, housing support and care at home for adults, to hospitals, clinics and care homes. The standards, which will be implemented on 1 Aprilwill apply to the NHS as well as services registered with the Care Inspectorate and Healthcare Improvement Scotland, and set out the standard people should expect when using health or social care services.
I am delighted that the new Health and Social Care Standards enshrine a human rights based approach to the way in which services support some of our most vulnerable citizens. I experience high quality care and support that is right for me.
Local Government will continue to work with Scottish Government and across our partners to support their implementation in all that we do. Duringa set of 5 Principles were developed with a Project Board and Development Group, in collaboration with key partners.HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE VALUES CARE VALUE BASE The care value base is a set of rules or regulations and guidelines that every care practitioner has to follow in order to provide service to their or other clients or patients.
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DHSC is a ministerial department, supported by 28 agencies. Social Security encourages you to support fathers and friends everywhere in their efforts to stay healthy. The right balance of diet, exercise, regular visits to doctors and health care providers, and overall healthy living can go a long way to help everyone remain a part of your daily life for years to come.
In the UK, Health and Social Care (often abbreviated to HSC or H&SC) is a term that relates to services that are available from health and social care providers. This is a generic term used to refer to the whole of the healthcare provision infrastructure, public and private sector.
When I was in care the system was strained. A Manchester Evening News report shows that it’s now all but broken, says Daniel Lavelle, social care and mental health journalist. Medical social services; Usually, a home health care agency coordinates the services your doctor orders for you.
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