Assignment 2 Essay

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Diploma level 5 assignment 2
Adult Residential Manager

Describe how the following legislation and policies informs, impacts and affects your role - include real life examples you have dealt with to support the implementation of them.

Legislation / policies
501, 503, 504, 505, 513, 514, 517
Data Protection/confidentiality
The data protection act (1998) covers the confidential storage, retrieval, and handling of verbal written and electronic information to protect the rights of the sets out guidelines and describes what is considered to be good practice in relation to disclosing information and breached of confidentiality where this serves to protect the individual or others from harm.
In my role as a care home
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ensure safe working practices are set up and followed make sure that all materials are handled, stored and used safely provide adequate first aid facilities tell you about any potential hazards from the work you do - chemicals and other substances used by the firm - and give you information, instructions, training and supervision as needed set up emergency plans make sure that ventilation, temperature, lighting, toilet, washing and rest facilities all meet health, safety and welfare requirements check that the right work equipment is provided and is properly used and regularly maintained prevent or control exposure to substances that may damage your health take precautions against the risks caused by flammable or explosive hazards, electrical equipment, noise and radiation avoid potentially dangerous work involving manual handling (and if it can't be avoided, take precautions to reduce the risk of injury) provide health supervision as needed provide protective clothing or equipment free of charge (if risks can't be removed or adequately controlled by any other means) ensure that the right warning signs are provided and looked after report certain accidents, injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences to either the Health and Safety Executive or the local authority, depending on the type of business

503, 504, 513, 515, 517,
Mental capacity act 2005

The MCA applies to situations where a person may be unable to make a particular decision at a particular time because their

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