Nvq Level 3

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FLORENCE SMYTH 09TH MARCH 2015 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE LEVEL THREE. Unit 3 ENABLE RIGHTS AND CHOICES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DEMENTIA WHILST MINIMISING RISKS 1. UNDERSTAND KEY LEGISLATION AND AGREED WAYS OF WORKING THAT SUPPORT THE FULFILMENT OF RIGHTS AND CHOICES AND THE MINIMISING OF RISK OF HARM FOR AN INVIVIDUAL WITH DEMENTIA. 1.1 EXPLAIN THE IMPACT OF KEY LEGISLATION THAT RELATES TO FULFILMENT OF RIGHTS AND CHOICES AND THE MINIMISING OF RISK OF HARM FOR AN INDIVIDUAL WITH DEMENTIA. The key legislations include , Human Rights Act 1998 , Mental Capacity Act 2005 , Adults and Incapacity Act 2000 , Mental Health Act 1995 , Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006 and Carers Equal Opportunities Act 2004.Each and every…show more content…
Trying to force him against his will would be in my eyes classed as abuse. Unfortunately when stating this fact the carer was not impressed. As health care workers we are under a legal obligation to protect an individual from any kind of abuse, whether it is physical, financial, emotional, sexual or psychological .Legislation, policies and procedures exist to promote a safer working environment and reduce the potential for risks occurring. They are tailored for the needs of each setting, known and understood by employers and employees and reviewed on a regular basis. 1.2 EVALUATE AGREED WAYS OF WORKING THAT RELATE TO RIGHTS AND CHOICES OF AN INDIVIDUAL WITH DEMENTIA. Agreed ways of working is working with an individual with their preferences, wishes and needs in mind. Each individual will have a care plan put in place giving the carer an insight to the level of support needed .All carers have a duty of care to the individuals they care for . Our role is to guide and support them and to help them live as independently as possible. It’s important that you listen to the person and never put pressure on them .It’s important that the individual is given choice and that their rights are upheld at all times .The individual must feel they can trust you to act on their behalf without agreeing to something they disagree with .If the

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