Task B Reflective Account

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Assignment 304 Principles for implementing duty of care in health , social care or children's and young people's settings

Task B Reflective Account

BI – Describe two situations which demonstrate a conflict or dilemma between exercising a duty of care and the rights of an individual

Conflict and dilemmas may arise between the duty of care and individuals rights could be staff having a difference of opinion over an service user for example a staff member believing that they have seen signs of abuse and then another staff member denying this assumptions, this then can lead to conflict betweens the staff members and the individuals family/ carers if the members of staff involved any other agencies such as social services , GP , health
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You should always allow an individual their independence but also be aware of the risks involved when doing so.
When working with children , on a day to day basis they are always acquiring new skills and challenging themselves , taking risks in doing so. Children love exploring and when they see something that could be dangerous , they love taking the risk, so it is important as a teacher or assistant to manage the risks but also allowing them to explore for themselves , this is showing best practice cause not only are you letting the individuals acquire new life skills and challenge risky situations you are allowing them their independence but also manage the risks that they are about to take before they happen so that no one is going to come to any harm.

BIII – Explain where a social care worker can find advice , support and information relating to conflicts and dilemmas in adult social care.

There are several ways that care workers can find support and advice relating to conflicts and dilemmas these can include:
Their manager – Your manager would be your first porta call

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