Unit 11 Essay

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UNIT 11 /SHC34
PRINCIPLES FOR IMPLEMENTING DUTY OF CARE IN HEALTH, SOCIAL CARE OR CHILDRENS AND YOUNG PEOPLES SETTINGS
TASK 1 TO LEARNING OUTCOME 1 ASSESMENT CRITERIA 1.1, 1.2, 1.1 To have a duty of care means to be accountable for the children and young people in your care by e.g. exercising authority, managing risks, working safely, safeguarding children and young people, monitoring own behaviour and conduct, maintaining confidentiality, storing personal information appropriately, reporting concerns and allegations, making professional judgments, maintaining professional boundaries, avoiding favoritisms, maintaining high standards of conduct outside the professional role.
Working with children brings significant
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Young people may have their individual rights but we as carers also have a duty of care to ensure they are making the right choices. This puts us in a dilemma and poses a conflict between their rights and the duty of care we have for them. 2.2
Some potential conflicts or dilemmas that may arise
Example of potential conflict or dilemma unsafe behaviour such as alcohol abuse or drug use How to manage the risk offer help and advice listen to them notify parents/carers Where to get additional support and advice Refer them to the right organisations that help children/young adults

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