Unit 304

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

Outcome 1. Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice.

1.1 Explain what it means to have a duty of care in your own role

Having a duty of care in my role means that I have a responsibility, as a Team Leader, to support the staff team and lead a shift as safely and smoothly as possible. Also a duty of care to the people I support in ensuring their needs are met and independence is promoted as much as possible. Ensuring the environment they live in is safe and clean by filling out cleaning rotas and keeping appropriate doors locked for supervised access. Also following all of the Codes of Practice.
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You will look at the protecting factor which is a factor that will reduce the risk and help stop the risk becoming a reality. It 's not about getting rid of the risk but helping people to understand the potential consequences and risks that come with day to day living and using the protecting factors to reduce them as much as possible.

2.3 Explain where to get additional support and advice about
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