DS Duty of Care

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DS Duty of Care

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Relevant Legislation and Standards

  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous OccurrencesRegulations 2013
  • The Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002
  • The Provisions and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998
  • The Local Authority Social Services and NHS Complaints (England)Regulation 2009
  • Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care
  • Independent Regulatory Authorities
  • Patient Advice and Liaison Services (PALS)

Introduction to Duty of Care

  • Definition and Importance
  • Overview of Responsibilities
  • Impact on Health and Social Care Practice
  • The 6Cs – foundational principles of Duty of Care

Professional Codes of Practice

  • Scope of Duty of Care
  • Legal Liabilities and Accountability
  • Record-keeping and Documentation
  • Professional Boundaries and Ethics
  • Delegation
  • Principles of Delegations

Incidents, Errors, and Near Misses

  • Adverse Events, Errors, Near Misses, Incidents
  • When Things go wrong
  • Conflict and Managing Dilemmas
  • Complaints

Duty of Care

  • Key Points
  • Principles of Duty of Care
  • Case Studies
  • Advocacy and Supporting Service Users’ Rights

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