208 Task a Essay
You are planning an outing with a group of individuals. Some of the individuals need assistance with using the toilet, eating and drinking, and with their medication.
Prepare a plan for all social care workers and helpers to follow. Your plan should include the following information.
Ai – A description of four different examples of accidents and/or sudden illnesses should occur
Asthma Attack – An asthma attack is a sudden worsening of asthma symptoms caused by the tightening of muscles around the airways. During an asthma attack, the lining of the airways also become swollen or inflamed and thicker mucus, more than normal, is produced. All of these factors, cause symptoms of an asthma attack such as difficulty breathing, …show more content…
It is important to follow the care plan and communicate with each individual when assisting and moving as moving them incorrectly may cause them to be injured or discomfort. You need to inform and discuss with the person in concern about how to be moved, provide help and equipment when required.
Av – An outline of staff responsibilities for medication in a social care setting
Doctors are responsible for prescribing medication. Managers are responsible for providing training, policy and procedures in handling and administering medication. The staff team are responsible for giving and making sure that the service users are taking the medication. The service user is responsible for ensuring that they follow the medication guidance by the doctor.
Avi – A brief description of the agreed procedures for;
Obtaining – By asking friends, family, GP or any other people involved with the care of the service user. Medication can be obtained via the GP.
Storing – On a computer, personal folder, care plan, etc. Store medication in a safe place where it will not be damaged and stored in the correct atmosphere and temperature.
Administering – As directed by GP
Recording – On medication form
The medication needed for the outing
Avii – An explanation of why the social care workers accompanying the individuals on the outing