Health and Social Care - Dementia Essay

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KAREN CHAPMAN
THE ROLE OF THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL WORKER
(UNIT 4222-206)
UNDERSTAND WORKING RELATIONSHIPS IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE
OUTCOME 1 1. Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship
A working relationship is where you are placed with other people and work as part of team where each individual is working following professional codes of conduct, towards the achievement of shared aims and objectives. By working to a set of rules and procedures for which you’re paid, you are accountable and responsible for any mistakes and errors you make. Time limits and boundaries apply and you do not necessarily have to like the people you work with but need to keep personal opinions and feelings to
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Everyone has their own area of responsibility and is accountable for what they do. Procedures should only be carried out which you are trained and qualified to do and these will have been clearly detailed in your job description. You should never be asked or never undertake a job that you are not qualified or trained to do because you could be held accountable if anyone is injured in the process and you could put both yourself and others at risk if you do so.
KAREN CHAPMAN – UNIT 4222-206 CONT.

2. Access full and up-to-date details of agreed ways of working
Your workplace should give you clear and precise information about your roles and responsibilities. Agreed ways of working are contained in the policies and procedures for your place of work. Policies will cover all the key areas of practice such as: equal opportunities, bullying and harassment, confidentiality, data protection, supervision, environmental and provide the broad outlines for the way you should work, they set out the boundaries whereas the procedures set out the detail of how to carry out day to day activities. Your job description should dictate what duties you are responsible for. 3. Implement agreed ways of working
The policies and procedures within your

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