There are various health promotions in the UK. A Health promotion is when you educate people about certain actions that could have a serious effect on their health, which then decreases the risk of people doing things that can cause them harm. This is because they would then have more knowledge and will be able to apply the advice they were given into practice. So the main purpose of health promotions, is to raise a health awareness to the public so that preventive measures are taken, to advert in different ways what type of effects that certain actions of theirs can cause, unless they adapt to healthier lifestyles. And examples of actions that majority of health promotion campaigns are trying to stop people from doing are; smoking in general or near children, doing drugs, drinking only 3 pints of alcohol if you’re going to drive, speeding, on the phone and driving and unhealthy eating.
Task 2 7 / C.P6: Compare the influence of different health and safety laws or policies on health and social care practice in a selected setting There are several different health and safety laws and policies that vary between settings in health and social care aimed towards different legislations that must be followed, and have resulted in improvements in health and social care practice. It is important that these legislations are followed by service providers in order for them to promote safe practice and to fully understand their responsibilities under these legislations. Some of the legislations include the Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974, the Data Protection Act 1998, the Care Act 2014, the Care Standards Act 2000 and the Equality Act 2010. The Health and Safety at Work Act etc 1974 aims to ensure the health, safety and welfare to all individuals in the workplace and reducing the risk of accidents, illness, injuries and malpractice. This can include the administration, handling, storage and record of dangerous substances and the training of staff in these areas as well as in handling safety equipment to ensure health and safety.
As one of the guidelines for receiving an exempt taxation, NFP hospitals are required to report on services to help improve the community. For instance, a NFP hospital is more likely to offer preventative health education and programs to help patient stop smoking. For example, a patient may be asked to fill out a survey on the quality of care that he/she received during the course of treatment. With these examples, it shows that by providing these services to the patient, not only helps improve the patient health but, the community as a whole. As for the FP hospitals, we hope that they decide to take action towards making these types of service mandatory in the course of patient
Dear Editor, there are many reasons why it’s important to get vaccinated. One reason why it’s important to get vaccinated is because vaccines will keep your body healthy. Another reason why it’s important is because you put the health of other people at risk if you get sick. Lastly, it’s important to get vaccinated because you’re putting yourself at the risk of dying if you don’t. Vaccinations will keep your body healthy.
We as nursing vow to protect our patients from harm and that means ensuring we are taken the necessary steps to ensure we are on infecting them and causing harm. Contamination can lead to a lot of medical complications for our patients and all could be avoided if we do as the article say and ensure we clean the skin appropriately. This article was very informing. Compared to all three, I am sure I will be able to perform a intramuscular injection correctly and
Most occurring SSI can be largely avoided with EBP approaches. These strategies have been implemented in many facilities. The attention to safer surgery, SSI prevention resulted in the development of World Health Organization (WHO) Surgical Safety Standards. The intention of this strategy is to demonstrate the significance of effective communication and teamwork to evidence-based health care to prevent SSI. I plan to influence change by adhering to the implemented quality checklist encouraging an overview of the list of surgical standards.
Changes are regularly being monitored by the NHS to ensure its policies, legislation, regulations and codes of practice are suitable and precise to the changing ethnic, financial and cultural backgrounds of the population. The health and Social Care Act 2012 stands as the most common legislation guiding the health and social care field within the UK. It offers for the most widespread reorganization of the structure of the National Health Service in England. It allows policies for managers within the health and social care sector, professional responsibility which will empower them. The clients to be the center of the NHS and changing the emphasis of measurement to clinical outcomes, which is all relevant for the Fleetwood Hall Home.
Advocating for the creation and adaptation of policies to insure honesty, quality and access is part of the policy competencies (Thomas et al., 2011). By utilizing the tools in the Adaption Model, nurse practitioners can adapt health care policy across disciplines, and assess the impact globalization will have on the creation of policy. Adaptability allows for the creation of policies for a variety of patients. There are great variations in ethnicity, religion, environmental factors and rituals that must be accounted for when creating health care policy. The ability to adapt knowledge and ideas into ethical policies and practice contributes to the creation of successful and quality healthcare (Current Nursing,
Advancing nursing leadership Nursing leaders are crucial to any nursing organization. They empower, influence, motivate, and communicate the organization’s vision to create change within the organization. This discussion will define my view of an improved healthcare atmosphere, outline the steps needed to begin this transformation and review my strengths-based assessment. It will also address the role my strengths play in leveraging change and reflect on the impact these strengths has on the team’s success. An Improved Healthcare Atmosphere In today’s healthcare system, effective leadership is essential to improving outcomes.
Areas like biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, information technology, the development of medical devices and equipment, and more have all made significant contributions to improving the health of people all around the world. Medical scientists and physicians are persistently carrying out various researches and experimenting with new techniques to help prevent, diagnose, and cure diseases and also developing new drugs and medicines that can lessen symptoms or treat ailments. One of most vital ways through which technology has benefited the healthcare sector is through online databases that can accurately predict medical trends. Uses of Big Data in Healthcare: • Plan care for individuals and populations, including predictive disease management. • Define and apply best practices to reduce readmission rates.