Safeguarding is protecting people's health, wellbeing and human rights, and enabling them to live free from harm, abuse and neglect. Abuse comes in many forms, for example, physical, sexual, verbal, financial, emotional, discriminatory abuse and neglect and working in substance misuse it is important for me to protect individuals against safeguarding issues, such as blood borne viruses, drug awareness, drug dealing, sex working, domestic violence, neglect to others and self-neglect. I have worked with vulnerable adults, who are or may be in need of community care services due to mental or other disability, age or illness, and who are or may be unable to take care of themselves, or unable to protect themselves against significant harm or exploitation. Safeguarding adults involves protecting their rights to live in safety, free from abuse and neglect. I have worked in partnership to prevent the risk of abuse or neglect and stopped it from happening.
To achieve cultural competence we should ensure following three points: 1) Having an awareness of other cultures 2) Knowing how aspects of your culture may limit the effectiveness of the work you do with people from other cultures (for example, cultural bias) 3) Knowledge of cultural safety Cultural competence means that community services organisations have structures, systems, policies and procedures in place to eliminate the barriers that prevent Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from accessing the services. So we should review our policy and procedure to ensure providing suitable environment for clients and staffs. We may educate staff the knowledge of culture safety by meeting and information sheet to decrease the bias in
Within this dimension, it is important to align ethical and medical concepts with person-centred care. It is imperative to consider the holistic wellbeing of Richard as opposed to a biomedical process as 'clinical issues ' would insinuate. The clinical issues within this scenario relate to Richard and his sexual partners physical and emotional safety. Two key terms relevant to this are beneficence and non-maleficence. Beneficence can be defined as a concept of doing good, not to be confused with non-maleficence or not causing harm (NZNO, 2010).
In this essay, the positive and negative aspects of both points of view will be explored in detail. First of all, what is possibly one of the undeniable positive aspects of being allowed to express cultural identity is the fact that you are able to be true to yourself. As long as it is what you want, being able to express your cultural identity is a form of freedom. In this expression of culture, you have the
It is important that David is looked after in away so that he is not culturally impacted in the absence of Alice. Some options and resources that may be available are: • Contact Alice’s Community to get their support on how to help David. In order to limit any negative cultural impacts it is important to ensure that David is offered support and care by people who value and are aware of Alice’s culture and her interests. Alice’s community would know who to contact and how best to address any questions or issues concerning David.
One should protect their culture vehemently. It’s part of our personal and social binding fabrics built off our values and norms. If we do not protect our cultures from outside or internal attacks we risk losing our identities to what we believe and who we project we are. We share common norms and values with other cultures beginning the development of the bonds of trust.
The “healthy heart is a better start program” is a setting based approach to health. This program aims at preventing Cardio vascular disease for Aboriginal and for Torres straight islander Australians, with a whole system approach. Sitting based approach is addressing the context within which people live in, for Shepherdson college the school is the context and they work as a team, this is more effective then asking individuals to be responsible for their own health because it offers a large amount of support and positive encouragement as well as community support and partnerships. Setting based approaches are effective because individuals are not the only people evolved. it’s the whole community.
The communication should be kind, corresponding to beneficiary, and respect protective. Thus, the beneficiary can feel that the care programs are helping them impressively, keeping their dignity in mind. ‘The dignity of the people, whether they are patients, poor people, senior guy, calamities affected people, should be concerned to have a success of any domestic and international laws, act, projects, or obligations and so
Failing in service-user safety can sometimes be attributed to communication failure, however communication is one of the most important tools in preventing such failures. The ability to communicate effectively as a team stems from understanding the various professions in the team (Gluyas & Morrison, 2013). Understanding the various roles allows for an insight into how the healthcare system links together and the part each roles plays in provision of care. Additionally it aides in building trust and respect amongst team members (Gluyas & Morrison, 2013). This in turn can be linked to improved service-user safety, because it allows for role relation and see their part in the service-user care pathway.
It is very important for people with the correct training to be the people carrying out these tasks as it will dramatically reduce the chance of mistakes happening. This would also follow health
It is important that staff recognise that human rights of all individuals involved in the service/s and that everyone be treated with dignity and respect. This rights include the equal access to assistance, confidentiality and acknowledgement of cultural heritage. This is important in relation to ATSI’s, as historically they have suffered at the hands of past government mistakes and may be less reluctant to use the service/s or follow procedure/policies because of their past experiences. Providing the best education, health and wellbeing throughout the service through such practices: It is important that all staff and service/s personalise their procedure and/or policies to reflect the families and children attending the service/s. Remaining ethically and professional safe in daily routines and practices but catering for individual families and children were best possible.
Safeguarding means protecting individual’s health, comfort as well as human rights including enabling them to live free from harm, abuse as well as neglect. It is important to high quality health and social care. Safeguarding adults includes: Defending their rights to live in security, free from abuse including neglect. Individuals as well as organisations working together to stop the risk of abuse as well as neglect, and to prevent them from happening. Making sure individual’s wellbeing is encouraged, taking their wishes, views, feelings including principles into account.
Sheila, Julie, Krystle, and Zaid, Interesting discussion about Culture and treatment, I agree that with some cultures it’s shameful for them to seek help outside a family member or someone from that same culture. A traumatic event is not an isolated event perceived equally by those who experience it. Rather, cultural values play an important role in making sense of a trauma within a particular cultural context.
We foster an understanding of the fundamental importance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture to the identity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. We respect the strength of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, families, communities and culture that have survived the confrontation of colonisation and dispossession for over two centuries. Our services believe that we need to be continually building a foundation of respect and understanding all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and their families of Australia to provide a service that is more effective, responsive, sustainable and culturally appropriate.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are the first people of Australia. The culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is dynamic and continues to evolve and develop in response to historical and contemporary circumstances. The Australian Government recognises that dispossession, interruption of culture and intergenerational trauma have significantly impacted on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and that they share a continuing legacy of resilience, strength and