1. The most relevant legislation dealing with recording, storage and sharing of information in health and social care are Data Protection Act which consider data protection, confidentiality, safeguarding children and vulnerable adults, Disability Discrimination Act relating to disability discrimination. 1.2 It is important to have secure information systems and ensuring necessary safeguards and appropriate uses of personal information e.g. issues relating to human rights, confidentiality. It is also important to consider accuracy, retention, availability and disposal of information issues relating to secure recording of information e.g. systems of manual recording, security of electronic recording, confidentiality of information.
Their role is to register care providers, monitor, inspect and rate healthcare services. The CQC has a role in publishing views of the major quality issues and performance ratings to enable consumers to choose care in health and social care. The Commission ensures the quality and safety of care in hospitals, dentists, ambulances etc. The CQC is sponsored by the Department of Health. Governance, Accountability and Staff
The NHS Constitution established the principles and values that are fundamental to service users on how appropriate clinical decisions are made for the delivery of quality care (Department of Health 2010). It provides explicit information for patients to understand their care, what to expect, and feel more empowered involving in their own care (DH 2010). The NHS constitution explains the behaviour expected from stakeholders such as staff, patients and the public (DH 2010). This prevent the government from making alteration and give the NHS complete autonomy and protection against political change without the full involvement of stakeholders to achieve transparency in the delivery of care (DH 2010).
Equality Act 2010 Human Rights Act 1998 Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act (SVGA) 2006 2.2 Describe how to interact with individuals in an inclusive way. Being genuinely open to an individual’s needs, wishes, beliefs and cultural views whilst being respectful and sincere at all
Patients who are admitted into the hospital confide in the health care professionals to do the right thing on time all of the time. Accreditation of health care organizations signifies compliance with a set of standards, reassuring the public that quality and patient safety is being met. In the United States, accreditation is voluntary and must be approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, CMS, for the health care organization to receive payment from Medicare or Medicaid (Myers, 2012). According to Ellis and Hartley (2012), the Joint Commission was established by the American Colleges of Surgeons and Physicians, the American Medical Association, and the Canadian Medical Association in 1951.
Assignment: Outline how legislation, policies and procedures relating to health, safety and security influence health and social care settings. Go on to describe how those legislation, policies and procedures promote the safety of individuals in your health or social care setting. Policies, procedures and legislation are found in every establishment. They are required to have them in place in order to protect and keep the employers, employees and service users safe. Legislations in an establishment are a groups of laws set by the government that must be followed otherwise an individual will be prosecuted.
In each of the areas of specialist hygiene and compliance which we provide, there are industry regulations, with which you must comply by law and codes of practice which offer advicse on good practice within the industry. You can rest assured that you and your business are protected if you can demonstrate that you have done your best to comply, either with TR/19 for ductwork hygiene including kitchen grease extract, British Standard BS EN 15780 for ventilation hygiene, or L8 for legionella control. If you are able to demonstrate that you have fulfilled all your responsibilities, you will gain protection against possible prosecution and will help to safeguard your property’s buildings insurance too.
By continuing to partake in the Quality Assurance program and self-regulating behaviours can fulfill the standard of being “safe, competent and ethical practitioners” (CNO, 2014, pp. 3). Setting of First Year of RN Practice The ideal setting of my first year of practice, as an RN will be at Juravinski Hospital on the hematology unit. I have always known that I wanted to work in oncology and my placement on the hematology unit solidified my decision to pursue this goal.
Another initiative is to solicit volunteers and train them to become a part of the claims processing staff to accelerate the claim process. Also, in the hearing Walcoff (2010) stated that there was a need for transformation in the Department of Veteran Affairs to provide the best service available to our Nation 's Veterans, and their families. References: USDVA. (2010). New Medical Forms Will Streamline Veterans Claims Process. Retrieved February 26, 2016, from U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: http://www1.va.gov/opa/pressrel/pressrelease.cfm?id=1987 Walcoff,
The therapeutic nurse-client relationship is established for the purpose of promoting client health and well-being. RNs practice in accordance with standards for nursing practice and the Code of Ethics for Registered Nurses (CNA 2008). RNs are responsible for setting and maintaining the appropriate boundaries within the therapeutic nurse-client relationship regardless of the wishes of a client or the setting in which the relationship occurs. RNs are responsible and accountable for their own actions in the therapeutic nurseclient relationship, including actions which result in outcomes that may have been unintended, but should have been foreseen. RNs recognize the impact that the determinants of health*and individual characteristics of the client have on both the therapeutic nurse-client relationship and the health of the client.
Radiological Technologist like all of healthcare professionals have ethical principles. The Standards of Ethics of radiologic technologists is set forth by The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, also known as ARRT. The Standard of Ethics of Radiologic Technologists are meant to apply any individual who holds certificate and registered by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, also Standards of Ethics applies to future candidates, like myself, for certification and registration by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist. According to American Registry of Radiologic Technologists “The Standards of Ethics are intended to be consistent with the Mission Statement of ARRT, and to promote the goals set forth in the Mission Statement.” Certified and registered Radiologic Technologist must uphold the Standards of Ethics, because it sets the professional values on what is meant to be qualified
The essay talks about the role of the Nursing and Midwifery council and the application of the NMC Code (2015) in my practice as a student nurse. The nursing process was also deemed over and analysed in relation to the evidence based practice and application of the NMC standards. Nursing is a profession regulated by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC 2015), an organisation set up by the Parliament to regulate nurses and midwives from England, Scotland and Wales to deliver high quality of care throughout their careers (NMC, 2015).These standards are legally binded in the NMC (2015) Code to set out professional principles for education, training and conduct as well as providing in keeping up to date skill and knowledge for nurses midwives.
The general social care council is a list of statements that describe the standards of professional conduct and practice demanded of social care workers. It's set at a national level so everyone should be following the rules set. Employers also have almost the same standards at a local level. Everyone who uses the service, and the general public, are aware of these standards and are aware of what they can expect from a service. They set down responsibilities for employers as well as employees, and also make sure that these rules are followed by taking appropriate action when workers do not meet expected standards of conduct.
Within my placement setting in Aspire Scotland there are legislation protecting the children and young people ensuring good health, wellbeing and safeguarding. One of the legislations in place is the Regulation of Care Act 2001. The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) is a non-departmental public body established by this act From this the SSSC produced the codes of practice which was produced to protect people who use services, raise standards of practice and support workers. The SSSC and Care Commission work closely together to ensure employers and workers understand their responsibilities in relation to the Codes of Practice.