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Question: Unit 4222-301 Promote communication in health, social careor children’s and young people’s settings

Outcome 1 Be able to understand why effective communication is important in the work setting
1. Identify the different reasons people communicate.
2. Explain how communication affects relationships in the work setting.

Outcome 2 Be able to meet the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals
1. Demonstrate how to establish the communication and language needs, wishes and preferences of individuals.
2. Describe the factors to consider when promoting effective communication.
3. Demonstrate a range of communication methods and styles to meet individual needs.
4. Demonstrate how to respond to an individual’s reactions when communicating.

Outcome 3 Be able to overcome barriers to communication
1. Explain how people from different backgrounds may use and/or interpret communication methods in different ways.
2. Identify barriers to effective communication.
3. Demonstrate ways to overcome barriers to communication.
4. Demonstrate strategies that can be used to clarify misunderstandings.
5. Explain how to access extra support or services to enable individuals to communicate effectively.

Outcome 4 Be able to apply principles and practices relating to confidentiality
1. Explain the meaning of the term confidentiality.
2. Demonstrate ways to maintain confidentiality in day to day communication.
3. Describe the potential tension between maintaining an individual’s confidentiality and disclosing concerns.

Answer: Outcome 1 Be able to understand why effective communication is important in the work setting 1. People communicate for many and varied...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2181
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8040

Question: Unit 4222-206 The role of the health and social care worker

Outcome 1 Understand working relationships in health and social care
1. Explain how a working relationship is different from a personal relationship.
2. Describe different working relationships in health and social care settings.

Outcome 2 Be able to work in ways that are agreed with the employer
1. Describe why it is important to adhere to the agreed scope of the job role.
2. Access full and up-to-date details of agreed ways of working.
3. Implement agreed ways of working.

Outcome 3 Be able to work in partnership with others
1. Explain why it is important to work in partnership with others.
2. Demonstrate ways of working that can help improve partnership working.
3. Identify skills and approaches needed for resolving conflicts.

4. Demonstrate how and when to access support and advice about:
4.1. Partnership working.
4.2. Resolving conflicts.

Answer: Outcome 1 - 1. In a working relationship behaviour is regulated by a code of ethics and professional standards and framed by...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1298
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8039

Question: Unit 4222-205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care

Outcome 1 Know how to recognise signs of abuse
The learner can:
1. Define the following types of abuse:
Physical abuse
Sexual abuse
Emotional/psychological abuse
Financial abuse
Institutional abuse
Self neglect
Neglect by others
2. Identify the signs and/or symptoms associated with each type of abuse.
Physical abuse
Sexual abuse
Emotional/psychological abuse
Financial abuse
Institutional abuse
Self neglect
Neglect by others
3. Describe factors that may contribute to an individual being more vulnerable to abuse.

Outcome 2 Know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse
The learner can:
1. Explain the actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused.
2. Explain the actions to take if an individual alleges that they are being abused.
3. Identify ways to ensure that evidence of abuse is preserved.

Outcome 3 Understand the national and local context of safeguarding
and protection from abuse
The learner can:
1. Identify national policies and local systems that relate to safeguarding and protection from 4 abuse.
2. Explain the roles of different agencies in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse.
3. Identify reports into serious failures to protect individuals from abuse.
4. Identify sources of information and advice about own role in safeguarding and protecting individuals from abuse.

Outcome 4 Understand ways to reduce the likelihood of abuse
The learner can:
1. Explain how the likelihood of abuse may be reduced by:
A. Working with person centred values.
B. Encouraging active participation.
C. Promoting choice and rights.
2. Explain the importance of an accessible complaints procedure for reducing the likelihood of abuse.

Outcome 5 Know how to recognise and report unsafe practices
The learner can:
1. Describe unsafe practices that may affect the well-being of individuals.
2. Explain the actions to take if unsafe practices have been identified.
3. Describe the action to take if suspected abuse or unsafe practices have been reported but nothing has been done in response.

Answer: Outcome 1 Physical abuse Any non-accidental physical injury or injuries to a child or adult. This includes inflicting pain of any sort...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2181
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8038

Question: Unit 410: Advanced Communication Skills
Relates to Unit 410 outcome 1
Understand communication needs and factors affecting them.
1.1 Analyse different models of communication
• Transactional analysis
• Laswell’s
1.2 Analyse why individuals communicate
1.3 Analyse how models of communication can meet the individuals’ personal needs, wishes and preferences
1.4 Explain how barriers to communication can be overcome:-
a) Physical
b) Social
c) Environment
d) Emotional
1.5 Analyse the effects of an individual of ineffective communication.

Relates to unit 410 Outcome 2
2.1 Discuss the role of assistive technology in supporting individuals to communicate (examples could be - Hearing aids, light board display systems, speech generation devices, communication apps)
2.2 Describe types of support that an individual may need in order to use assistive technology (this can include hearing aids, light board display systems, eye tracker system, speech devices and communication apps.)
2.3 Describe the specialist services relating to assistive technology

4. Explain how to ensure that communication equipment is:-
• Fit for purpose
• Correctly set up and working
• Able to be used by the individual

Relates to unit 410 outcome 5
5. Understand the importance of confidentiality interactions with individuals.
5.1 Analyse legal and ethical tensions between maintaining confidentiality and sharing information.
5.2 Analyse the implications of assistive technology for maintaining confidentiality for the individual

Answer: 1.1 Transactional analysis The basis of this model is that we all use six different modes of communication which can all be...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2511
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8037

Question: Unit 681: Understand safeguarding and protection in health and social care settings

Relates to Unit 681 outcome 1
1.1 Explain the current legislative framework that underpins safeguarding of vulnerable adults within own uk nation.
1.2 Explain how current national guidelines and local policies and procedures for safeguarding affect your day to day work.
1.3 Explain own responsibilities relating to the current legislative framework with regard to safeguarding (See safeguarding policy)

Relates to unit 681 Outcome 2
2.1 Describe signs and symptoms associated with the following types of abuse
2.2 Explain actions to take if there are suspicions that an individual is being abused
2.3 What action do you take if an individual alleges they have been abused?
2.4 Explain how to raise concerns when suspected abuse has been reported but procedure does not appear to have been followed

Relates to unit 681 outcome 3
3.1 Explain agreed protocols for working in partnership with other organisations
3.2 Explain own role in partnership working

Relates to unit 681 outcome 4
4.1 Explain how to support others to raise concerns
4.2 Explain how to support others during the safeguarding process

Answer: 1.1 In response to the Soham murders and the subsequent Bichard Inquiry, the Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Act was set up in 2006....


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2481
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8036

Question: Unit 412: Equality and Diversity in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings.

Relates to Unit 412 outcome 1
1.1 Summarise current legislation relating to equality – eg Equality Act, Mental Capacity Act and Human Rights Act.
1.2 Evaluate how legislation, codes of practice and policies and procedures relating to equality and diversity apply to own work role
1.3 Explain the impact on own practice of:
a) Equality
b) Diversity
c) Inclusion
1.4 Analyse how barriers to equality may impact on individuals
1.5 Explain the attitudes that may lead to discriminatory behavior

Relates to unit 412 Outcome 2
2.1 Explain how inclusive practice promotes equality and supports diversity
2.2 Analyse how inclusive practice respects individual’s beliefs, culture, values, preferences and life experiences
2.3 Evaluate principles of inclusive practice

Relates to unit 412 outcome 3
3.1 Explain how to challenge discrimination to promote equality and diversity
3.2 Explain how to support others to promote equality and diversity
3.3 Evaluate current systems and processes to identify improvements which support equality and diversity

Answer: 1.2 Sanctuary’s company policy adheres to the legislation, codes of practice and policies and procedures around equality and diversity summarised above. This...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1543
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8035

Question: Do portrayals of Cleopatra in Films and TV Series's focus more on the personal or the political aspects of her life? Once you have decided, consider why this might be. [506 words]

Transcript/ Reflective Commentary. [201 words]

Answer: This essay aims to cover whether portrayals of Cleopatra in four Films and Television series, focus more on her political position or...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 707
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8034

Question: Assignment 03 PART ONE THE DIVA
What is your understanding of the term ‘diva’ and how does it apply to both Maria Callas and Madonna? Refer specific music examples that you have studied in book 1 chapter 6 to support your answer. [Word count 568]


Assignment 03 PART TWO PLATO’S LACHES.
Question 1: What conclusion does Socrates reach in paragraph four? And how does he argue for this conclusion?

Question 2: In paragraphs 5-7, Socrates argues that knowledge is required for happiness. How does he argue for this claim?

Question 3: In paragraph 10, Socrates draws his final conclusion: knowledge is the only thing that is good in itself, and ignorance is the only thing that is bad in itself. How do the points he makes in paragraphs 8 and 9 help him establish this conclusion?

Question 4: The claim that we need knowledge in order to act well is closely connected to Nicias’s claim, in the Laches, that courage is knowledge. How might it be argued that Nicias’s definition of courage improves on Laches’s definition of courage as endurance? Identify one or two objections that might be made to Nicias’s definition.
[Word count 742]

Answer: My understanding of the term ‘diva’ is that of someone, he or she although usually a woman, who has undeniable talent, with...


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  • Subject: The arts past and present
  • Course: AA100 The arts past and present
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 1st
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1310
  • Date submitted: June 21, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8033

Question: M1: Develop health and safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care (or children and young people’s settings)

(1.1) Explain the legislative framework for health, safety and risk management in the work setting.
(1.2) Analyse how policies, procedures and practices in own setting meet health, safety and risk management requirements.

2. Be able to implement and monitor compliance with health, safety and risk management requirements in health and social care or children and young people’s settings.
(2.3) Explain the actions to take when health, safety and risk management, procedures and policies are not being complied with.

3. Be able to lead the implementation of policies, procedures and practices to manage risk to individuals and others in own setting.
(3.1) Contribute to development of policies, procedures and practices to identify, assess and manage risks to individuals.

4. Be able to promote a culture where needs and risks are balanced with health and safety practice in own setting
(4.3) Evaluate own practice in promoting a balanced approach to risk management.
(4.4) Analyse how helping others to understand the balance between risks and rights improves practice.

5. Be able to improve health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices in health and social care setting
(5.1) Obtain feedback on health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices from individuals and others.
(5.2) Evaluate the health, safety and risk management policies, procedures and practices within the work setting.
(5.3) Identify areas of policies, procedures and practices that need improvement to ensure safety and protection within the workplace.
(5.4) Recommend changes to policies, procedures and practices to ensure safety and protection within the setting.

Answer: 1.1 All care managers are required to know and practise the legal aspects of health and safety in order to deal with...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2188
  • Date submitted: June 12, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8032

Question: 503 Champion Equality, diversity and inclusion.

[Answered in essay format]

Answer: Everyone is a unique individual and different in many ways to those around them. People need to feel they are included in...


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  • Subject: Health and Social Care
  • Course: Level 5 Diploma Health and Social Care
  • Level: Further Education
  • Year: Not applicable
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2508
  • Date submitted: June 12, 2017
  • Date written: Not available
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 8031

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