Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace

Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care WorkplaceProject descriptionOn successful completion of this unit a learner will: To achieve each outcome a learner must demonstrate the ability to:LO1.Understand how health and safety legislation is implemented in the health and social care workplace1.1 Review systems, policies and procedures for communicating information on health and social care workplace in accordance with legislative requirements.1.2 Assess the responsibilities in a specific health and social care work place for the management of health and safety in relation to organizational structure.1.3 Analyse health and safety priorities appropriate for a specific health and social care work placeLO2.Understand the ways in which health and safetyrequirements impact oncustomers and the work ofpractitioners in the health and social care workplace 2.1 Analyse how information from risk assessments informs care planning for individuals and organizational decision making about policies and procedures.2.2 Analyse the impact of one aspect of health and safety policy on health and social care practice and its customers.2.3 Discuss how dilemmas encountered in relation to implementing systems and policies for health, safety and security may be addressed.2.4 Analyse the effects of non-compliance with health and safety legislation in a health and social care work place.LO3.Understand the monitoringand review of health andsafety in the health and social care workplace3.1 Explain how health and safety policies and practices are monitored and reviewed.3.2 Analyse the effectiveness of health and safety policies and practices in the workplace in promoting a positive health and safety culture.3.3 Evaluate own contribution to placing the health and safety needs of individuals at the Centre of practice.Background Info ? Summative assessment to be handed in on 11.4.2014By using relevant materials from any reliable/authorized source attempt the questions below.Description of problem to be solvedUsing the Case provided (See appendixes) Write an essay of 3000 words (bearing in mind the three learning outcomes) and demonstrate how you can communicate effectively health and safety policies and procedures, legislations, responsibilities and culture using once own work place experience or health and social care organisation of your choice. For example Staffordshire NHS Trust and Birmingham City1. Understand how and safety legislation is implemented in the health and social care workplace. (1.1, 1.2 & 1.3). Total word count 10002. Understand the ways in which health and safety requirements impact on customers and the work of practitioners in the health and social care workplace. (2.1, 2.2, 2.3 & 2.4). Total Word Count 10003. Understand the monitoring and review of health and safety in the health and social care workplace. (3.1, 3.2 & 3.3). Total Word Count 1000Note the Following:1. Learning Outcomes 1 and 2 to be submitted on week 6 for formative assessment and learning outcomes 3 on week 9.2. Case studies has been designed to cover individual learning outcome:? Case Study 1. Covers for LO 1.1, 1.2 &1.3.? Case Study 2. Covers for LO2.1, 2.2, 2.3 &2.4? Case Study 3. Covers for LO 3.1, 3.2 & 3.3N: B. Your essay structure is a combination of academic and vocational writing, with a strong reflective account to be embedded into context covering LO1s, LO2s and LO3s.Additional source(s) of information for completing each task can be found in the attached case studies.Assessment and grading criteriaPASS GRADE CONTEXTULISED MERIT GRADE CONTEXTULISED DISTINCTION GRADEIn order to achieve a pass in this unit, all learning outcomes and associated assessment criteria must be met In order to achieve a merit in this unit, pass requirements and all merit grade descriptors stated here must be achieved In order to achieve a distinction in this unit, all pass and merit requirements and distinction descriptors must be achieved1.1 Review systems, policies and procedures for communicating information on health and safety in the health and social care workplace in accordance with legislative requirementsM3 Present and communicate appropriate findings using a range of methods of presentation.Use an appropriate structure for the communication and monitoring processD3 Demonstrate convergent, lateral and creative thinking when evaluating your responsibilities within the organisation for communicating information on health, safety and security for service users1.2 Assess the responsibilities in a specific health and social care workplace for the management of health and safety in relation to organisational structure M1- Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions for assessing responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace. Make effective judgements as to how health and safety policies and practices are monitored and reviewed by a care organisationD1- Use critical reflection to evaluate your own contribution to ensuring health and safety in a workplace, and justify your conclusions.1.3 Analyse health and safety priorities appropriate for a specific health and social care workplace2.1 Analyse how information from risk assessment informs care planning for individuals and organisational decision making about policies and procedures M2- Select, design and apply appropriate methods and techniques for presenting a range of sources of information to support the Risk Assessment and Care Plan2.2 Analyse the impact of one aspect of health and safety policy on health and social care practice and its customers D3 Demonstrate convergent, lateral and creative thinking when evaluating your responsibilities within the organisation for communicating information on health, safety and security for service users2.3-Discuss how dilemmas encountered in relation to implementing systems and policies for health, safety and security may be addressed D2- Demonstrate autonomy and independence for planning, managing and organising your workload within a team. Propose realistic improvements for the organisation and yourself in addressing dilemmas encountered2.4-Analyse the effect of non-compliance with health and safety legislation in a health and social care workplace M3 Present and communicate appropriate findings using a range of methods of presentation.Use an appropriate structure for the monitoring process3.1-Explain how health and safety policies and practices are monitored and reviewedM2- Select, design and apply appropriate methods and techniques for presenting a range of sources of information relating to the monitoring and reviewing of Health and Safety policies and practices. Make effective judgements as to how health and safety policies and practices are monitored and reviewed by a care organisationD2- Demonstrate autonomy and independence for planning, managing and organising your workload within a team with logical conclusion reached.3.2-Analyse the effectiveness of health and safety policies and practices in the workplace in promoting a positive, healthy and safe culture3.3-Evaluate own contributions to placing the health and safety needs of individuals at the centre of practice M1- Identify and apply strategies to find appropriate solutions for assessing responsibilities for health and safety in the workplace. Make effective judgements as to how health and safety policies and practices are monitored and reviewed by a care organisationD1- Use critical reflection to evaluate your own contribution to ensuring health and safety in a workplace, and justify your conclusions.Propose realistic improvements for the organisation and yourself in addressing dilemmas encounteredAppendix 1- Case Study 1 for Learning Outcome 1CASE STUDY 1 for LO1North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS TrustThe board found itself facing service improvement targets. Using new corporate and clinical guidance, it set about taking a &a!

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