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explain the impact of key legislation that relates to fulfilment of rights and choices and the minimising of risk of harm for an invidual with dementia
Weegy: cUnit aim This unit provides knowledge, [ [ [ understanding and skills required to promote individuals? rights and choices whilst minimising risk. Unit introduction This unit gives learners understanding of the key legislation which underpins the fulfilment of rights and choices of individuals, and which seeks to minimise the risk of harm for an individual with dementia. Learners will investigate how agreed ways of working can relate to the rights of an individual and enable them to make personal decisions. The unit examines ways of enabling an individual with dementia to achieve their potential through the provision of appropriate environments which support the use of skills and abilities. The unit considers common anxieties experienced by carers and examines their legal rights with regard to individuals with dementia. Learners are required to demonstrate their skills in working with individuals and carers to enable the achievement of potential and ensure their rights and choices are respected. ] ] (More)
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explain how and when personal information may be shared with carers and others taking into account legistative frameworks and agreed ways of working
Weegy: The sharing of information may be dif?cult, but is often crucial to the ongoing wellbeing of both patients and carers. [ [ If carers are excluded from important discussions and decisions involving the patient, this can have serious practical, ?nancial and personal consequences for both the carer and the patient. Not being involved increases feelings of isolation, grief and loss which are common to many carers. Read more at ] ] (More)
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describe how to maintain privacy and dignity when providing personal sipport for intimate care to an individual with dementia
Weegy: As far as possible people with dementia should undertake their own personal care because: they will have strong preferences about toileting, washing, [ [ dressing and other personal routines; it will enhance their confidence and self-esteem; it provides purposeful and normal activity to fill the day. It is always much easier and quicker to help people rather than let them do it for themselves and people with dementia can be very slow indeed. Staff may also have to suppress their own views on, for example, the advantages of a bath over a strip wash favoured by many older people. The assessment skills of staff are very important. They need to be able to break personal care tasks down into small steps and assess which ones the resident can or cannot do. People with dementia may not be able to dress themselves, for example, because they have forgotten which order clothes go on but if the clothes are placed in the right order they can manage (the right order being, of course, the order they prefer and are used to). The same careful assessments are needed for all personal care activities. Some people may be able to eat a meal if the right implements are put into their hands, but not otherwise. Another person may be able to use the toilet at night if he or she can see it; so a light needs to be left on. A creative problem-solving approach is required and success can be rewarding for staff and resident alike. .............. ] ] (More)
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describe how to maintain privacy and dignity when providing personal sipport for intimate care to an individual with dementia
Weegy: As far as possible people with dementia should undertake their own personal care because: they will have strong preferences about toileting, washing, [ [ dressing and other personal routines; it will enhance their confidence and self-esteem; it provides purposeful and normal activity to fill the day. It is always much easier and quicker to help people rather than let them do it for themselves and people with dementia can be very slow indeed. Staff may also have to suppress their own views on, for example, the advantages of a bath over a strip wash favoured by many older people. The assessment skills of staff are very important. They need to be able to break personal care tasks down into small steps and assess which ones the resident can or cannot do. People with dementia may not be able to dress themselves, for example, because they have forgotten which order clothes go on but if the clothes are placed in the right order they can manage (the right order being, of course, the order they prefer and are used to). The same careful assessments are needed for all personal care activities. Some people may be able to eat a meal if the right implements are put into their hands, but not otherwise. Another person may be able to use the toilet at night if he or she can see it; so a light needs to be left on. A creative problem-solving approach is required and success can be rewarding for staff and resident alike. .............. ] ] (More)
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