The will take place either in the workplace or the

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demonstration/observation will cover one of the unit’s elements. The observation/demonstration will take place either in the workplace or the training environment, depending on the task to be undertaken and whether it is an observation or demonstration. Your instructor will ensure you are provided with the correct equipment and/or materials to complete the task. They will also inform you of how long you have to complete the task. You should be able to demonstrate you can: 1. Determine personal support requirements 2. Maximise participation 3. Provide personal support 4. Complete reporting and documentation
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P a g e | 5 Activities Activity 1A Estimated Time 40 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to review individualised plan and confirm required equipment, processes and aids. Activity Role-playing activity: With a partner or the instructor playing the role of a client, discuss the details of the client’s care plan. Assisting with personal hygiene Hydration and nutrition, including dysphagia Maintenance of skin integrity and pressure area prevention Mobility and transfer including in and out of vehicles and falls recovery techniques Monitoring medication as appropriate to work role Nail care Pain, rest and sleep Respiration Technical care activities according to the personal care support plan and organisation policies, protocols and procedures Intravenous injection CPR Resuscitation Insertion and maintenance of catheters Administering medication Use of ventilators. Choose three aspects of care provision that are subject to personal preference, and ask the client for their input on each, covering several areas of the chosen categories. Risk to client : minor effects could be discomfort and bruising. If an air bubble is present in the medication, this can cause an air embolism, which generally results in death or brain damage for the recipient Risk to care provider : discipline if found to be injecting clients when unauthorised; this can be very serious. Accountability if death or brain damage occurs; this may amount to manslaughter and gross negligence Risk to organisation : if an employee is discovered to be administering injections without training, the organisation can be sued by the client, investigated and disciplined by a standards authority, fined, become the target of media attention, get closed down, etc. Where serious incidents occur, the organisation will also be accountable for the death or disability of the client
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P a g e | 6 Activity 1B Estimated Time 60 Minutes Objective To provide you with an opportunity to identify requirements outside of scope of own role and seek support from relevant people. Activity Give an example of how you could confirm personal support requirements with a client. Review individualised plan and confirm required equipment, processes and aids Identify requirements outside of scope of own role and seek support from relevant people Consider the potential impact that provision of personal support may have on the person and confirm with supervisor Consider specific cultural needs of the person
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