A describe the difference between a code of conduct

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QUESTION 6 a)Describe the difference between a code of conduct and a code of practice. . Page 7
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b)Name two codes of practice that a health and community services worker would work under. . Page 8
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Code 2: First aid in the workplace QUESTION 7 80 year old Mr Johnson has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease and is rapidly declining in his overall state of health and wellbeing although he is still able to function at a functional capacity. His doctors have informed his daughter Ellen she needs to move him into a better care facility who are able to strictly monitor her father on a daily basis. Ellen suggests this as an option to her father however he is adamant that he can continue living in his own home with minor support. His doctors consider this unsafe for Mr Johnson however he feels strongly about his decision and refuses to change his mind. Ellen is not comfortable with her father’s decision and advises his doctors that he will move out in to the recommended facility the following Friday. On the Friday morning Mr Johnson is taken unwillingly to the care facility. Would you consider Ellen’s choices unlawful? Why/Why not? QUESTION 8 In the following table briefly describe each of the legal and ethical considerations, their importance in health and community services area and a possible consequence of a breach of each. CHCCOM005 C OMMUNICATE &CHCLEG001W ORK L EGALLY E THICALLY E RROR !U NKNOWN DOCUMENT PROPERTY NAME .E RROR !U NKNOWN DOCUMENT PROPERTY NAME . © 2015 Eduworks Resources, a division of RTO Advice Group Pty Ltd Page 9
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Legal and ethical matter Brief description Importance in health and community services Consequence of breach Mandatory reporting Requirement of some people to report suspected case of child abuse and neglect Workers in health and community services are often in a position to obvers child abuse and neglect.
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