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  1. Observations of Behavioural Management Strategies in a Childcare Setting

    work I confirm that this submission is all my own work and I understand that the grade given is an interim grade until internal and external verification. Learner signature??????????????Date ............................ Assessment Criteria: (P5) outline four different behavioural management strategies. (M3) Explain the potential effectiveness of the four different behavioural management strategies. (D2) Evaluate the potential effectiveness of four different behavioural management strategies. Learning outcomes- on completion of this assignment the students will be able to: 1. Understand different approaches to challenging behaviour 2.

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  2. Unit 7 P2 AND M1 explain different sociological approaches to health and ill health and assess the biomedical and socio-medical models of health

    Parsons, explain that illness prevents a person from fulfilling their role within the society, and this is seen as a form of deviance as mentioned at the beginning. An individual who is sick will be regulated by a mechanism of social control, for example a doctor. The doctor is the one who affirms that the individual?s health status has changed from being healthy to sick. By having this sick status, this allows the individual to take time of work, therefore relieving the individual of his/her social role and ascribing him/her a sick role, the individual will maintain the sick role until he/she is well to perform their social role in the society.

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  3. Unit 17 - working in a social care sector - neo-natal nurses and criminologists.

    * Competence ? A neonatal needs to be competent with the ability to work under pressure, and working long unpredictable hours, this is important. For example being competent in keeping a record of all baby patients, which provides useful info for doctors. * Initiative ? Neonatal nurses will need to use their initiative when it comes to acting on a baby?s change of status. * Ability to work with others ? They will be working with a team, who works with the infants sector, so It?s important they are successful in doing so, as this will ensure the patients needs are fulfilled.

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  4. P1- Explain how the application of relevant principles and values will enable professionals to provide holistic support for individuals who use social services.

    The care worker alongside the advocate can take time to interact and discuss ideas and thoughts with Katie for example discuss a food plan menu that Katie may like to taste. Promotion of choice/rights; preferences- The service provider can use many ways to promote and encourage Katie to put her choice forward in what she would like to do during her time in the care home. The service provider can use methods like circle time with the other users to have a session of what they like and dislike; and later implement those suggestions & preferences to the care homes times.

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  5. Abuse - definitions and signs.

    Neglect is when carers failed to provide proper care and attention to service users. Like not providing them with regular meals, clean clothes and personal hygiene. Neglect can take place in care homes, hospital, day care centers for children and learning disability for adults and the service users home. Neglect could be physical whereby there is failure to provide necessary food and shelter. It can also be medical (failure to provide medical treatment), educational (failure to educate child or attend to special education needs and emotional which is failure to provide psychological care. Sexual Abuse: Sexual abuse is any sort of non-consensual sexual contact.

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  6. P1-Describe Physical, Intellectual, Emotional and Social development for each of the life stages of individual.

    twins, triples etc. where they can interact with one another in the womb. The foetus can also respond to touch, sound and the mother, this is also another way for a foetus to socialise from the inside. Birth to infancy (0-3) A new born needs breast milk as it?s easily digestible for the first weeks to help with growth. Babies have for different reflexes which as rooting reflex, this allows the new-born to turn their heads when touched. The grasping reflex gives babies the ability to hold your finger when placed in the palm.

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  7. Psychological perspectives for Health and Social Care

    He did an experiment of lever pressing behaviour using a famous device called a ?Skinner box?. There are two types of reinforcement: Positive reinforcement and Negative reinforcement. Skinner used both as he used positive reinforcement by giving food to the rat whenever the rat pressed the leaver and he also used negative reinforcement by giving a little electric shock to the rat so it learnt not to press the leaver so often. M1: A weakness of this theory is that it only focuses on objectively noticeable behaviours and doesn?t focus on any independent mental activities. Another weakness is that it only focuses on nurture as how the environment changes behaviour and it doesn?t really focus on nature as how emotions or motivation can affect people?s behaviour.

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  8. Demonstrate counselling skills in a simulated environment, Analyse own strengths and weaknesses in use of counselling skills

    Also, I told the client about referrals, equal opportunities, supervision and confidentiality which are all part of the contract. The reason why I used these skills to inform the client what the contrast of counselling session consist and ensures that the client is aware and conscious that they are entitled to have their rights respected and treated in a dignified way regardless of their sexuality, race, age, gender and nationality which makes them feel relieved that they can be themselves as they wont experience any judgements when the clients tells the counsellor their problems which helps improve the interaction.

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  9. Communications. I will be examining the different methods we can use to overcome barriers when communicating in health and social care provisions.

    Additionally the specialist may not communicate as well within their role if the person needs to get on with work associating with staff training. Looking at case study one and three I believe staff training was needed there. In both cases the non-verbal communication was not picked up for example, in case study one, questions should have been asked repeatedly throughout the meeting like, do you understand? so then by asking that question the professions would have known that they had understood although, the disadvantages of non- verbal communication is that body language can be taken the wrong way for

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  10. P3 - Sociology in Health and Social Care

    SOCIAL CLASS This table shows the differences between social classes. This graph shows how the members of the higher classes are mainly living longer and enjoy better health, compared to the members of the lower social groups. The table shows the pattern of mortality for the different social classes. It shows the rates per 1000 live births. This is showing how many children die before they are one years old. The rate is higher for nearly every group for outside marriage before they are one years old.

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  11. Explain Two Theories of Aging. Unit 4 level 3 P4 P5 M2 M3 D2

    Older people may have family and friends that live far therefore they may not be able to travel much either to see them due to their health problems which also makes them more isolated. Therefore they disengage themselves more as they have no access to the new technology as they don?t know how to use it and what to do with it as it is the new generation?s form of communication. An example of a disengaged old person would be that their health would be a barrier for them to do things for e.g.

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  12. These are the life stages of the late Jade Cerisa Lorraine Goody

    With this cell it will eventually grow and develop into Jade. This cell continues to grow and becomes an embryo. At this point Jackiey was pregnant and her first trimester had begun. Pregnancy: The first trimester in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy. Jackiey budden had then had to be very wary of what and what she could do during her pregnancy for e.g. she had to be careful with what she had to eat so she had to keep a healthy lifestyle in order to have a healthy baby. At the first stages of pregnancy women usually have morning sickness Jackiey budden would have that early in the mornings and she?d have craves for odd foods for e.g.

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  13. Assess how the suggested measures to manage an outbreak of infection meet legal requirements and guidelines for the prevention and control of infection in a health or social care setting

    This is because the legislations that have been put in place to control infectious spread a have been analysed and tested to prove they do work in the most effective way. There are many legal legislations and regulations that can help health and social care workers understand what is required of them when the setting is hit by an infectious outbreak. This criterion will be linked to a pervious assignment M1 which states the measures that should be placed when an infectious outbreak is seen in a health and social care setting.

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  14. Assessment of the Care Package for John Smith

    They are guidelines on the right way to behave, and will include John's own personal code of conduct. An example of a principle for John would be treating him with respect because it is the right thing to do. There are ten care principles. The first care principle is that the NHS will provide a universal service for all based on clinical need, and not the ability to pay. For John this means that the NHS will ensure that the services he needs will be provided. Another principle is that the NHS will provide a comprehensive range of services.

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  15. Unit 4. Explain how legislation can support strategies to establish and maintain healthy, safe and secure environments in early years settings.

    For example after using bleach you should always ensure that is not within the reach of children as this could cause serious damage if used in the wrong way. MHOR legislation means that when handling of loads and you are put at risk then you should perform the minimum health and safety requirements. For example when bending down to pick up a heavy object, you make sure that your back is straight and that you bend your knees as much as you need.

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  16. Unit 4 P4, P5 & D2. Development Through The Life Stages

    older people needed to remain active so it would prevent disengagement from going to far Bromley also argued that elderly people need to be educated and to be encouraged to be more active. P5: Each individual age differently there are many changes both physical and psychological that can occur during the ageing process some people may experience many of these changes others may not go though as many go though as many. Also some individuals may go though these changes at an earlier age where as others may not until a later stage some physical changes could happen is skin, bones, joints and muscles, the senses, organs, hormones and different body systems.

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  17. Aspects of quality assurance at Chamberlaynes Childrens Centre.

    NHS as well as local councils and social services departments now involve the service users and public and they also provide information about services offered in various ways such as leaflets and websites. At Chamberlayne they provide information for parents in the form of leaflets, carers. Chamberlayne feel it is essential to have contact with the parents so that they are updated and informaed. Involving service users in the NHS and social care Health and social care act implements the NHS must involve and consult with the service users and the public with any service planning and proposals for change.

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  18. This report will contain information on lung cancer and MRSA and how these two diseases are controlled and prevented in England.

    The most cost effective way of justifying lung cancer is prevention. In most countries domestic and industrial substances that are known to cause lung cancer have been banned. Although there have been many bans in the UK, tobacco smoke it is still a problem. Tobacco smoke is the main target in preventing lung cancer and smoking campaigns have an important part in the preventing procedure. In the UK we now have policies that prevent people smoking in public places such as workplaces, restaurants and pubs. This helps to prevent passive smoking.

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  19. Unit 1 Assignment: Introduction to working with children - people, settings and responsibilities.

    is english, maths, science, art, design and technology, ICT, music and PE. Most primary schools open 9:00am – 3:30pm and open term time only. D2: One of a private provision is a child minder is a qualified professional who provides care for a child in their own home for more than 2 hours a day child minders have to be registered with OFSTED. OFSTED is the office for standards in education children services and skills they inspect local services e.g.: nurseries, primary schools etc.. Child minders follow the early foundation stage child minders opening times are usually 6:00am – 6:30pm 5 days a week child minders also charge for this service most are £3.80 per hour but it depends on the area you live.

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  20. Unit 10 Assignment 3 - Child Abuse and Neglect

    rape or even being forced to take off all of their clothes and even if the child is or isn?t aware that this is abusive then it is still a form of sexual child abuse, some indications that a child is being sexually abused is when a child starts to become depressed and little clingy, they start to take an interest in sexual matters, starting to have mood swings or being afraid of going to bed and even having itching, rawness or bleeding in private areas.

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  21. Identify and discuss current trends in the Healthcare sector

    The Health and Social Care Bill received Royal Assent and became the Health and Social Care Act 2012 on 27 March 2012.The act proposes to abolish the Strategic Health Authorities and also Primary care Trust, and to replace them with Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCG). Clinical Commissioning Groups are groups of GP?s who are responsible for planning and designing local health services in England. These groups will work in partnership with patients and health and social care groups. They are overseen by the NHS Commissioning Board.

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  22. Assess the role of effective communication and interpersonal interaction in health and social care with reference to theories of communication

    The communication cycle breaks up into the following stages: 1. An idea occurs, you have an idea that you want to communicate. 2. A message is coded, you think through how you are thinking and subsequently you put your thoughts into language (or into some other code). 3. The message is sent; you speak, sign, write or deliver your message in some other way. 4. The message is then received; the other person has to sense your message. 5. The message is then decoded; the other person has to understand your message, however this is not always easy since the other person can/will make assumptions about your words and body language.

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  23. Functions of the Cardiovascular System

    The Circulatory Pump The heart is a four-chambered ?double pump,? where each side (left and right) operates as a separate pump. The left and right sides of the heart are separated by a muscular wall of tissue known as the septum of the heart. The right side of the heart receives deoxygenated blood from the systemic veins and pumps it to the lungs for oxygenation. The left side of the heart receives oxygenated blood from the lungs and pumps it through the systemic arteries to the tissues of the body.

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  24. How can practitioners across childrens services develop their skills, knowledge and values to improve their practice with children, families and with each other?

    Children?s services are very high on the government?s agenda. The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) was ratified by the United Kingdom in 1991. This commitment by the UK government to addressing the problems faced by children meant that they needed to be proactive, adopting new policies and procedures to ensure something was done about the way some children were treated. The Children Act 1989 was already in place, it set out in detail what local authorities and the courts should do to protect the welfare of children. After the publication of the Laming Report (2003)

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  25. The developing child in an early years setting.

    They usually have quite high self-esteem. Examples of independence that five year olds show can be dressing up. At this age children take great pride in getting themselves dressed. This is because they have the skills and independence to choose their own clothes. At this age children usually have the skills to clean and tidy up effectively. Children at this age are usually asked by practitioners to help them tidy up and are given tasks such as wiping the tables. This can affect their social development because they will feel like grownups and so again their self ? esteem and confidence will go up. D3 Practitioners observe children to help them assess the progress which children are making.

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