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The Primary Trust that I work at called Oakdale Clinic . I have been asked to talk to you about the rights of individual service users using the facilities.

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Hello my name is Emma Baker and I work as a nursing home carer who cares for the elderly with all different kinds of disabilities to help them in the stages of developing. I make sure that my patients get the best care of my ability. It is called Oakdale nursing home which is connected with the primary trust that I work at called Oakdale Clinic on Abbott Rd in Worthing. I have been asked to talk to you about the rights of individual service users using the facilities. An individual right is something that is entitled to you like: 1. ...read more.

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> I would make sure that the patient is looked after, never isolated and treated with the respect there deserve. 4. To be treated equally and not discriminated against - against social class, gender, sexuality, age etc 5. To be allowed privacy - meaning no interruption in your private life. > I would ensure that my patient's have privacy when needing to change or going to the toilet if able. 6. To be protected from danger and harm - meaning having the right to be safe in an environment. 7. To be cared in a way that meets your needs - it is important that people's choice are shown to support self - esteem > I would make sure that my patients always have the choice on what they want to do e.g. ...read more.

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The Data Protection Act (1998) - protect people's rights of confidentiality because your following rights are: * That at any time you can't say "No" to providing info. * That any data on you should be accurate and up to date. * That any data on you should not be held on you longer than is necessary. * To know all data on you. These are some situations that these rights could come into play. Discriminated against - Two male patients on same ward. One of them was an Englishman the other is an Indian man. Both have the same problem (high blood pressure and such) the nurse was an English trainee she came in to give water and doing a check up on the Englishman. But the Indian man was missed out. ...read more.

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