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STUDY GUIDES

STUDY GUIDE: Unit 1 (SHC31) Promote communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s s

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Choose one key piece of legislation or driver that’s relevant to your organisation and do a brief overview that could be shared with others in your organisation to enhance their learning.

  Name of legislation Mental Capacity Act 2005    Summary of key areas Capacity should be assumed until proven otherwise. An individual cannot be said to lack capacity until all reasonable steps to support them to make a decision have been tried. Making unwise decisions does not mean lack of capacity. Decisions made on behalf of …

Choose three pieces of legislation that might be particularly relevant to your organisation and the setting in which you work and explore the impact in more detail

Consider the following list of legislation taken from the CQC website page referenced above. Choose three pieces of legislation that might be particularly relevant to your organisation and the setting in which you work and explore the impact in more detail using the table to record your findings. Autism Act 2009 Data Protection Act 1998 …

Knowledge Sharing Within the Team

  How is knowledge shared with the team? Informal discussions on shift Regular team meetings Notice board Communications book Other paperwork What are the ways used for sharing practice issues? Team meetings, training  How often is knowledge shared by team members rather than just leaders and managers? Regularly – everybody is encouraged to contribute during …

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