Category: 306: Promote and implement health and safety in health in health and social care (HSC 037)

Explain three different ways of promoting good health and safety practice in an adult social care setting.

Good health and safety practice can be promoted in an adult social care setting in many ways. Encouraging everybody (including service users, staff and visitors) to report any potential and actual hazards that they encounter promptly means that the environment can be made safer quicker. Explaining to everybody that is their responsibility to ensure that…

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Explain how a risk assessment might help address dilemmas between James’s rights and the health and safety concerns expressed by his mother.

James is 19 years old; he lives with his parents, twice a week he goes bowling or to the cinema with his support workers. They also go with him to the local college where he is studying Horticulture. At his last care planning meeting James expressed a wish to live independently with someone of his…

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