Hsc 3047 Support Use of Medication in Social Care Settings

4534 words 19 pages
Dip NVQ Level 3 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE HSC 2028
HSC 2028 - Move and Position Individuals in Accordance with their Plan of Care

1 Understand anatomy and physiology in relation to moving and positioning individuals
1.1 Outline the anatomy and physiology of the human body in relation to the importance of correct moving and positioning of individuals

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Muscles in human body is like the motor which supports or assist the bones at the joints to move and work. When the muscle pulls it moves the bones at particular joints, which establish the joints to move about.
The contraction of the extent which the The direction which the bone of the joint move depends on the contraction of the muscle. Muscles on the other hand is affected by
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2 Understand current legislation and agreed ways of working when moving and positioning individuals
2.1 Describe how current legislation and agreed ways of working affect working practices related to moving and positioning individuals

In our organisation GAD we are working in accordance with the new legislation and agreed ways of moving and positioning individual clients. We regularly follow the organisation’s policy and procedures in accordance with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 makes it a legal requirement for employers to ensure that the health, safety and welfare of their employees is maintained and employees have a duty to take reasonable care of the health, safety and welfare of themselves and other.

Our main a objective is the safety of the clients and the PA’s. I always make use of the facilities provided for the clients in their individual homes for moving and positioning.
For example, when moving clients to; bed, bathroom, chair e.t.c we use slings and hoist them to position them having their shower, toileting and cleaning, and going to bed or transferring them from one place to the other.
This for benefit of the clients and we the PA’s involving in the moving and positioning. It will also prevent injury to the clients and PA’s.
2.2 Describe what health and safety factors need to be taken into account when moving and positioning

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