Influences of legislation: - Coggle Diagram
Influences of legislation:
protecting people from harm is a core role for all care workers and is supported by legislation:
The Care Act 2014 established a new statutory framework, which includes adult safeguarding.
The Children Act 2004 includes paramountcy principle and encourages partnership working to protect children.
Working Together to Safeguarding Children 2015 provides statutory guidance on inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children.
Health and safety:
legislation requires that employees have responsibility for their own safety and that of others. they should:
follow systems of work in place for their safety
co-operate with their employer on health and safety matters
inform their employer if they identify any hazards
take care to ensure that their activities do not put others at risk
employees are required to take part in training relevant to their job role so that they have the relevant knowledge to perform their duties to the required standard. This could include:
training in health and safety
training in data protection
training in safeguarding
training in child protection
training in food safety
training in manual handling
completing the health and social care certificate