Health And Social Care Unit 3 Promoting Good Work
• Manual handling operations regulations 1992 This act promotes safer moving and handling and appropriate use of equipment for example using lifts to help service users in an out of the bath instead of trying to live a service user by hand.This is an important act in health and social care because it prevents injuries to service users or care employees • Data protection act 1998 This act protects individual’s rights to their personal data being stored.This act covers the processing, gathering, storing and sharing of an individual’s data.This is important in health and social care settings as service users information is used daily.Health and social care settings are covered by specific legislation and laws from the government to enable the care setting is operating the optimum way.Acts like the Health and safety at work act (1974) this act applies to all workplaces and it pull all the laws together so that all organisations were covered by the same legislation.
If you have an interest in health, early years care, education and social care, then this course is perfect for you.
There are four • Control of substances hazardous to health regulation (COSHH) 2002.
This legislation was introduced in 2002 and covers the use and storage of chemicals.
Students will overall be graded with a: Level 2 distinction*, level 2 distinction, level 2 merit, level 2 pass or level 1.
Topics they will study include: Year 10This year students are completing unit 1 and unit 2 internal units.