How does the Care Act 2014 Manage information?
The Care Act 2014 encourages caregivers to take a person-centred approach when safeguarding vulnerable adults. They help you directly involve the vulnerable person – and any nominated people who can help reach decisions in the vulnerable adult’s best interest – when managing safeguarding concerns and care plans.
What is the key legislation relating to equality?
The main pieces of legislation which apply to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion are the Equality Act 2010 and The Human Rights Act 1998. Some of the older laws such as the Disability Discrimination Act can still be relevant, although generally the Equality Act includes and updates most of the older legislation.
What is Section 42 of the Care Act 2014?
The Care Act 2014 (Section 42) requires that each local authority must make enquiries, or cause others to do so, if it believes an adult is experiencing, or is at risk of, abuse or neglect. An enquiry should establish whether any action needs to be taken to prevent or stop abuse or neglect, and if so, by whom.
How do you promote equality in health and social care setting?
Provide person-centered care and work in a non-judgemental manner. Employees should be encouraged to value diversity and respect the attributes that make people different. Care plans should be personalised to reflect the likes, dislikes, personal history and beliefs of each individual.
How does the Care Act 2014 promote equality?
Promoting equality and respecting diversity help to ensure that people are valued and have the same access to all opportunities whatever their differences. The Act also provides protection for individuals who experience discrimination by association with someone who has a protected characteristic.
Has the Care Act 2014 been successful?
It has been heralded by the Department of Health as the ‘most significant reform of care and support in more than 60 years’ and can be regarded as the most systematic and complete set of changes to adult social care legislation since the Beveridge Reforms of the 1940s.
What does the Care Act 2014 say about safeguarding?
The Care Act 2014 sets out a clear legal framework for how local authorities and other parts of the system should protect adults at risk of abuse or neglect. Local authorities have new safeguarding duties.