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Care Certificate Standard 7 covers Privacy and Dignity. It helps you understand what privacy and dignity is, how it can be compromised. It then goes on to look at how to maintain the privacy and dignity of individuals receiving care, supporting them to make their own choices.
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Activity 7.1a In relation to care practice, describe what is meant by the terms privacy and dignity
Allowing people to have the space their need in the environment and when they need or request it. It also refers to ensuring that certain information is not shared and that the individual’s preferences regarding their privacy is respected.
The process of respecting an individuals views, choices and decisions while focusing on their personal values. It is about not forming assumptions regarding how they wish to be treated and working with care and compassion. It requires you to communicate directly with the individual whenever this is possible.
Activity 7.1b As a healthcare worker or social care worker, you will be providing care to individuals who have a range of different needs, wishes and preferences and in situations which may be sensitive, personal or challenging. In the table below, list situations where and individuals privacy or dignity could be compromised and then for each one describe how you would maintain their privacy and dignity.
Situations where an individuals privacy and dignity could be compromised.
Describe how you would preserve this individuals privacy and dignity in this situation
In a situation where you need to touch an individual such as examining marks, cuts and bruises.
I would take the individual to a private location, if required, and bring along another professional individual. I would ask for the individual’s permission before I touch them. In some cases, I could refer to their care plan, if required.
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