UNIT HSC 343------SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS TO LEAVE AT HOME.
*There are legal and organisational requirements on equality, diversity, discrimination*, rights, confidentiality and sharing of information that need to inform my practice when supporting individuals to live at home. These include Human Right Act 1998, which states that individual has the *right* to be consulted and *their* views considered, have information provided treated in confidence, be respected, be treated as an individual, be treated equally,, be respected*, be treated in a dignify way, be protected from danger and harm, be cared for in a way they choose, *access*information about themselves and communicate using their preferred methods of communication and language while supporting them to live at home. Other requirements include Chronically sick and disable person Act 1970, which makes it the duty of the local authority to make an *assessment* of individual needs, NHS and Community Care Act 1970, Data Protection Act 1998, and Prevention of Vulnerable Adult from Abuse Harm [POVA] .*Organisation* policies and procedures include Diversity *and Equality* policy, HILT S*ervice Users Involvement Strategy 2002, Communication Policy*, Confidentiality* Policy, and Risk Taking Policy. All these requirements have informed my practice when supporting clients to live at home
*An s a support worker, *I* have the right to be *supported in my caring roles. This is why *I* have one to one supervision with my line manager who always provides necessary support when it is needed. Policies and Procedures are provided to inform and support me while carrying out my support roles. Also, training is provided and time allocated to attend such trainings. I also receive support from my colleagues and professionals.
There dilemmas that could arise while supporting individuals to live at home. The individual’s rights and their responsibilities for their own care and protections. For example*, Miss* J* has chosen to...