Duty of care is in everything we do

Duty of care is in everything we do, every decision we make must be in the best interest of the individuals that we support. When planning and proceeding with daily duties we must protect individuals from harm by following agreed standards and policies such as; moving and handling etc. This is to ensure that individual will not suffer from abuse or any harm ensuring the safeguarding and protection of individuals. If we see an incident it is our duty of care to report it immediately, through the correct recorded systems so that individuals will continue to be protected. It is also our duty of care to protect the private knowledge that we have of individuals and keep information private especially if an incident should happen, in case the incident needs to be brought up in court. When you don’t follow your duty of care you risk the individuals which you are meant to safeguard and protect.