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D4
3.2 Describe the responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner
The responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner is to help guide and support individual and to help to them to live as independently as possible. You have a professional duty of care to individual you support. You listen carefully to them and never put individual under pressure. It is the responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner, to work within policies and procedures to follow the set rules when completing tasks.

However, the responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner is to implement care values by maintaining confidentiality of information for individual clients. Rights to dignity individual have privacy. Promoting effective communication and promote independence. This also includes protecting individual from abuse.

Furthermore, the responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner is to care planning ensuring the individual have their detailed, personalised care plan. A care plan can be written only when individual has been assessed. A care plan is helpful if it helps support worker to support individual.

Moreover, the responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner is risk management. Managing risk which is safeguarding, Safeguarding adult is about protecting those who is at risk. It is the responsibilities of health and social care practitioner to prevent abuse.

The responsibilities of the health and social care practitioner to work according to their Job description/ person specification. A job description explains the role and responsibilities of your job. This includes duties, purpose, scope and working conditions.

Reference
Health & Social Care BTEC Level 2 by Elizabeth Haworth/ Heather Higgins/Helen Hoyle Sian Laver