Meaning Of Duty Of Care

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Meaning Of Duty Of Care

Post by zainshallal » Mon May 15, 2017 3:41 pm

define duty of care
legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others.\
Accessing current information about clients
-Maintaining knowledge and skills
- Complying with policies and procedures
- Responding when you identify children at risk of harm, including making reports of risk of significant harm
- Reporting allegations against employees in relation to child safety
- Working within your role and expertise
- Maintain a safe work environment, recognising and responding to the risks associated with transport, activities out of the home, and situations where parents are not present to supervise a child or young person
- Recognising the need for team work within and between agencies

this is my answer for the deffinition of duty of care not sure if im on the right track ;;;
need help plzzzzz

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Re: Meaning Of Duty Of Care

Post by Lorina » Mon May 15, 2017 4:16 pm

Yes, you're on the right track with your response... Here is some more information:
Duty of care is the responsibility or duty to take reasonable care to avoid acts or omissions that could expose people, for whom there is a responsibility, to a reasonably foreseeable risk of injury.

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