Learning Objective 4 (Understand how personal hygiene, safety and security measures protect individuals) Flashcards Preview

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Flashcards in Learning Objective 4 (Understand how personal hygiene, safety and security measures protect individuals) Deck (25):
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Why should CCTV be placed by doors?

To monitor who enters/leaves the setting

2

In a nursery why should the locks be at the top of doors?

so children can not reach them

3

What safety measures could be used in a residential home?

monitoring of who has keys, security pads/locks on doors, window locks, reporting of concerns, alarmed doors, CCTV

4

How does monitoring of keys protect individuals?

means only certain people can have access to medicines

5

How does having security pads/locks on doors protect individuals?

prevents anyone who isn't authorized form entering.

6

How does having window locks protect individuals?

service users can not climb out

7

What are 3 examples of personal hygiene measures that workers should follow?

hair tied back, open wounds covered, no jewellery, no nail polish, appropriate PPE, hands washed correctly, regular showering

8

what is PPE?

personal protective equipment

9

Why are emergency procedures important?

ensure everyone is safe, reduce risk of injury, provides guidelines for staff, specific staff roles, service users feel safe

10

How can accidents be prevented?

risk assessments carried out, training of staff, mop up spills, good staff to service user ratio, following policies and porcedures

11

how does hand washing reduce the spread of infection?

destroys bacteria

12

how does not wearing jewellery reduce the spread of infection?

removes places for bacteria to get trapped

13

how does having good personal hygiene reduce the spread of infection?

carry less bacteria

14

How does covering open wounds reduce the spread of infection?

prevents transfer of bacteria

15

What are 3 safety procedures that could be used in a nursery?

emergency fire procedures, risk assessments, food safety, first aid procedures, staff to children ratio

16

How does staff wearing ID badges protect individuals?

easy to identify staff and unauthorised people

17

How does having a signing in and out book help to protect individuals?

can control who is allowed in to the setting

18

Why is is not appropriate to wear high heels when working with children?

could trip over and injure a child

19

Why is it not appropriate to wear a fitted skirt when working with children?

restricts movement when playing with the children

20

What are 3 examples of how general cleanliness should be maintained?

cleaning surfaces, use of appropriate cleaning materials, control of potential infection sources

21

How does appropriate protective clothing help to protect individuals?

prevents injury, reduces risk, improves hygiene

22

How does not wearing nail varnish help to protect individuals?

reduces the risk of contamination, removes places for bacteria to be trapped

23

How could the risk of unauthorised people entering a building be reduced?

CCTV, security pads, manned reception desk, locks on doors and windows

24

How could the risk of children leaving a building be reduced?

manned reception desk, security pads, swipe cards to open doors

25

How can the risk of not knowing who a member of staff is be reduced?

staff wearing ID badges, visitor badges, display boards of staff photographs