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  • 1. 

    Each and every worker has a Duty to Care with professionalism and within all policies and guidelines for those in their setting.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that every worker has a responsibility to provide care in a professional manner and adhere to the policies and guidelines set in their specific work environment. This implies that workers are expected to prioritize the well-being and safety of those they are caring for and follow the established protocols and standards. Therefore, the correct answer is True, as it aligns with the idea of professional duty and responsibility.

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  • 2. 

    A hazard is the likelihood that a person may be harmed or suffers adverse health effects if exposed to a risk.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The explanation for the given correct answer is that a hazard is not the likelihood of harm or adverse health effects, but rather the potential source or situation that can cause harm or adverse health effects. In other words, a hazard is the inherent danger or risk present in a specific circumstance or substance, while the likelihood of harm or adverse health effects is determined by the level of exposure to that hazard. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 3. 

    To be safe and effective it is important that health and social care workers carry out their duties as they are trained to do and according to policies and procedures.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement emphasizes the importance of health and social care workers carrying out their duties in a safe and effective manner, following the training they have received and adhering to established policies and procedures. This ensures that they provide the best possible care to their patients or clients while minimizing risks and errors. Therefore, the statement is true.

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  • 4. 

    A ______ is a situation requiring a choice between equally undesirable alternatives.

    • A.

      Conflict

    • B.

      Crisis

    • C.

      Dilemma

    • D.

      Drama

    Correct Answer
    C. Dilemma
    Explanation
    A dilemma refers to a situation where one has to make a difficult choice between two equally undesirable alternatives. It implies being faced with a challenging decision that may have negative consequences, regardless of the chosen option. In this context, conflict, crisis, and drama do not accurately capture the essence of having to choose between equally undesirable alternatives, making them incorrect options.

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  • 5. 

    The Mental Capacity Act.(_______) provides the statutory framework for decision making on behalf of adults, protecting the service user, carers and professionals. 

    • A.

      2003

    • B.

      2005

    • C.

      2007

    • D.

      2009

    Correct Answer
    B. 2005
    Explanation
    The Mental Capacity Act 2005 provides the statutory framework for decision making on behalf of adults, protecting the service user, carers, and professionals. This legislation outlines the principles and procedures for assessing a person's mental capacity and making decisions in their best interests when they lack capacity. It also establishes safeguards to ensure that any actions taken on behalf of individuals are done so in a way that promotes their autonomy and protects their rights. The Act was introduced in 2005 to address the need for a comprehensive legal framework to support decision making for individuals who lack capacity.

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  • 6. 

    It is important to remember that consent is a once off event” (DHS 2001)

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement "It is important to remember that consent is a once off event" is incorrect. Consent is not a one-time event, but an ongoing process. It must be freely given, informed, and can be withdrawn at any time. Consent should be sought and obtained for each specific activity or interaction, and it should be continuously reaffirmed throughout the duration of the relationship or situation.

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  • 7. 

    Health and social care professionals are seen by the public as people with high moral standards, therefore making good ethical decisions.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    Health and social care professionals are often perceived by the public as individuals who possess high moral standards. This perception is based on the expectation that these professionals will consistently make ethical decisions in their practice. The public's trust in these professionals is rooted in the belief that they will prioritize the well-being and best interests of their patients or clients. This expectation of high moral standards is crucial in maintaining the credibility and integrity of health and social care professionals.

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  • 8. 

    In order to make decisions and assist workers with conflicts between care and rights occur, we have to remain ethical.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that in order to make decisions and resolve conflicts between care and rights, one must remain ethical. However, this is not necessarily true. While ethical considerations are important in decision-making, there are other factors such as legal obligations, organizational policies, and individual circumstances that also need to be taken into account. Thus, remaining ethical alone may not be sufficient to address conflicts between care and rights.

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  • 9. 

    The following guidelines are usual when dealing with a complaint: (Select two)

    • A.

      All staff treat feedback seriously and deal with it promptly, efficiently, courteously and keep the user informed of the progress

    • B.

      Improved customer relations are built by resolving feedback during the initial stages wherever possible

    • C.

      Most feedback is recorded and monitored so that the service or organisation will learn from feedback and take action to improve services.

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. All staff treat feedback seriously and deal with it promptly, efficiently, courteously and keep the user informed of the progress
    B. Improved customer relations are built by resolving feedback during the initial stages wherever possible
    Explanation
    The first guideline suggests that all staff should take feedback seriously, handle it promptly and efficiently, and maintain courteous communication with the user while keeping them informed of the progress. This ensures that the user feels valued and that their concerns are being addressed in a timely manner. The second guideline states that resolving feedback during the initial stages whenever possible helps to build improved customer relations. By addressing and resolving issues early on, the organization shows its commitment to customer satisfaction and demonstrates proactive problem-solving.

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  • 10. 

    All complaints should be treated with confidentiality in mind.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    It is important to treat all complaints with confidentiality in mind to protect the privacy and reputation of the individuals involved. Confidentiality helps to create a safe environment for individuals to come forward and report their concerns without fear of retaliation or breach of trust. By treating complaints with confidentiality, it encourages open communication and promotes a fair and unbiased resolution process.

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  • 11. 

    The service users are: (Select three)

    • A.

      The most important people in the home.

    • B.

      People you argue with

    • C.

      Individuals with names and feelings.

    • D.

      Interruptions to our work but the reasons for it.

    • E.

      The reason you have a job?

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. The most important people in the home.
    C. Individuals with names and feelings.
    E. The reason you have a job?
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The most important people in the home.", "Individuals with names and feelings.", and "The reason you have a job?" because these options emphasize the importance of treating service users with respect and dignity. They highlight that service users are not just interruptions or people to argue with, but individuals who deserve to be valued and understood. Additionally, the option "The reason you have a job?" recognizes that service users are the reason for the existence of the job and the need for the services provided.

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  • 12. 

    It IS important that the complaint is recorded and filed, with factual information about what was said and what you did.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    It is not important to record and file a complaint with factual information about what was said and what you did.

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