2.1 Describe conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit: Duty of Care in Care Settings
Learning outcome: 2. Know how to address conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between an individual’s rights and the duty of care
Assessment criteria: 2.1 Describe conflicts or dilemmas that may arise between the duty of care and an individual’s rights

  • Whilst we have a duty of care towards the individuals that we care for, we must also respect their rights, including the choices that they make
  • This can result in conflicts or dilemmas
  • E.g. an obese individual choosing to eat unhealthy foods
  • E.g. an individual with dementia wishing to go out unaccompanied

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