7.2 Explain how risk-taking and risk assessment relate to rights and responsibilities

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit: Promote Person-Centred Approaches in Care Settings
Learning outcome: 7. Understand the role of risk assessment in enabling a person-centred approach
Assessment criteria: 7.2 Explain how risk-taking and risk assessment relate to rights and responsibilities

  • Individuals have the right to make their own choices, even if these decisions are believed to be unwise by others
  • Simiarly, all individuals have the right to take risks
  • Care workers have the responsibility to ensure that individuals are supported as much as possible to make decisions for themselves
  • The risk assessment process can be used to identify risks so that an informed decision can be made
  • The risks assessment process also helps to find ways to minimise or eliminate identified risks
  • Using the risk assessment process help to ensure that care workers fulfil their legal and ethical responsibilities

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