Qualification: Level 3 Diploma in Adult Care
Unit: Responsibilities of a care worker
Learning outcome: 1. Understand working relationships in care settings
Assessment criteria: 1.2 Describe different working relationships in care settings
- Carer-Client: Professional relationship between paid carers and their service users. Carer is privy to personal information about the client and it must be kept confidential. Carer provides a service.
- Co-workers: Relationship between team of professional carers. Teamworking and good communication required. Also includes relationships with managers and other colleagues.
- Other professionals: Relationship between staff and external professionals, such as nurses, social workers, psychologists etc.