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CANDIDATES RECORD OF ACTIVITY

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THE EVIDENCE ABOVE HAS BEEN JUDGED AS VALID, RELIABLE AND AUTHENTIC. IT WILL BE CONSIDERED AS PART OF THE OVERALL EVIDENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS UNIT Assessor: SHARON RAMDAS-POTTER Signature: Sharon Ramdas-PotterDate:

Candidates Name: Kathrine Hammed Signature: Kathrine HammedDate:

2. Learning Outcomes Written

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THE EVIDENCE ABOVE HAS BEEN JUDGED AS VALID, RELIABLE AND AUTHENTIC. IT WILL BE CONSIDERED AS PART OF THE OVERALL EVIDENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS UNIT Assessor: SHARON RAMDAS-POTTER Signature: Sharon Ramdas-PotterDate:

Candidates Name: Kathrine Hammed Signature: Kathrine HammedDate:

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It is important to adhere to the scope of my role as a physiotherapist assistant because it sets out boundaries and enables me to know my specific roles and responsibilities. Also makes me aware of my own level of competences and skills. According to my contract my duties and my role includes: talking to patients and preparing them for therapy, setting up equipment such as rollater frame, arjo stand, walking stick, and gym, keeping records of patients progress, providing reports to physiotherapy, showing patients how to use mobility aids, checking and maintaining equipment, helping patient to mobilising with aids and unaided, and do general administration and keeping the department tidy.

Furthermore, the skills and qualities I needed to carried out my job also involves effective and written communication, good health and stamina, genuine concern for the well-being of patients, patience, sensitivity, tolerance, ability to work well in a team and on my own, ability to encourage and motive patients of complete their treatment programme, an understanding and caring attitude.

However, I never undertake any task that I have no experience or training in. if my work task was beyond my capabilities I known that putting patients, colleagues and myself at risk. I only undertake task according to my job description and what am trained to do. For example I am not medically trained so I do not undertake any duties with patient that requires specialist medical training. For instance if I was asked to take blood or change catheter bag and I have not be trained to do this I may cause harm to the patients and myself because I am accountable for my own action not just my employer.

One day a relative approached me on the ward asking me if I could gave her a walking stick I advised her she might need to go and see her general practitioner (GP) to refer her to see physiotherapist who is going to assess her whether she needed a walking stick or not. The relative was not very happy but I knew that this is not included in my job description. If I just issued the walking stick to the relative I know that I am putting myself and my employer at risk. Because I have not had any training to prescribe or issued a walking aid to the patient without instruction from the physiotherapist. I then gave the relative all the information she needed in case she wanted to complain, I told her I am more than happy to help in filling in forms about the complaint. It is important for me to work in partnership so that the patients and the relatives feel happy and supported. Being relatives I explained why I cannot issue the walking stick and giving...
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