You will need to write a policy review (in report format) based on a chosen health and safety policy designed to protect staff working either in a local environment or with a specific client group/care area in a care setting.
The purpose of a report is to summarise and review information. It should be in the past tense with the use of formal language.
Your report should include the following sections:
-Title: Review of the XXX Health & Safety Policy (name/source/date)
-Introduction: a description of how the chosen policy relates to the protection of staff and service users within the organisation/area of care (i.e. context and purpose of the policy).
-Analysis: an in depth evaluation of how the chosen policy draws on risk management procedures to promote the independence and choices of individual clients/service users.
-Conclusions/evaluation: conclusions drawn from the introduction and analysis of the importance and potential effectiveness of the policy.
The assessment learning outcomes for this assignment as follows :
LO1: Discuss contemporary health and safety policy and legislation linked to risk behaviour
LO3: Discuss the implications of a given health and safety policy on staffs/clients.
Enquiry and uses of relevant sources
Knowledge and understanding of the subject matter
Analytical ability and comprehension
Application of ICT skills