Job Description

Medical

Care Assistant (Days)

Location:
Maghull
Salary:
£9 - £9 Per Hour
Job Requirements/Description
Damfield Gardens, owned and operated by Highpoint Care, is a 67 bed all en-suite residential care facility specialising in dementia care for the elderly, we pride ourselves on person-centred quality care tailored to every resident who resides here. Highpoint Care is a family-run business that ensures both the standard of care given to our residents and the staff culture our care homes cultivate is in line with the compassionate, familial ethos upon which our company was founded. Job purpose - To work as an integral part of the caring team, delivering the highest standards of personalised care to residents, ensuring that everyone is treated with respect and dignity, and that individual's rights to privacy, dignity, independence and choice are met in a safe environment. Key Responsibilities 1. To provide the highest level of personal care (toileting, bathing etc) and attention to residents, following individual care plans carefully and ensuring that all contact is polite, friendly, warm and supportive. To act as a key worker for a named group of residents, ensuring that these responsibilities are carried out in full (as defined in the training manual). 2. To understand and comply with all statutory and legal requirements which are relevant such as Health & Safety, COSHH, all aspects of the Health & Social Care Act, to maintain a safe environment throughout the home. Understand and have an awareness of Infection Control. 3. To always be alert to resident's safety, physical and mental well-being, immediately reporting any changes in a resident's condition to a senior person on duty, and to accurately maintain and update residents' records as required. 4. To respect and maintain confidentiality of resident's personal information at all times, this includes resident's behaviour and actions and any incidents that may occur in the course of day to day care. 5. Be understanding and patient towards residents and their needs, and encourage, assist and support residents to participate in leisure activities as appropriate to the individual, ensuring their social and emotional needs are met. This also includes escorting residents to outside appointments and leisure outings
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