How can positive care environment be described?
A positive care environment is based on legislation, professional codes and organizational policy’s this helps to promote empowerment, wellbeing and equal opportunities by safeguarding human rights. All care services in Scotland must be registered with the care inspectorate (who can inspect/grade or take action at any time) When checking the quality of these services the national care standards to help achieve high quality care.
FDAMH – An independent mental health charity with a mission that states to promote mental wellbeing, create an environment that supports individuals to recover from mental ill health and prevent deterioration they also provide a range of services like befriending, counseling etc. These services have to abide by certain legislation and policies to protect their service users. If Jackie feels like she is treated with the respect that she is in a safe and secure environment and that her privacy is protected, then she will be able to thrive by building up confidence and trust with her caregivers. The data protection act ensures this by giving Jackie the confidence that her personal information will be protected and kept confidential. The fact that staff has to all be trained competent and skilled in their practice while following professional and organizational codes will help Jackie feel she has responsive care and support from people who fully understand her needs.