Health & Social Care
 
Safe Professional Boundaries & Behaviours
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>>AIM
This workshop will assist staff in working more safely by demostrating the importance of having clear professional boundaries when working with service users..

>>OBJECTIVES
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Define professional boundaries
  • State why professional boundaries are important to staff,  service users and the organisations they work for
  • State who is responsible for maintaining professional boundaries
  • Set clear and workable boundaries with service users and colleagues
  • Identify actual/potential boundary issues when working with service users and colleagues
  • Identify ways of minimising and/or managing the risk associated with boundary issues
  • Identify ways of clarifying/reinforcing professional boundaries with service users and colleagues
  • Discuss the relevance of current legislation, codes of conduct and policies & procedures to professional boundaries

>>DURATION
One day.

>>PARTICIPANT NUMBERS
This course should be run for groups of up to 16.

>>DESIGNED FOR
Staff working in support and care.

The contents of this workshop will incorporate issues of equal opportunities and anti-oppressive practice to assist participants in understanding and challenging all forms of discrimination.

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