Professionalism and what it means for you

Stonehouse, DP 2015, 'Professionalism and what it means for you' , British Journal of Healthcare Assistants, 9 (9) , pp. 455-457.

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Within this article, the author will be discussing professionalism and what this means for the support worker in their everyday practice. The difference between being a member of a profession and acting with professionalism will be discussed.

The importance of following the Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers and Adult Social Care Workers in England (Skills for Care and Skills for Health, 2013) will be stressed, as it is through meeting these standards and behaviours that professionalism will be supported.

Topics that will be highlighted include: having a professional attitude; the importance of appearing professional and of communicating in the correct way; confidentiality; together with the maintenance of professional boundaries with service users.

Item Type: Article
Schools: Schools > School of Health and Society
Journal or Publication Title: British Journal of Healthcare Assistants
Publisher: Mark Allen Group
ISSN: 1753-1586
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Depositing User: DP Stonehouse
Date Deposited: 06 Apr 2018 11:14
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2022 23:05

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