Assignment 302 Task A Guidance You are going to be a mentor for a new social care worker as part of their introduction process. Part of your role is to help them prepare for the review after their probation period. Ai Create a guide for the new social care worker about how to reflect on their practice. The guide must include the headings listed with an explanation of each. a) What is reflective practice?
1.1 The reason why people communicate is to insure everyone has the correct information and instructions to follow, it also allows people to share ideas and experiences, express their feelings, socialize and ask questions. Communication enables people to build and maintain relationships with service users and work colleagues, to create a better working environment. It is easier for work colleagues to discuss and raise any concerns about a service user than to read in the care plan. 1.2 Communication can lead to good or poor service within an adult social care setting. Good communication with service users encourages participation in activities therefore promoting equality within the care setting.
further training, can improve working practice and as such, improve the standards of care provided. It can also identify areas of good practice that can be shared with others. How standards can be used to help a social care worker reflect on their practice? As social care workers, we all work to a set of standards that determine how we carry out our working practice. These standards are guidelines, policies and procedures that we are expected to follow, that identify the quality of care we are expected to achieve and deliver.
Improves your basic judgement and professionally enables you to apply skills to the personal development cycle. How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision? Contributes to improving the quality of service provision as the care worker constantly revises the policies and procedures and new standards that are being constantly set. Being up to date on the relevant new policies and procedures help the care workers to do their job and maintain of what is expected from them. How standards can be used to help care worker reflect on their practice?
I believe I have a quite good knowledge and understanding of meeting standards with the care I deliver to our service users and meeting the standards expected within my role as a carer. I also believe I could learn more to enhance my knowledge. If I should need support for my own learning and development within my role as a carer I can ask my nurse in charge or my manager at any point. Having regular supervisions and appraisals help in this effect. I can also refer to service users care plans or ask my manager for training on things I may find difficult.
It means thinking about how you could have done something differently, what you did well, what you could have done better, how could you improve what you did. It also means reflecting on your own values, beliefs and experiences which shape your thoughts and ideas. I am responsible for providing an equal , non discriminatory and inclusive service to all individuals no matter what a person’s personal beliefs and values may be. Reflective practice is exploring why and how you practice, thinking back over a situation or activity and then developing a different approach to gain insight into a new way of learning. I believe that reflective practice is a very important tool the adult social care setting as I have found that I am faced with new challenges and obstacles in the clients home each day.
the code of practice explain the way that we should be working, you can use them to think about the way you work and compare them to your own work and decide if you need to make any improvements. They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practice. 1.4 Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice Values, belief systems and experiences may affect my working practice because if I treat people differently or force my views and opinions on to people it can cause conflict. By listening and understanding other people’s values and beliefs I can understand them and their beliefs better and improve communication with
Using reflective Practice you will be able to contribute to your service provision by being able to reflect .process, evaluate and achieve progress through your better understanding of client group/user. Also thinking about your personal reflection what have you done well, what can you improve on, what have I learned from this? How standards can be used to help social care workers reflect on their practice? Using company policies familiarize yourself with your companies working standards. What is your work standards, what does your social care employee expect of you and what is it aim for for the service provision?
In doing this, social workers will be able to treat each client with dignity, allowing for the client to be the expert of their own life (Sheafor, B. W., 2012, p. 48-57). This will help the client become stronger and grow in the end. By incorporating these three areas, the social worker will be able to continuously keep checking on the progress of the client and their growth. This all ties into the social worker keeping their profession open by being accountable to the clients, the community, and agencies that help with the case. By incorporating the five concepts listed above, Grayer talks about the phobia Alex has with the public, and the inability to maintain a healthy relationship, this Agoraphobia, played a large part
This is essential for people working within health and social care as it improves clinical practice. (Ghaye et al 2000). The development of reflective practice is the responsibility of the individual professional. In order to make their practice as reflective as possible, it is important