4222-302 Essay

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Unit 4222-302 Mark Butterworth Engage in personal development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings 2.1 Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided. Supervisions are very useful as they can highlight any areas of your role where you may need help or assistance. They are a way of evaluating your performance over the last month, which in itself can highlight areas where you need support or more training, which will help you to be a more effective support worker. Supervisions can also highlight where you doing well, which can also help to build confidence. 2.2 Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice. By reflecting on your working day you can gain a better insight on whether you actions have had a positive or negative impact on the service users, or even the whole house. This reflection can help in the future as you can learn from your mistakes or improve on certain aspects. By doing this you may gain use information which could be useful when reviewing risk assessments or personal centred plants etc. 2.3 describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practices. As you grow up you develop your own values and beliefs through your life experiences, and it is very important to remember that the people that you look after will have developed their own values and beliefs as a result of what could be a completely different life experience. It is therefore fundamental that we respect the service user’s values and beliefs as they are as important to them as our own, and remember that we are not to try and instil our beliefs etc. on them. 5.1 Evaluate how learning activities have affected practice. Sometimes learning can be a case of trial and error, for example, you could make
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