UNIT CU2942 PROMOTE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Understand principles of professional development 1.1 – Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice Within my professional role as a Health and Social Care Trainer, I have a responsibility to engage in continual professional development. I must continually improve my knowledge so I have the skills to pass on to our social care workers and other staff members. I need to know what I am aiming for and what I need to do to meet my objectives. I need to be a positive role model to all staff members. Working in the Health and Social Care industry I think the most important thing is the service users and our health and social care workers and their happiness.
Unit 30 Assignment 1.1 The policy of person-centred care has become a mainstay of efforts to reform health care in the UK. Government policy is now built around this core concept, a major aspect of which is enabling individuals to participate in decision-making about their care at every level. By concentrating on the individual’s wishes and aspirations and placing them at the centre of a ‘planning circle’ the care team can assist with goal setting to ensure their best interests are maintained and the individual’s preferences are considered. Working in partnership is a key element of practice within health and social care. The concepts of power sharing, consultation and joint ways of working are essential for effective service provision.
Letting them make decisions for themselves. Giving them independence. It will build relationships and give individuals confidence to express feelings which they may not be aware is abuse. Promoting choice and rights can empowers an individual. It offers choices which can reduce the likeliness of abuse.
Deborah Taylor NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care Unit 301 Principles of communication in adult social care settings Outcome 1 Understand why effective communication is important in adult social care settings: 1) Different reasons why people communicate • To build relationships • To express needs; to share ideas and information; • To reassure; to express feelings; to build relationships; to socialise; to ask questions; to share experiences • People communicate in order to establish and maintain relationships with others, to give and receive information and instructions, to understand and be understood, to share opinions, knowledge, feelings, and emotions, to give encouragement and show others they are valued. • Individuals communicate with carers to express their needs and preferences and to ensure these needs are met. 2) Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult care setting • Communication in adult care settings is essential and it is used to meet the needs of service users and build positive, honest and trustworthy relationships. • It is a requirement of a support workers job role to positively communicate with all service users, their families, other members of staff and team leaders on a daily basis. This builds positive relationships based on trust and honesty.
Also, if a child is eating with an adult and the adult is eating the same food, the child will look up to the adult as a role model as they are eating the same foods. In this routine, children should be constantly praised so that eating as a family or in the setting becomes fun. If a child finishes his/her vegetables, they should be praised. This will increase the child’s confidence as well as self-esteem. A child should also be encouraged to cut up his own food even if this is under the supervision of an adult.
3) To order food at meal times. 4) To have a friendly chat and get to know a resident better. 2. Describe two ways how effective communication can affect relationships in an adult social care setting between individuals using the service, their carers, colleagues and other practitioners. (C301 1.2) (SHC31 1.2) With effective communication there would be a positive atmosphere in the work place, the staff would be more than willing to help each other out.
Encourage the individual to select suitable options for food and drink You should try to encourage the individual to maximise their own potential and independence by doing as much for themselves as possible. This can ensure that their choices are being heard and you are not forcing your own ones on them. The aid of pictures and cards plus your own knowledge on food is also good as this help them to want to choose different foods. It is important to understand the individual’s eating habits and suggest foods that are part of the food wheel that works alongside what they like to eat. 3.
Unit 4222-301 Promote communication in health, social care or children's and young people's settings (SHC 31) Outcome 1 1.1. The different reasons people communicate:- Service users can express what their needs are or what sort of support they may require. Service users and carers alike communicate to build and maintain a good relationship. Carers documenting and sharing all relevant information (so that continuity of care can be kept). If unsure of anything, always ask questions.
One of those organizations is the Joint Commission and another one of them is the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). These organizations are responsible for developing and improving the quality of care. The Joint Commission is responsible for trying to continually improve the health care of the public they do this by working with stakeholders and evaluating different health care organizations while encouraging them to go above and beyond in providing safe and effective care at the highest quality and value (Spath, 2014). The NCQA is responsible for developing standards that will continue to improve the quality of health care. If an organization is interested in acquiring the seal of the NCQA they must first be able to pass a rigorous and comprehensive review as well as report annually on the continued performance of the organization (About NCQA, 2014).
To promote independence, professionals should: enable individuals and their family to take part in a range of activities and join networks in the community help individuals to use equipment to aid their independence •B. Support informed choices putting in place communication boards showing information in a way that is understood by the individual. •C. Improve quality of life by making an individual’s choice of activities, food etc. person centred so that they enjoy what they do in life therefore making them happier.