Assignment 206 Task a Short Answer Questions, Health and Social Diploma 3

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ASSIGNMENT 206.......... Understand the role of the Social Care Worker. TASK A Short Answer Questions; Ai) Explain three differences between a working relationship and a personal relationship. A working relationship is a relationship where the social care worker spends time with their service user's and co-workers during working hours, but have little or no contact out of working hours. Strictly professional. In a personal relationship a social care worker's personal life, extra curricular activities and social life are all involved. A working relationship does not allow for arguing, accepting (ie gifts ), differences, discussing personal life or problems between participants. In personal relationships all of these are acceptable. In a working relationship it is established with colleagues, service user's and other professionals that sharing information is limited. In a personal relationship anyone can share unlimited information. Aii) Give two examples of different working relationships in an adult social care setting. Working with colleagues to form a professional working team, enabling good communication, support, exchanges of knowledge and skills resulting in all staff working collectively to provide the best possible continuity of support and care required to meet all service user's needs. Working with other professionals (ie, GP's Social Workers ). Involves communicating and exchanging of relevant information, this ensures all service user's receive the correct care, advice, counselling and support they may need for their continual well being. Aiii) Explain why it is important that social care workers work in partnership with individuals using the service and their family. It is very important as family and friends may be able to

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