Assignment 302 Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings

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Assignment 302: principles of personal development in adult social care settings How to Reflect on your Practice and Identify Stronger and Weaker Areas of your work. What is reflective practice? Reflective practice is a process by which you: stop and think about your practice, consciously analyse your decision making and draw on theory and relate it to what you do in practice. Critical analysis and evaluation refocuses your thinking on your existing knowledge and helps generate new knowledge and ideas. As a result, you may modify your actions, behaviour, treatments and learning needs. Why is reflective practice good? Is the capacity to reflect on action so that you can engage in a process of continuous learning and enables you to identify areas where you need to improve your practice while keeping you positive by identifying your stronger aspects and build on them. How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision. You can use reflective practice to improve the quality of the service you provide by thinking about a task you previously completed and asking yourself: What could have been done better? & How will I do that task next time? How standards can be used to help a social care worker reflect on their practice Standards are guidelines put in place to follow when completing a task or action, these standards are there to ensure the job in hand is completed to the required standard or above. If you are not meeting the required standards then you can identify these areas when reflecting on the task, areas that have to be improved to meet the requirements. Aii) Notes a) It’s important to receive feedback on your performance as a social care work so people can tell you what you do well and what areas you could make improvements. b) Different people react differently to feedback depending on the way it is

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