The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia – CU239P What is a person centred approach? A good care provider will follow the principles of person-centred care. The aims of this method of care are to see the person with dementia as an individual, rather than focusing on treating the person as a collection of symptoms and behaviours to be controlled or on abilities that they have lost. Person-centred care considers the person and families’ requirement’s as a whole, taking into account each case by their unique qualities, abilities, interests, needs, preferences, and treating residents with dementia with dignity and respect. Benefits of person centred care * Allows the client to retain a level of independence and capacities.
Unit 56 support care plan activities 1 Be able to prepare to implement care-plan activities 1 1 identify sources of information about the individual and specific care-plan activities Identify sources of information about the individual and specific care plan activities having a holistic approach will allow us to know better our service users and so, support the individual in the best way accordingly with their wishes. By actively involving the service users we may obtain most of their relevant information such as health state, employment, level of education, their social context and circumstances and their religious and cultural background. Accounting with service users provider permission we may obtain more information contacting the individual’s relatives. Other way to get information is contacting service users friends, neighbors and previous care providers (always keeping rules of confidentiality and the legal restrictions as to how much information may be passed on) 4 be able to contribute to reviewing activities in care-plan 4 2 describe own roles and roles of others in reviewing care plan activities In the care team my responsibilities are to contribute to the review of the care plan. My contribution is To facilitate the plan with my training and experience in this To be a member of the planning and meeting process To contribute to the actions that result from the plan Support the person or the family to lead on the individual’s own plan My role is to spend time with the focus person reading the plan and increasing my understanding of the person through the plan as the focus person will have experience of working with the individual and will know them well.
They may not be given the oppourtunity to be involved just because other's haven't got the time of day for them. Due to how dementia affects a client may mean they can not adjust to the time it is now and may be stuck in their past. This may mean they cannot understand what is being asked of them. 1.4 When caring for person with dementia we must remember they are an individual and need to be included in all
It is a process for continual listening and learning, focussing on what is important to someone now and in the future, and acting on this in alliance with their family and their friends. Person-centred planning was created in response to some specific problems with the way in which society responds to people with disabilities. Those who first described the processes were responding to the effects that 'services' can have on people's lives. In this context 'services' is a general term used to refer to the organisations which are set up to help people in relation to their disability (or at least in relation to how other people have responded to that disability). It would include health and social care services funded by government or local authorities, but also privately funded or voluntary sector projects of many kinds.
Reference to someone’s personal profile or history will: • Help to enrich the quality of support they receive. • Enable a holistic approach to their support. • Making it possible to prevent negative experiences by finding out what they dislike or are fearful of. • Help them to make personal choices. 1.3: examples of how to provide person-centred support when supporting individuals in day-to-day activities: You will need to develop a clear understanding about the individuals you are working with.
This is about ensuring that the person is the main focus of our attention and not the dementia. It recognises a person’s individuality, personal history and their personality.it puts the person, not the dementia at the centre of everything the health and social care workers do. The needs and emotions of each person are the focal point around which everything else is geared. 2. Describe how a person centred approach enables individuals with dementia to be involved in their own care and support.
246 Support person-centred thinking and planning 1.1 Person-centred planning is a set of approaches designed to assist someone to plan their life and supports. It is used most often as a life planning model to enable individuals with disabilities or otherwise requiring support to increase their personal self-determination and improve their own independence. Person-centred thinking is separating what is important to from, what is important for The people they support and finding a balance between them, person-centred planning reflects upon a person’s capacities, what is important to a person (now and for the future) and specifies the support they require to make a valued contribution to their community. Services are delivered in the context of the life a person chooses and not about slotting people into “gaps”. 1.2 what is important to the person - what matters to them, from their perspective clearly identifies the supports that the person requires - what is important for them to stay healthy and safe, and it identifies what needs to stay the same or be enhanced in the person’s life, and what needs to change (in order that the person has more of what is important to them in their life).
Aix. You will gain a better understanding of how you learn and how to improve your performance. You will gain greater confidence in the skills you have in your job role. You may be able to discuss your skills and qualities with your employer, and can ask them about training or opportunities that you wish to take up with more
2.3 When reading through a service user Care Plan, employees can get a better idea of how the service user would like to be treated and knowing what they are fully capable of doing. It is there for the employee’s to encourage service users of doing the specific things to keep them independent. 3.1 Consent means an informed agreement to a action or decision. The process of establishing consent will vary according to an individual’s assessed capability to consent. Consent
Aiv Explain why it is important to find out about an individual’s: a) Communication and language needs It is important that you make sure that you are able to communicate with people you support in the best way for them. b) Wishes and preferences For the best way to meet their needs. Av Explain how good communication can have a positive effect on the way a social care worker interacts with: a) Colleagues If you have good communication skills with your colleagues they will be more likely to want to