Communication can make a person’s quality of life better, especially if they are in pain or distress, or to express feelings, wishes or desires. 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. 1.2 Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult care setting: Good communication will enable me to build strong relationship based on trust. It is essential that the individuals I support trust me as I will be working closely with them sometimes providing personal care which can be a very intimate task. Effective communication can help promote and create a positive working environment.
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
Unit 4222-325 Support individuals during a period of change As an individual goes through life they experience changes. Some changes may only be temporary and are short term, this could be due to an operation, hip or knee replacements or illness that has left them weak and unable to manage with everyday tasks until they get their strength back. Assistance at this time and loan of equipment can see them through this period. A fall that has resulted in broken bones or damage to parts of their body, may affect someone’s confidence and they need help to rebuild this. This can a very upsetting and frustrating time if someone is used to having their independence and they may be reluctant to except help but the positive is that after
1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values The values that underpin our work have an impact on our day to day work. By taking into account the person-centred values while providing support like bathing, dressing, personal hygiene, shopping and general domestic tasks will be done better by providing a service that suit’s the service users not us or the system. It is vital for us to work using methods to establish the needs and wishes of the individual. This will also mean that individuals will feel empowered and in control of their lives, be more confident about making decisions will feel valued and respected. 1.3 Explain why risk-taking can be part of a person centred approach Person centred planning puts individuals at the centre of everything, it looks at what people can do and identify what they would like to achieve.
It reflects what is important to the person (now and for the future) and specifies the support they require to make a valued contribution to their community. 1.2 Explain the benefits of using person-centred thinking with individuals. By using person centred thinking a profile can be made to suit the individual focusing on what is important to the person, how they wish to live and then moves towards those aspirations. 1.3 Explain the beliefs and values on which person centred thinking and planning is based. It is based on the belief and values that people with learning disabilities are entitled to the same rights and choices as other members of society.
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
They probably are a lot more understanding of the health and social issues, the individual may have many of the service offering advice and support on maintaining a healthy lifestyle this can improve the health of the individual. Good health increases confidence. You will feel more able to cope with stresses and strains of daily living, work etc. Have more energy to take part in activities outside of work, school and
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. The more I reflect and enhance my own knowledge the more effective the learning and training will be. We also have to take responsibility for our own behaviour on people that we manage and train and encourage them to show positive behaviour too. 1.2 – Analyse potential barriers to professional development There are a number of barriers within my role. Once the barriers have been identified I should look to overcome these.