They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practices. 1.4. Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice? Values, belief systems and experiences may affect my working practise because if I treat people differently or force my views and opinions on to people it can cause conflict. By listening and understanding other people’s values and beliefs I can understand them and their beliefs better and improve communication with them.
b) Why is reflective practice important? - effecting on your practise is important as it can help you to focus on what you have done well and identify areas you may need to improve I.e. It may make you consider new approaches or make you consider learning more or beginning new courses in relevant subjects. 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?
NVQ level 3 Unit 302 1.Explain what reflective practice is Reflective practice means: we explore why and who we practice; thinking back over a situation or activity; developing a different approach; gaining insight into a new way of learning. 2.Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided Reflective practice is important because we can focus on what has worked well and what needs to be improved. Helps us develop greater self-awareness and consider new approaches and learning. And enable a different approach to be applied. 3.Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care Standards inform reflective practice by informing own learning, helping one to think about professional accountability, enabling professional development, providing a way of identifying what is required for good practice.
2.1 Explain how finding out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual contributes to their care plan The care plan is about the individual and their preferences, needs and wishes It should give information to others. Talking to the client about their past will enable the care plan to be completed accurately and reflect the individual and their preferences, needs and wishes, the more you know about the client the better the care plan can be adapted to that client. 2.2 Describe ways to put person-centred values into practice in a complex or sensitive situation Distressing, traumatic and frightening times are likely to have serious
Note that they are guide questions. Different questions to suit particular situations should be developed to help critical analysis of practice. Good facilitation of team audits is essential to getting people motivated to contribute to practice improvement, rather than repeatedly redefining the difficulties. Use the following to review learning and development, and relate to changes in working practices. Individual level What works well and not so well in your practice?
Make a record of what went well and look for ways to improve the things that need to go better. How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision. If workers think about what they are doing and what they can do to make it better their work will improve and so will the service provision. How standards can be used to help a social care worker reflect on their practice. Standards help social care workers so they work in the same level as other social care workers or even their peers!
1 Understand how to reflect on practice in adult social care 1.1 Explain what reflective practice is. (Planned: 0 , Completed:0) Reflective practice is looking back on an experience and reflecting on what went well with it or what may not have gone so well. 1.2 Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided (Planned: 0 , Completed:0) Reflective practice is inperative in order to ensure that high standards are kept continuously as circumstances ,service users and environments change. In order to reflect one must continuously be aware of approaches used and how they can be changed or developed to improve. Continually improving and adapting approaches benefits both indiviuals and practitioners ,ensuring that each individuals needs are catered for.
Reflective practice means thinking about and evaluating what we do and discussing any changed which could be made means focusing on how we interact with colleagues , customers and the environment. It is also something we think of doing differently which can have positive impact on the care we give customers. It is also means reflecting our own values, beliefs and experiences which shape our thoughts and ideas. It will also helps us to observe our weakness and strength. c)How reflective practice contributed to improving the quality of service provision It will allow us an objective look at our practice in order to improve , helps us to recognise what we do well so that we can apply these skills in situations when arises.
It means thinking about how you could have done something differently, what you did well, what you could have done better, how could you improve what you did. It also means reflecting on your own values, beliefs and experiences which shape your thoughts and ideas. I am responsible for providing an equal , non discriminatory and inclusive service to all individuals no matter what a person’s personal beliefs and values may be. Reflective practice is exploring why and how you practice, thinking back over a situation or activity and then developing a different approach to gain insight into a new way of learning. I believe that reflective practice is a very important tool the adult social care setting as I have found that I am faced with new challenges and obstacles in the clients home each day.
2.2 Demonstrate the ability to reflect on practice. By reflecting on your working day you can gain a better insight on whether you actions have had a positive or negative impact on the service users, or even the whole house. This reflection can help in the future as you can learn from your mistakes or improve on certain aspects. By doing this you may gain use information which could be useful when reviewing risk assessments or personal centred plants etc. 2.3 describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practices.