Explanation why person - centred values are important and how they influence social care work. A care worker need to be able to understans the importance of promoting the following values at all times and these values underpin the whole of health adn social care. Individuality Everybody involved in the care of individuals need to get to know about the needs of people from different ethnic and religious groups and also about people's beliefs and preferences. This value is important because by paying attention to these things, we can show respect and preserve individuals dignity. It influences social care work, because when we are caring for someone we have to be able to recognise that everybody is different and we must not impose our preferences to them.
Heritage Assessment Tool Cultural beliefs and values are as unique and special as each individual. Patients are as diverse as the conditions they present with. Nurses need to have awareness not only of their own beliefs and values but of those they care for to provide culturally competent care. “Cultural care is a comprehensive model that includes the assessment of a client's cultural needs, beliefs, and health care practices” (GCU Lecture Notes [GCU], 2013, para. 4).
Quality Improvement (QI) can lead to a general approach to the measurable improvement of patient care. Quality improvement uses specialized plans and principles that guarantees quality of care for patients in healthcare facilities. Quality outcomes centers on quality management principles. This report will cover the fundamentals of Quality Improvement. This report will also explain the importance of stakeholders an how quality is identified.
Culture and cultural competency in health promotion The heritage assessment tool is useful in that it evaluates the needs of the whole person and allows the nurse to provide care using the holistic approach. This includes addressing the cultural aspects of the patient’s lifestyle. Care can then be provided to patients and the community as a whole without infringing on their culture or religion. It gives the nurse a better understanding of how to approach caring for the patients or communities and the tools she would need with the approach. Health traditions differ for every culture.
Understanding that cultural beliefs and practices of the clients will influence healing and wellness and establish a respectful relationship. ii. Effective communication will assist the healthcare professional to understand the client’s perception of illness and in doing so, educating them. II. Healthcare providers should be aware of patient’s culture, beliefs, attitudes, behavior and preconceptions to provide quality care.
Analyse how systems and processes can promote equality and inclusion or reinforce discrimination and exclusion. When promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in my work place, I will ensure that my behavior, words and actions and those of people working with me support a commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion policy. I make myself aware of personal responsibilities and liabilities under equality legislation. I would also identify the diversity and needs of my staff and service users and identify areas where needs could be better satisfied and where the diversity of the service users could be improved. This is an ongoing process with health care due the changes in needs of individuals who use our service.
Healthcare is an important area where the cultural practices of an individual have got lot of influence. Therefore it is important for nurses as healthcare providers to know how to assess a person’s heritage in order to build up a healthy client- provider relationship and provide holistic care. Heritage and ethnicity are in a way inter-related as ethnic groups have a common or similar heritage. Different cultures or ethnicities have different life values about spirituality, relationships, wellbeing or illness and life and death etc. The use of heritage assessment tools helps one to understand the values and
Cultural values play a vital role in decision making for healthcare. Culture is dynamic and its changes are gradual but constant. Culture includes values, beliefs, attitudes, customs, rituals, and behaviors. While it is impossible to make universal characterizations of a culture and its people, commonalities exist that are distinctive to each culture. Culture plays a key role in our ability to influence or affect behavior in a patient.
Introduction The phenomenon of globalization has led Hong Kong to become a culturally diversified society in terms of behaviors, values, beliefs and norms. Culture directs an individual’s thinking, doing and being. Within the context of nursing practice, cultural backgrounds can influence views on health and well-being and illness, which in turn might have an effect on their perceptions on healthcare and its outcomes. Transcultural care has become an important aspect of health care due to the concerns regarding the challenges encountered in the care for culturally diverse clients. Nowadays the goal of the nursing service is to provide the optimal and holistic care for all clients, to be culturally competent is an ingredient in order to accomplish quality care and health outcomes.
Cultural values and languages are common difficulties by the provider. There are techniques that the provider can implement to solve communication difficulties. The provider should pay attention and listen attentively to the patient. The provider will be able to properly diagnose the patient. The provider should repeat what the patient said if they did not clearly understand what was said.