Develop Professional Supervision Practice in Health and Social Care Settings.

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Professional supervision practice 1.1 Analyse the principle and scope of professional supervision Supervisions within the care setting are a requirement to comply with the Health and Social Care Act 2008, essential standards of quality and care as set out by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Supervision supports the organisation to deliver positive outcomes for the service users. It is to develop a strong and professional workforce with a culture of growth and development, enabling monitoring and review of staff performance. Supervision is an accountable process which supports, assures and develops the knowledge, skills and values of an individual, group or team. With the purpose to improve the quality of their work and to achieve agreed objectives and outcomes. All staff are supervised on a continual basis with policy stating the care staff will receive six supervisions throughout the year, although this may be more if performance or practice dictates more regular. The supervision process will ensure that staff know the policies and procedures understanding the aims and objectives of the home. Ensuring individuals are clear on their roles and responsibilities and enable them to learn and develop their own skills and knowledge, offering constructive feedback so they can learn from their mistakes. Supervision should be a place in which individuals can talk freely. 1.2 Outline theories and models of professional supervision A model of supervision is a theoretical framework to guide the delivery of a supervision, outlining the stage, functions and roles within the supervision. Such models include: ‘The Three-function interactive model’ (Cutcliffe and Proctor, 1998) is a process where supervisor and supervisee are jointly responsible for completing: Formative supervision (educational, develops individuals to realize their potential through skills
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