Health and Social Level 3

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LD 303 Diploma 1. Understand how active support translates values into person centred practical action with an individual 1.1 Compare the characteristics associated with active support and the hotel model in relation to an individual’s support The hotel model is where support staff are doing things for people and clients become observers in their own lives, where active support is a way of ensuring people are able to engage and participate in their own support through informed choice. 1.2 Identify practical changes that could be made within a service setting to: promote an individual’s independence support informed choices improve quality of life To support informed choices: communicate using their preferred method; provide information in a format that is relevant & suitable for them eg. Braille, Easy Read, Audio, Large Print, DVD. Support individuals to experience the choices/possibilities available eg. attend the day centre, meet with the club or group (it is often better for any of us to gain a good understanding of something before we agree, or not, to be a part of it!) person-centered approaches/values, get to know the person; likes dislikes, etc, the person may become stressed or find it difficult to make a decision if too many choices are available so the options may need to be reduced to enable the individual to choose. Improve quality of life, get to know the person, likes & dislikes, hobbies (in the past & now) who are they? How do they like to communicate? person-centred approaches, treat the person as an individual, ask them what they would like to do, just because they are in that home/day centre doesn't mean everyone is the same, how has their disability/illness/ageing affected them, they may of always loved to read but can no longer do so, audio-books may help them continue to love books. Opportunities to try new things or take part in
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