Health Care 202

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UNIT 202: PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS Outcome 1- Understand what is required for good practice in adult social care roles. 1.1 Identify standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out. Standards that influence the way jobs are carried out are usually found in legislation regarding the job role directly, with no exception for adult social care. Some of the standard setting legislation is as followed; * Care Standards Act 2000 * Domiciliary Care Regulations 2000 * Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 * Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992 * Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 * GSCC Codes of Practice for social care workers * National Occupational Standards * Safety (General Food Hygiene) Regulations 1.2 Explain why reflecting on work activities is an important way to develop your own knowledge and skills. Reflecting on activities from work and also other places is a great way to develop the things that you know, and also discover what you don’t know. Learning to properly reflect on what has happened is in the past is a very valuable personal skill, and it’s a way that an individual can develop themselves without the need for textbooks and training, merely learning not to repeat mistakes you’ve made, and recognising actions as mistakes in the first place goes a long way to making a person more efficient at their job role. It’s important to access the skills you have, and also the skills you lack to know where improvement is needed. Along with having knowledge and skills, knowing how and sometimes more importantly when to use them is just as important, such as recognising how we behave or the certain ways in which we perform tasks. Reflective practice is a practice in which you learn to understand yourself greater, such as your
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