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HSC 3038 WORK IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FAMILIES TO SUPORT INDIVIDUALS 1.1 Analyse the contribution of families to the care and/or support of individuals Families contribute a lot to the care and support of individuals in care in many ways; in the first place, it is the family that is the first port of call in terms of care in the sense that it is the family that acknowledges that a member of their family requires professional care and takes the matter to the body responsible. Secondly, it is the family that provides the first information on the condition of the individual before experts begin their assessments. Thirdly, when an individual has being admitted into care, the family provides stability to him/her by their constant visits…show more content…
The role of her key worker who is a female is to assist Miss M with all her personal care, and to report any concern to the line manager who would refer it to Miss M’s GP. The role of the family members is to always be there for Miss M, to visit her regularly and to take her to the synagogue every week. The role of the others like the GP, Nurse and Psychiatrist is to provide Miss M with adequate health checks and monitor her medication. 3.3 Support family members to understand person centred approaches and agreed ways of working When the outcomes have been established in the case of Miss M, the manager asked me to talk them through the principles of person centred care and I immediately gave them a brief lecture on how and why they should maintain Miss M rights, choices, privacy, dignity, personality and how to do so using the policies and procedures of the home since nothing can be done from a vacuum. In this way, the family members understood the need of carrying out all their roles in accordance with the laid down rule of the home in order to give Miss M quality care…show more content…
This has been the practice since Miss M moved into the care home and everything has run smoothly so far. 6.2 Agree criteria and processes for reviewing support for family members During the review meetings we have every three months, the home equally reviews the support the family members need to support Miss M and they are asked if they need any additional support, whatever they say is processed and the home gives them that support if it is within its reach like that of Miss M’s key worker accompanying them on journeys or refers it to the local council if it is not within its reach like that of getting some money to pay a trainer to train them on how to support Miss M while they are on holiday. 6.3 Encourage the individual and family members to participate in the review Whenever it is time to review Miss M’s care plan, the care home ensures that all concerned are available, and the home does this by asking the family members of Miss M what time would be best for them and then everyone agrees to that time and it is important to note that the family members have come to all the review meetings so far and Miss M who lives at the home attends too since it is a chance to interact with her family
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