The Active Support Model

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1.1 Evaluate the extent to which the outcomes for a range of individuals conform to contemporary person-centred values and aims using the principles of the active support model. Using the active support model as an approach to supporting means people will be supported in a person centred way through inclusion in everyday activity and by allowing choice and control which conforms to the contemporary person centred values as it allows people to demonstrate their competence or their autonomy in activity through participation on their own terms. By trying activities a person will develop and learn new skills in physical, mental and social contexts. They will be in control of the activities as the person supporting them will be aware of their communications and respect their choices. As people learn they will gain knowledge and experience and with this a person develops confidence in their own abilities and will develop a sense of self worth and wellbeing. This will command respect from others and may allow participation in other activity. Being involved in various activities may lead to an individual to gain community presence as they develop relationships outside of their…show more content…
This may involve an assistive technology assessment to look at the tools and implements that are used or needed to allow the people we support to take part in certain activities. For example in the kitchen I may need to look at practical changes like working heights for people in wheelchairs, tools like large handled cutlery or easy poor kettles. Other tools like elongated equipment to allow people to reach items. Looking at where things are stored in cupboards so that they are within reach or the people we support and not put in places that the staff would find easiest. So basically looking at the people we support environment and basing it around their needs and not the needs of the
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