1.3: examples of how to provide person-centred support when supporting individuals in day-to-day activities: You will need to develop a clear understanding about the individuals you are working with. This includes their needs, their culture, their means of communication, their likes and dislikes, their family and other professionals’ involvement so you can promote and provide person centred care and support. Person-centred values provide a foundation on which you can base and build your practice. You need to understand what the values are, how you can promote them and why they are important. A value is simply what is important in the life of the person you are supporting.
The concepts of power sharing, consultation and joint ways of working are essential for effective service provision. Social care professionals need to understand the importance of promoting autonomy with individuals. They also need to be aware of their own roles and responsibilities and how they relate to others within the sector. Organisations therefore now need to think creatively about how to recruit and involve individuals in planning and delivering of care services and the need to invest time and effort in effective “partnership working. This ensures that the individual young person who is in our care is placed at the centre.
1.2 person centered values are important with care plans as Care planning is all about improving the lives of those who receive care. A person centered approach is fundamental to achieving high quality care, both for staff who implement care plans and for service users and their families who rely upon them. The emphasis must always be on the service user as an individual, with aspects of aspects of their unique qualities helping to inform the care plans, such as their life history, likes and dislikes, and experiences. Creating a care plan that ensures that person centred values are met will make all the difference when considering an individual’s ability to understand,
By having open and good ways of communicating with each other it enables all parties to have a very good understanding of each child’s individual needs and it will help form part of their development plan. Body language and facial expressions are a form of communicating, and by having these good communication skills, practitioners are more likely to have strong relationships with the children and their parents. It is essential that practitioners maintain a professional relationship and communicate effectively as it will help to breakdown any tensions, help with transitions from one setting to another, settle the child into settings, have a good understanding of the child and working in partnership with the parents. 2.2 Describe the factors to consider when promoting effective communication. A practitioner would need to consider many factors when
Unit 1 Identify the different reasons people communicate To express needs; to share ideas and information; to reassure; to express feelings; to build relationships; socialise; to ask questions; to share experiences People communicate in order to establish and maintain relationships with others, to give and receive information and instructions, to understand and be understood, to share opinions, knowledge, feelings, emotions, to give encouragement and show others they are valued. Communication is an essential tool a carer can use to meet the needs of children. It is a basic requirement of my job role to communicate with individuals and their families, other members of staff on a daily basis. Communicating with other staff members ensures effective team working and continuity of care. It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported.
Individuals also communicate to express their needs and preferences and to ensure they are met. Discussing the options and choices available to the individual, allows them an informed choice with regards to their care. Communication is all about expressing needs, to share ideas and information, to reassure, to express feelings, to building relationships, socialise, to ask questions and to share experiences. 1.2 An explanation of how communication affects relationships in the work setting Communication is vital to bring about positive relationships at work. When working in a team environment, you need to be a team player and offer information and knowledge whenever possible, get along with several members of staff and show respect.
Person Centred Planning is a method of supporting individuals and empowering them to take charge of the direction of their life and make goals which are achievable and ultimately lead to greater social inclusion and good quality of life in every aspect from good mental health to helping them achieve and overcome physical disabilities. Learning difficulties and disability has previously been approached by being agency focused, so the agency decided the goals for them and set their targets. Multi disciplinary meetings would be held and the individual’s disability and skills assessed and their care would be around that, therefore putting the disability first and not the whole person. Getting started with person centred thinking One of the best tools to start with is the 'One Page Profile' it is essentially a list of what people like and admire about the person, what the service user is telling us is important to them, and a description of what great support looks like for them:- everyone should have one! The one page profile can then be
Diverse groups of individuals can work well together, forming a strong team and how communication amongst professionals when forming a multi-disciplinary team ensures that the best care and development is available for the children involved. The Common Assessment Framework (CAF) explains how professionals working together should share a common goal for children and their families enabling access to appropriate facilities and services. Self awareness and self concept assures we are informed and sensitive about our intra-personal skills and inter-personal skills enabling interaction with others making it possible as a practitioner to perceive and recognise the needs of others, potentially making a difference to their life (Oliver and Pitt, 2011). Self-awareness requires us to take a critical look at ourselves and the organisation we belong too, therefore recognising our own strengths and weaknesses, enabling us to learn from others while developing and improving standards of positive relationships by using empathy, inter-personal and intra-personal skills. In early years settings it is likely there will be a range of experiences and qualifications as well as diversity amongst colleagues ensuring it is a strong team rather than leading to critism behind closed doors.
By knowing ourselves, our attitudes and our personal values help us to understand the effect we have on others. It is important for people to have effective communication in a care setting. It is a basic essential needed on a daily basis. It helps to build relationships between people. It helps to exchange information and certain messages that need to be given.
All policies and procedures should also be available from the managers office. OUTCOME 3. It is important to work in partnership with others as we all have a common goal and that is the welfare and wellbeing, physically and mentally, of those we look after. Also to ensure that everyone is involved in any decision making and that care workers are doing their job effectively. People involved in working partnerships may include the individual and their families and friends, doctors, social workers, carers.