Nvq Level 3 Health and Social Care

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Level 3 Unit 59 Knowledge Questions Provide Support to Maintain and Develop Skills for Everyday Life 1. (1.1)Compare methods for developing and maintaining skills for everyday life. Doing skills in everyday life allows us to meet our individual needs. We can maintain support for the service users in their everyday life by discussing their needs with them and how they want to approach these needs. If applicable we can involve their next of kin to discuss what would be best for the service user and what they would like them to achieve. Day in and day out my colleagues and I work with our service users supporting them with most of their needs and activities, although we do have a few service users that are quite capable of doing this themselves we always make sure they know we are there if they need our support. We support the service users to do their everyday things, we don’t take over. We like our service users to feel like they are capable of doing things on their own with us just working alongside them. I feel if we were to take away all their independence, take away their choice, it could lead to the service users having behaviour problems and also in the long term they will lose ability to do skills that they once were very capable of doing. 2. (1.2) Analyse reasons why individuals may need support to maintain, regain or develop skills for everyday life The reason why people would need support to maintain, regain or develop skills for everyday life can be very different. People could have different health problems that affect their skills for everyday life. A few examples on what could have an effect are: * Physical health: feeling unwell with a fever leads to tiredness and can make you unable to do usual daily activities. * Learning disabilities: someone with a learning disability may take longer to learn an everyday skill. * Mental health:
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