DEM 204 Understand and implement a person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia 1.1 Describe what is meant by a person centred approach. A person centred approach involves recognising a person's individuality, their personal history as well as their personality. It respects the individual’s needs, values and preferences. It tries to understand the world from an individual's perspective. It enables individual's to receive the care and support they need, in a person centred way and to be part of deciding the care that they will receive.
b) Individuals using the service and their carers Effective communication is vital between carers and the residents. This enables you to build a relationship with the people you care for and will ensure they feel safe and trust you to look after them. Communication is also needed so the residents can tell you how they are feeling and what their needs and wishes are. Aiii Identify three ways of finding out the communication and language needs of an individual. For each method, describe how effective it is at establishing the needs of the individual.
Understand and implement a person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia. (DEM 204) Outcome 1 Understand the importance of a person centred approach to Dementia care and support. 1. Describe what is meant by a person centred approach. This is about ensuring that the person is the main focus of our attention and not the dementia.
When you work in a way that embeds person-centred values you are supporting the people you work with so that they can live the life that they choose to. You will have a more holistic approach to your work by respecting a person’s differences and tasks will be done better because you have accounted for that person needs in a way that suits them. As a result the individual will feel valued. Why can risk taking be part of a person centred approach? A person centred approach includes promoting an individuals right to choose and be independent.
305 Understanding person centred apporoaches in adult social care setting 1.1 Describe person-centred approaches Treating the person as an individual, with dignity and respect, looking at the individual as a whole person, not just meeting one aspect of their needs always listening and helping the individual to make informed choices and working in partnership with the individual. 1.2 Explain why person centred values must influence all aspects of social care work Meeting the needs of the individual by providing the best possible quality care service and ensuring a good quality of life of the individual keeping in mind to treat the individual as you would wish to be treated. Will leave the client feeling valued and important. 1.3 Explain how person centred values should influence all aspects of social care work In everything you do that one individuals views should be thought of or asked, giving the client the choice in cloths they want to wear, what cup they wish to have their cuppa tea in, working in partnership with the client in everything that is done while still ensuring best possible quality care and keeping in line with policies. 2.1 Explain how finding out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual contributes to their care plan The care plan is about the individual and their preferences, needs and wishes It should give information to others.
Communication can make a person’s quality of life better, especially if they are in pain or distress, or to express feelings, wishes or desires. 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, and emotions, to give encouragement and show others they are valued. 1.2 Explain how communication affects relationships in an adult care setting: Good communication will enable me to build strong relationship based on trust. It is essential that the individuals I support trust me as I will be working closely with them sometimes providing personal care which can be a very intimate task. Effective communication can help promote and create a positive working environment.
Unit 2 The person centred approach to the care and support of individuals with dementia. 1.1 Describe what is meant by a person centred approach. Person centred approach is the person is being cared for rather than focusing on the disease. To try and understand the behaviours of the individual and how to respond to these also. The carer would encourage the individual to have more of a say in their day to day life, get them involved in decision making and feel valued.
Unit 1: Promote Communication in Health & Social Care 1.1 Identify the different reasons people communicate People communicate in order to convey their needs and express their feelings and concerns. This also allows for information, ideas and experiences to be shared, questions to be asked and is an important part of socialising and building relationships with others. 2. Explain how communication affects relationships in the work setting Communication in the work setting can be between colleagues, clients and their families. It can be used to express the person’s needs and helps to develop trust and establish good relationships between care givers, clients and their families.
It leads to better outcomes and it creates better patient and family satisfaction. The FCC’s basic concepts are based on respect and dignity where health care providers listen to what the patient and the patient’s family’s perspectives and opinions are. Patient and family knowledge, values, beliefs, and cultural backgrounds are very important to consider incorporating into the planning and delivery of health care. Patients and families are encouraged to decision making depending
Important factors such as the safeguarding of individuals, personalised care and quality treatment are checked. Essential standards expected are; Service user’s preferences are to be included within plans involving their care and be kept informed of any changes. They have the right to be consulted regarding their care, treatment or assistance and may refuse it they wish. Service users will be offered support in order to help them stay independent. Service users can expect to be accommodated within a clean and safe environment, protected from harm and treated with respect and dignity by social care workers.