1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person – centred values. It is important we work in this way in order to promote individuality, this allow individuals to make informed decisions and choices, as well as understand the consequences as well as possible risks of such decisions and choice that may well relate to their own health and wellbeing. We must do this within the appreciation of rights within the care value base. We can uphold this by empowering individuals to maintain their own independence. Each individual should have the right to privacy which encourages that person to maintain dignity and self-respect.
Person-Centred Care is an approach to care that respects and values the uniqueness of the individual, and seeks to maintain, even restore, their individuality. We do this by creating an environment that promotes personal worth and uniqueness, social confidence, respect, truthfulness, independence, engagement and hope 1.2 It is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values because, I believe that the person centred values is a process of continual learning and listening, acting in alliance with their family and friends and focusing on what is really important to someone today and in the future. It is important so we may able to assist people in saying what is important and we could help them to take control of their lives. 2.1The more you know the more you are capable of assisting. You can't help people if you don't know their needs or wants.
Unit 61 1 Understand specific communication needs and factors affecting them 1.1 Explain the importance of meeting an individual’s communication needs Individuals who have communication problems need support to enable them to express themselves effectively. It is therefore important for the carer to be aware of the individuals preferred method of communication and also to support the individual to use their preferred method. Individuals have the right to communicate through their chosen method and their choice should be acknowledged and respected by supporting them. The individual’s right are particularly important when using specific communication methods and language because it’s their major way of communicating their needs and preferences. Communication is a basic human right.
Person-centred care sees patients as equal partners in planning, developing and accessing care to make sure it is most appropriate for their needs. It involves putting patients and their families at the heart of all decisions. Person-centred care aims to be user focused, promote independence and autonomy, provide choice and control and be based on a collaborative team philosophy. It takes into account service users' needs and views and builds relationships with family members. Person-centred care involves: • Compassion, dignity and respect – these are the essential foundation for the greater involvement of people in their own care.
As a social care work am also required to work in accordance to the codes of practice that have been set out by the general social care council. These include: * Protecting the rights and interests of service users * Earning and keeping the trust and confidence of service users * Promoting independence as well as keeping people safe * Respecting the rights of service users while being aware of any risks and their management * Keeping public trust and confidence
Clients communicate with their carers to express their needs and preferences and to ensure they are met. 1.2) Communication is important in order to be able to express needs and wishes of the client and the carer, through effective communication (asking questions and sharing ideas) we are able to build relationships with the client and their families, asking the correct questions can help both the carer and client (or family member) build up a care plan that can enhance the quality of the client`s life. We can reassure a client through different areas of communication: speech, touch, and the way we look at the person. Communication with our colleagues is extremely important, a good example of this is when we hand over at beginning/end of shift the information we exchange is obtained from the diary, GP and observation sheets which are updated throughout the shift. The information from these sheets can be used to help inform the clients Relations of the well being of their family member.
Unit 7 – Understand person- centred approaches in adult social care settings 1.1 The underlying purpose of “Person-centred values” is to ensure that the individual needing care is placed at the very centre of the decision making process about their life, the services and support they want and need. It is vital for the social care worker to work using these precise methods to establish the needs and wishes of the individual. This will also mean that individuals will feel empowered and in control of their lives, be more confident about making decisions, will feel valued and respected.’ The values are :- Individuality- the persons special uniqueness Rights - the persons UK human rights and their rights under UK law and within the policies and procedures of the setting in which their care is provided. Choice - in what care the person has and how they have it Privacy - to have conversations and receive care and treatment away from others Independence - to live life without interference Dignity and Respect - treating other as you wish to be treated Partnership - involving the person as an equal partner in planning and agreeing their care 1.2 It is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values so that a person feels free from threat, both physically and psychologically. Risk taking can be part of a person centred approach as we would choose to use positive and informed risk taking which would involve building a positive view of the individual, and seeking to learn what a persons gifts and skills are and what people admire about them.
There are several standards within the care sector that will influence the way that carer’s job roles are carried out. Here are the standards for Social Care Workers: 1. As a social care worker you must protect the rights and promote the interests of service users and carers including treating each person as an individual, respecting diversity and different cultures and supporting service user’s rights to make choices based on the services they have available. 2. As a social care worker, you must strive to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of service users and carers which includes being honest and trustworthy, communicating in an appropriate and straightforward way, respecting confidential information, being reliable and dependant and adhering to policies and procedures about accepting gifts and money from service users and carers.
1.1 Treating each person as an individual; 1.2 Respecting and, where appropriate, promoting the individual views and wishes of both service users and carers 1.3 Supporting service users’ rights to control their lives and make informed choices about the services they receive 1.4 Respecting and maintaining the dignity and privacy of service users 1.5 Promoting equal opportunities for service users and carers 1.6 Respecting diversity and different cultures and values. Code 1 2) As a social care worker, you must strive to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of service users and carers. 2.1 Being honest and trustworthy 2.2 Communicating in an appropriate, open, accurate and straightforward way 2.3 Respecting confidential information and clearly explaining agency policies about confidentiality to service users and carers 2.4 Being reliable and dependable 2.5 Honouring work commitments, agreements and
* Rights – ensuring that individuals are able to participate in society and not excluded from accessing their rights because of a disability or vulnerability * Partnership – working together to plan for and achieve the outcomes that an individual wants in order to improve their lives 1.2. Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values. The underlying purpose of person centred values is to ensure that the individual needing care is put at the very centre of the decision making progress about their life and the services and support they want, need and require. Person