Personal Development Essay

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Assignment Brief Unit 2: Principles of personal development in adult social care settings | Assignment Issued: 18th March 2014 | Learning Outcomes: 1, 2, 3, Assessment Criteria: 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 | Assignment Title: Personal Development in adult social care | Learner’s Name: Mohammed Ali | Deadline for Assignments:4th April 2014 | Tutor’s Name:Chéo Rhodes | Date Submitted Assignments: | Internal Verifier Name:Christiana Dancy | IV Signature: | Becoming aware of your beliefs and values is an important way of developing yourself into a good careworker who respects others’ rights. Another way to develop yourself is to reflect on how you deal with situations you find yourself in at work. This should be part of your daily work. This will also help you to see that how you believe and think affects what you do. If you reflect on what you do, you will understand better where your strengths and weaknesses lie. You have a ‘Duty of Care’ to the people you care for and this means that you must not harm them as a result of what you do. One way of making sure you do this is to evaluate your work. Scenario You are a support worker working with young men and women in the community with Multiple Sclerosis. Your work helps the young people to be as independent as possible. You have had lots of experience within the community. However your knowledge of Multiple Sclerosis is limited. Your manager is aware of this and had arranged for you to attend a conference at the local hospital on the latest developments to help people with Multiple Sclerosis. Following the conference, you spoke with your manager about the latest research on the disease. You asked permission to write a short booklet to be given to the young women and men and their families to provide them with new ideas about coping with the disease. The manager gave you permission

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