They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practices. 1.4. Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice? Values, belief systems and experiences may affect my working practise because if I treat people differently or force my views and opinions on to people it can cause conflict. By listening and understanding other people’s values and beliefs I can understand them and their beliefs better and improve communication with them.
It is a skill in itself to be able to listen to feedback carefully without becoming defensive. It is often easy to begin to defend the reasons why I do things, but the key is to remember that the focus is on improving performance. It is my responsibility to ensure my knowledge and skills are up to date. It is important to regularly attend training and refresher courses such as First Aid, health and safety training. Legislations and procedures are constantly changing and it is important to maintain your knowledge and keep it correct.
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.
Expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards(Code of Practice, Regulations, Essential standards, National Occupational Standards): to examine why and how I practice, to identify areas for improvement, to develop different ways of working, to develop new areas of learning. 2. Be able to reflect on practice Importance of reflective practice: reflecting on situation can improve own knowledge, skills and understanding and may include: giving me grater insight, examining how effective my practice is, thinking through different approaches. Own values, belief system and experiences may affect working experiences by: understanding and being open to others` attitudes and beliefs, respecting differences between own and others personal attitudes, being aware of own personal attitudes and beliefs. 3.
It is also therefore necessary to regularly update my own knowledge and skills in order to provide apropriate care standards in accordance with codes of practice of care setting and services. This includes the use of any available resources such as, equipment; for example the use of hoists, for the movements of manual and people handling, ensuring training is up to date for example attending any relevant training courses, such as first aid training and health and safty. The importance of understanding values of adult social care, respecting the individual, preserving their dignity, the need to observe and to be observant, especially for confidentiality reasons. It is also our duty to report any concerns by completion of relevant forms, such as accident and/ or incident forms and the use of the 'whistleblowing' policy if necessary. Outcome 2, Understand support available for addressing dilemmas that may arise about duty of care.
Analysis what sense can you make of the situation Conclusion what else could you have done? Action Plan if it arose again what would you do? 2. Why is reflective practice important? Answer Reflective practice is important as it enables you to achieve a better understanding of yourself, your skills, competencies, knowledge and professional practice.
Reflecting on my activities can help me learn from other people’s strategies. Reflections also helps me to find my weakness and strengths so that I can develop and improve on them. Reflecting on myself is a complex activity that requires the individual to develop a set skills. When I reflect I stand back and think of situation or problem, gain a new perspective of something and make sense of my experience and construct meaning and knowledge that direct actions in practice. I use evidence to help me to decide on any decisions I make.
We are all individual, no two people are the same hence it is not appropriate to say that because two people have dementia that they both have the same care and support needs. The values which one person feels are important in their life may not be so to another. 1.2 Explain why person-centred values must influence all aspects of social care work. To provide the best support to a person, their values must be taken into account and by doing so you will be empowering that person, increasing their self-determination and encouraging their independence. A person’s values will include their individuality, rights, choices, privacy, independence, dignity and respect.
1. to be understood 2. to share information 3. to give instructions 4. to share feelings 5. to share knowledge Aiii. Give reasons why it is important to observe the reactions of an individual using the service when you are communicating with them. * To be able to notice their reactions and to see what they really mean * To see whether they understood what was said Aiv. Explain why it is important to find out about an individual’s: a) Communication and language needs - To make sure that their needs are being met and they have the right equipments to use to enable them to communicate like hearing aids, glasses, pictures, card, and pen. b) Wishes and preferences - meeting the wishes and preferences would make the communication smoothly and misunderstanding can be prevented.
2. Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided Reflective practice is important in order to ensure that high standards are always met. Reflective practice should be met continuously as circumstance, environments, and people can change. In order to reflect you must be continuously aware of approaches used and how they can be changed or developed to improve the services you provide. Continuously reflecting on practices benefits practitioners, service users, staff and management.