Unit LD 303 Promote active support Outcome 1 Understand how active support translates values into person-centred practical action with an individual 1. There are many characteristics associated with active support and the hotel model in relation to an individual’s support. With hotel support this would mean that the service users are spectators to their care. This is just a 'new' word for institutional care. The care which is provided for the service users would be tailored around staff instead of the service users needs.
Promote active support (LD 303) Outcome 1 Understand how active support translates values into person-centred practical action with an individual The learner can 1 compare the characteristics associated with active support and the hotel model in relation to an individual's support The characteristics of active support include drawing the person into their plan of care and really including them in decisions being made about this - person centred planning in other words. It means thinking about the person in a holistic way - so their previous history, spiritual needs, physical needs and family are considered - likes and dislikes. They are encouraged to get involved in activities within the home and promote or maintain their independence. The hotel model on the other hand, is just a 'new' word for institutional care - things done without real consent and for the convenience of the staff (like making people wait for pain relief because the medicine round isn't officially starting for another hour). The hotel model means that people have everything done for them which means they are losing their skills and ability to care for themselves.
UNIT 4222-374 Promote active support OUTCOME 1. Compare the characteristics associated with active support and the hotel model in relation to an individual’s support. The hotel model is where support staff does things for people and they become observers in their own lives. Active support is a way of ensuring that people are able to engage and participate in their own support. Promote individuals independence making environments easy to maintain and comfortable for people.
By encouraging an individual and offering positive praise to participate in a new activity, this can promote their general wellbeing, boost their confidence as by participating in a new activity this may enable them to make new friends and become more sociable. This would lead to the individual feeling empowered, By working in this manner it can have a positive effect on the individuals behavior and self worth. A behavior chart could be used to identify triggers to behaviors and positive reinforcement could be utilised to support the individual to cope at these time and help offer active participation which may encourage them to participate in future as well as reducing unpredictable behaviors. Another way to support an individual to participate in a new activity is to set goals with the individual and have rewards when they have achieved their goals so that the individual feels that they are working towards something,that they are at the center of their care and they can feel proud when they have achieved their goal which promotes their overall moral end self esteem. An individual may respond well to positive compliments relating to the activity, which may encourage the person to participate in a new activity, this could have a positive effect on their confidence and self
UNIT 85: Provide Active Support By Kirstie Calow 1.1 The hotel model is where by the staff take over and the service user is a spectator of their own lives however active support encourages the service user to take active participation in every part of their lives, it provides the support that is needed to meet the needs of the service users. Active support is a way of ensuring clients are able to engage and participate in their own support. 1.2 Promoting independence - clients are empowered to consider a range of options by providing a verity of information, they own decisions, and share responsibility for the outcomes. The aim is to help clients regain or learn new skills to live your everyday life and stay within your community. informed choice – Clients rights a decision about diagnostic or therapeutic procedure that is based on choice, which requires that the decisions be voluntary and that the client has the capacity for choice.
Unit 85 1. How the key characteristics of active support differ from the Hotel Model… Hotel model is really a description of care which is disabling - taking over and doing everything for the person rather than promoting independence and being collaborative (working in partnership with the individual to establish the best ways of supporting that person). With the hotel model, a person can become institutionalised as they lose the ability to make decisions for themselves. Active support encourages a person to take their lives into their own hands as far as possible and live it fully and to their full potential. However active support encourages the service user to take active participation in every part of their lives, it provides the support that is needed to meet the needs of the service users.
1.1 Compare the characteristics associated with active support and the hotel model in relation to an individual’s support; The hotel model is where support staff does things for people and they become observers in their own lives. Active support is a way of ensuring that people are able to engage and participate in their own support 1.2 Identify practical changes that could be made within a service setting to; Promote individuals independence * Making environments easy to maintain and comfortable for people. Support informed choices * Putting in place communication boards showing information in a way that is understood by the individual Improve quality of life * By making an individual’s choice of activities, food etc. person centred so
Unit 4222-374 promote active support Outcome 1 Understand how active support translates values into person centred practical action with an individual Compare the characteristics associated with active support and the hotel model in relation to an individual’s support The characteristics of active support basically means to draw the individuals into their plan of care and to include them into any decisions being make about them. This basically goes back to treating an individual in a holistic way and treating them as a whole and make sure they are encouraged into activities and to promote independence. The ‘Hotel model’ just means that certain things are done with no real consent and everything is done for them, which means the individual may lose some independence and the ability to care for themselves. So a comparison would mean stating which model is bes for the individual and why that comparison is the best. Identify practical changes that could be mad within a service setting to promote and individual’s independence In promoting individual independence, the aim would be to develop confidence with well-being.
In my role I have to deal with a wide range of individuals who are both directly associated with the Care Home and those who are a necessity but who are indirectly required to assist with the business/operational needs. These “groups” can be split in two; Direct and Indirect. Direct Group Indirect Group Management Accountants Staff Solicitors Residents Banks/Stakeholders Relatives Employment Consultants Commissioners Suppliers 1.2 Explain how to support effective communication within own job role. With regard to supporting effective communication I always emphasise that I have an open door policy. If people feel you are approachable then they will not hesitate to seek any clarification they may require on any communication and this in itself supports effective communication.