Also I may lack skills or knowledge to be aware of what else you should be doing or other ways in which I might work. Feedback may come from a variety of sources, including parent and colleagues as well as early year’s advisers. For this qualification, I may also be given feedback from my assessor Joy. Feedback works best if I trust the people it comes from and if they feel that they can give me an honest view. It is a skill in itself to be able to listen to feedback carefully without becoming defensive.
The focus of training tends to be on the staff group delivering the services, to ensure that all recommendations and standards are achieved. p.d.p is important for my career, increases my employability, and helps me progress and gain promotion within my work place. As a senior member of staff, I am responsible for others: Staff, residents, visitors, etc so it is paramount that I am knowledgeable in all areas of management, Also is important for me to ensure that staff recive the training to ensure that they are aware of and follow, the current health & social care standards, legislation, and guidelines for good practice. .This will ensure a good work force are following all the same standadrs to ensure that best practices are met and a high quality of care is given to the clients, I ensure the team of staff i supervise have regular traing some that is refresher training on a yearly basisfoe example manual handling/administration of medication and the medication error policy and procedure this is one i ensure ,as i dont want any medication error but if this was to hapen, as we are only human i want to stress the importance of reporting and what the out comes are if you dont report/safe guarding which is in house and deliverd by yearly trained D.A.P.A(DESIGNATED ADULT PROTECTUON .) /health and safty training and ensure my team have read or
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.
2.1 The service we provide must reflect the needs of the people we support and by constantly improving our services we can better meet the need of the individuals and support their development. By constantly reflecting on out practice we can assess where we may be lacking in skills or knowledge and we can update these regularly to keep our services up to date and as supportive to the individuals as possible. 2.2 This could take
Seeking feedback also determines what is already working well and shows that you are open to improving your own practice. 2.3 It is important to use feedback in order to ensure that your practice meets the changing needs of the individuals within your care and to raise awareness of both your strengths and your weaknesses within your role. When you actively use your feedback it shows that you have
1.1- Continually improving knowledge and practice is imperative in order to ensure high standards are kept as circumstances, expectations and environments change. Continually improving and adapting practices benefits both residents and carers ensuring that each individuals needs are catered for. 1.2- The potential barriers to professional development are unwillingness to learn new skills for fear of failure or fear of technology. Loosely defined goals are also a potential barrier along with lack of resources. 1.3- Inductions provide you with the basic knowledge and skills you would need to start working in a new job role.
The test that examines more in depth of leadership styles produced a somewhat predicted outcome. I know that my style and personality are strongly linked to achieving a task to completion. There are few times where I put people’s concerns or worries ahead of the task, generally when necessary but defaulting to task at hand as priority. I don’t believe that I’m inconsiderate of people as my style is to be balance the work loads and give people an opportunity to achieve their directives. This allows me to focus more on the issue at hand and worry less about people’s opinions.
Sometimes you may have to work in best interest and instinct to fulfil your job role. To follow the agreed ways of working to its fullest you must refer to care plans, following the care plans ensures that you are implementing these rules. Working within the policies and procedures of your job description and working in agreed ways are very important because it ensures that you are doing your job correctly and to a high standard. It covers you from legal issues as you are completing tasks correctly and professionally. It is important to follow the agreed ways of working so you are certain to be working under the legislations that apply to the role you are undertaking, these could include the data protection act 1998, care home regulations 2001, care quality commission regulations 2009, care standards act 2000, health and safety at work act 1974 and many more.
. In an idea world everyone should do this but in reality it may prove difficult for some people to participate in, this is connected to the need to be seen to do the right thing, it may also feel that you are facing criticism. Reflective practice is not criticism it is being open and honest about your strengths and areas for further development. If you are open and honest with others it can encourage others to be open and honest with you. Reflective practice in a colleague-based environment can build a work place with trust and respect as in a group you can explore and take a conscious look at emotions,
It is of utmost importance to carefully choose the people we associate with, as we are greatly influenced by our own peer group because they can assist in developing a strong individual identity. We usually feel more secure when we know that we have others around us who share our goals and care about our progress. Being part of a peer group fosters the idea that we are accepted and loved for who we are. This is why change is often difficult for certain individuals because suddenly, you are cut off from your regular group, who you have become so familiar with. We sometimes seem wired to adopt the goals of the people around us, particularly when we develop a close relationship with them.