Reflection On A Reflective Account

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As the Registered Manager I ensure that all policy and procedures of the Home are carried out and followed by myself and the team and ensure that good practises are followed. To enable this is followed effectively regular sessions are carried out in the form of regular Team Meetings, Development Day, personal and group supervisions. Within my own performance there have been a number of new experiences that I have completed as part of my new role. It is evident that my own knowledge will be of a standard suitable to Ofsted as I have passed a Fit Persons Interview which is the format that Ofsted use to question suitability. To co-inside with the qualification I have became very familiar with the appropriate legislation around children’s…show more content…
The need for reflection is a vital tool as if there is no reflection there is no room for improvement. If unsuitable practise is regularly being carried out and reflection is not being appropriately managed then this practise is continued and feed through the team, this them can become a standard was of working and mistakes will continue to be made and could potentially lead to unsafe practice or safeguarding concerns. I have looked at 2 models of reflection which was Gibb and Kolb, reading through and comparing the two models I believe the best model I work within is the Gibbs Model of Reflection. The model has a six stage reflective cycle which appears an easier way of working through incidents and issues. The cycle does appear to be easily adapted to most modern day issues that arise and need some form of…show more content…
Members of staff complete all statutory training and have regular refreshers and course updates. To enable this matrix to work effectively each member of staff completes a Personal Development Plan with myself which identifies appropriate training suitable to their needs and the Homes needs. I believe that potential barriers come in a mixture of different sources that include all areas of a person’s lifestyle. Some of the barriers that I have experienced include areas within my work and personal life. As I am completing my qualification I can link a number of barriers that include time management, needs of the Home and family commitment. Due to my preferred method of learning at times I need some extra time and support in producing sections of work which in turn impacts on my duties within the Home which overspills into my personal life. The needs of the Home and the young people within my care are paramount and this is categorised in a higher need than my qualification resulting in the needs of the Home having priority. These include meeting deadlines, targets and outcomes for a variety of governing bodies to include young people’s local authorities, Ofsted and to co-inside with The Children’s Homes Regulation; Regulation 33

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