Standards can be used in numerous different ways in which to help a social care worker reflect on their practice. It helps them work on par with one another and to standardise the service in which they are giving out to the public. HOW REFLECTING PRACTICE CONTRIBUTES TO IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF SERVICE PROVISION. Reflective Practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision by health professionals looking back over there work to see where they are going wrong and the things in which they are doing right and should focus upon to do better. Reflective Practice helps a person to do their work better.
Working in the Health and Social Care industry I think the most important thing is the service users and our health and social care workers and their happiness. The more I reflect and enhance my own knowledge the more effective the learning and training will be. We also have to take responsibility for our own behaviour on people that we manage and train and encourage them to show positive behaviour too. 1.2 – Analyse potential barriers to professional development There are a number of barriers within my role. Once the barriers have been identified I should look to overcome these.
This report will also explain the importance of stakeholders an how quality is identified. The review of the purpose of physician and patient pertaining to Quality Improvement will be discussed in this report. Why Quality Management is necessary in the healthcare
It is both a tool to help me analyse specific interactions or incidents that have occurred at work, as well as a method of working in the moment that is mindful and self-aware. 1.2 Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided. Reflecting on my practise is important as it can help me to focus on what I have done well and identify areas I may need to improve I.e. It may make me consider new approaches or make me consider learning more or beginning new courses in relevant subjects. I can use reflective practice to improve the quality of the service I provide by thinking about a task I previously completed and asking myself: What could have been done better?
One of those organizations is the Joint Commission and another one of them is the National Committee of Quality Assurance (NCQA). These organizations are responsible for developing and improving the quality of care. The Joint Commission is responsible for trying to continually improve the health care of the public they do this by working with stakeholders and evaluating different health care organizations while encouraging them to go above and beyond in providing safe and effective care at the highest quality and value (Spath, 2014). The NCQA is responsible for developing standards that will continue to improve the quality of health care. If an organization is interested in acquiring the seal of the NCQA they must first be able to pass a rigorous and comprehensive review as well as report annually on the continued performance of the organization (About NCQA, 2014).
We all have to start somewhere and it helps our confidence and practice if we are nurtured in our translation of new knowledge into practice. 2. Generates knowledge from clinical practice to improve practice and patient outcomes. As a new NP practices they will be continually learning and improving their practice. If they are learning, as time and experience build the NP will have improved patient outcomes.
Level 5 Diploma Leadership and Management Health and Social Care Unit 502: Promote Professional Development OUTCOME 1 1.1 Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice 1.1 – it is important for me to continually improving my knowledge, and ensure that I am aware of, and follow, the current health & social care standards, legislation, and guidelines for good practice. Learning new skills and refreshing training enables me to progress, and achieve within my career and working practices. Personal development benefits me, but also Company, and the young people in my care. The focus of training tends to be on the staff group, to ensure that all recommendations and standards are achieved. CPD is important
My reflection will include key themes such as effective team working and stereotyping followed by a summary of the main topics covered within the essay. Interprofessional collaboration is described by Pollard et al. (2005) and Way et al. (2002) as the process of communication and decision making that enables members of different professions and/or agencies to share knowledge and skills in order to provide integrated health and/or social care for the benefit of patients and the wider community. This is reinforced by the World Health Organisation (WHO, 2010) and
To encourage the service user to actively participate in their care. To ensure the service users rights are maintained. To respect the service user as an individual. To promote independence. These influence work in the health and social care sector in many ways.
Reflection as a learning tool allows me to identify the positive and negative aspects of my practice and to draw upon previous experiences and apply them to new situations “Reflective practice has, however, the potential to help practitioners in all fields unlock the tacit knowledge and understanding that they have of their practice and use this to generate knowledge for future practice”. (Schutz, 2007 pg.26) The clinical competency I have chosen in this report is Phlebotomy. As part of my role as a health care support worker within a District Nursing team Phlebotomy is one of my primary duties. The clinical skill I have chosen to reflect upon within this account is venepuncture. Confidentiality has been maintained throughout within this assignment and all names and locations are changed in accordance with the Nursing and Midwifery Council code of conduct (2008, Section: Confidentiality) and for this purpose I have chosen to name the patient as Mrs Jones.