Reflective Practice In Adult Social Care Settings

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Title | Principles of personal development in adult social care settings | Ref | 32 | Level | 3 | Credit value | 2 | Learning outcomesThe learner will: | Assessment criteria The learner can: | 1. Understand how to reflect on practice in adult social care | 1.1 Explain what reflective practice is:Reflective practice is a process of understanding, analysing , recognising and changing practice and decisions to make it more effective. It’s a process of evaluating what can be changed and improved so an impact will be more effective. 1.2 Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided: In a care setting we always…show more content…
1.3 Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care: Standards such as Code of Practice, National Minimum Standards or National Occupational Standards explain what we need and must to do to work effectively. They are guidelines of how we should be working in a Health and Social Care sectors. They inform how should the service be provided to be up to standards, what trainings are required for care staff, how often our training should be updated etc. Standards helps to understand how can we improve and develop our skills and knowledge to provide service. 1.4 Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice:In health and social care settings we have to treat everyone in a professional way and manners. We have to remember about equality and diversity of individuals. Personal development is also about awareness and understanding of others values and beliefs system and experience, treating everyone with respect and dignity. We should not let our values, belief system and experience impact our working practice. We should first understand our values and belief system and it’s…show more content…
Understand how a personal development plan can contribute to own learning and development | 3.1 Describe the components of a personal development plan:Personal development plan it’s a document with identified goals, trainings and development. When identifying goals we need to describe area of competence and what do we want achieve. When identifying trainings we need to think about accurate training and courses and also about time needed to achieve specified qualifications.When identifying development we need to analyse progress and achieved knowledge and skills in certain period of time. 3.2 Identify sources of support for planning and reviewing own development :There is a few ways to support for planning and reviewing own development. Necessary step in your workplace is supervision with employer, supervisor or manager. It’s opportunity to discuss goals and areas that we want to improve, training and courses which might help our career. We may ask for support in finding useful networks, websites, studies and lectures about how to move forward in our working practice. Formal and informal networks help people to find support and advice of how to plan personal development. In a group people share their experience, knowledge and they support each other. It’s a great source of support as we can base on others experiences, we can join lectures and discuss issues. Volunteer job is very popular to achieve skills, knowledge and experience in specific area.We can also seek an
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