1.3. Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care? Standards i.e. the code of practise explain the way that we should be working, you can use them to think about the way you work and compare them to your own work and decide if you need to make any improvements. They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practices.
• Codes of Practice are: Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers and Employers; General Social Care Council; Standards of conduct; Standards of Conduct Performance & Ethics: Health Professionals Council • National Occupational Standards: Health and Social Care; Children's Care Learning and Development 1.2 Explain why reflecting on work activities is an important way to develop own knowledge and skills. Reflecting on activities from work and also other places is a great way to develop the things that you know, and also discover what you don’t know, allowing you to set your mind on ways to develop your knowledge and fill in any gaps in your knowledge. Learning to properly reflect on what has happened is in the past is one of the most valuable personal skills, and it’s a way that an individual can develop themselves without the need for textbooks and training, merely learning not to repeat mistakes you’ve made, and recognizing actions as mistakes in the first place goes a long way to making a person more efficient at their job role. It’s important to access the skills you have, and also the skills you lack to know where improvement is needed, and knowing exactly what you want to learn is useful in reducing the time necessary in producing a new skill. Along with having knowledge and skills,
Key legislation and codes of practice which relate to equality, diversity and inclusion in adult social care are examined, together with ways of challenging discrimination. Learners are also provided with knowledge regarding sources of support and information on the subjects. Summary of Learning Outcomes: On completion of this unit a learner should: 1. Understand the importance of diversity, equality and inclusion 2. Know how to work in an inclusive way 3.
Unit title: Principle of communication in adult social care settings Unit number PWCS 21 Unit level: 2 1. Understanding what is required for good practice in adult social care roles 1.1 Identify standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out The standards which influences the way the work role is carried out are: Codes of Practice, minimum standards, Regulations, national occupational standards • Regulations are: Health and Safety at work Act 1974, Care Standards Act 2000, Manual Handling operations regulations, NHS & Community Care Act, Food Safety Act, and Management of Health and Safety at work. • Codes of Practice are: Codes of Practice for Social Care Workers ad Employers; General Social Care
NVQ level 3 Unit 302 1.Explain what reflective practice is Reflective practice means: we explore why and who we practice; thinking back over a situation or activity; developing a different approach; gaining insight into a new way of learning. 2.Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided Reflective practice is important because we can focus on what has worked well and what needs to be improved. Helps us develop greater self-awareness and consider new approaches and learning. And enable a different approach to be applied. 3.Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care Standards inform reflective practice by informing own learning, helping one to think about professional accountability, enabling professional development, providing a way of identifying what is required for good practice.
Unit 502: Promote Professional Development Haidee stone Effective support and supervision maximises learning on the job and supports the individual in a way which is appropriate to their stage of development. The wider process of reviewing overall performance and managing personal and professional are I find best considered as part of a systematic appraisal system. By having regular supervisions and appraisals at work, my manager helps to assist and guide me in identifying areas of my practice which may need enhancing and where gaps in my knowledge exist and would discuss my personal goals, career progression and my personal aspirations. First I will need to prioritise my goals, targets and objectives for my personal development. Once I‘ve identified these I look at the type of training opportunity which is appropriate and relevant to my role, and formulate a plan to how this will be achieved.
Each individual, will want to have their own preferences and wishes included in the way we will support them, so we must ensure we have all of their details known to us in care plans etc. We should always ensure their rights are protected, by our support, or the use of advocates. We must encourage their independence, to build on their self esteem, and confidence. We must ensure their privacy, dignity, and respect is honored, and all needs met, as we need to have, the individuals, best interests at heart to support them. As a health and social care worker it is our duty of care to provide all of the above and also keep individuals safe from harm or exploitation.
Principles of personal development in adult social care settings 1.1 The standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out are indentified in my employer’s policies and procedures, my job description, safeguarding procedure and care standards. 1.2 Reflecting on my work activities is an important way to develop my knowledge and skills because it helps me to realise what I know and what I’m good at. This is done through supervisions and appraisals which I should always have to help me understand how well I am doing my job. 1.3 I would ensure my personal attitudes and beliefs do not obstruct the quality of my work by making sure when I come to work I leave my personal beliefs behind and do not bring them into the work place. I would do this by making sure I follow my job description and always ensuring that I have boundaries between personal and professional relationships.
Also planning the day and having a routine which best fits around each individual ensuring that their best interests and personal choices come first. Other ways are - It also our duty of care to promote independence, and ensure that all individuals are aware of what their rights are. We should be aware of how to recognize signs of abuse, neglect or unacceptable behaviour and to follow policies and procedures if this happens All individuals should be treated fairly and without prejudice Informing management if there is anything that is stopping us from carrying out our job safely Complying with health and safety regulations Ensuring residents know about the complaints procedure and to report a complaint | 1.2 Explain how duty of care contributes to the safeguarding or protectionof individuals | We are responsible in keeping individuals safe from harm, whether it is illness, abuse or harm and injury. We can do this by involving families and other health care professionals in their care plan, getting ideas on ways best to support their family. Following a code of practice and
The general purpose of training analysis in the field of human resource education and training is to identify needs and describe the gap between current and optimal individual or organizational performance. You also consider how to use a needs assessment to identify areas of learning opportunities, and then select the appropriate training methods to optimize training effectiveness. You also need to explore strategies for evaluating employee training and development activities to ensure they are achieving the intended purpose. Training Program content and objectives The following training items will be covered in the training program for