UNIT CU2942 PROMOTE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Understand principles of professional development 1.1 – Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice Within my professional role as a Health and Social Care Trainer, I have a responsibility to engage in continual professional development. I must continually improve my knowledge so I have the skills to pass on to our social care workers and other staff members. I need to know what I am aiming for and what I need to do to meet my objectives. I need to be a positive role model to all staff members. 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.
Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice. The importance of continually improving my knowledge, is to ensure that the 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 not only benefits an individual, but also the organization, and the residents who receive the services. The focus of training tends to be on the staff group delivering the services, to ensure that all recommendations and standards are achieved.
I need to be aware of the most up to date legislations and guidelines, including the EYFS and welfare requirements. As a room leader it is within my role to ensure the staff within my room are also up to date with any changes and to guide and support them. Reflective practice is effective and a huge part of professional development. It enables me to look at my practice and see what we are doing well and the changes that need to be made. Improving my own knowledge and practice is valuable not just for myself but for my staff, my setting and the children within my care.
I feel it is important for me to continually improve my knowledge to ensure that I am aware of, and follow all the current health and social care standards, legislation, and guidelines for good practice as well as ensuring I follow my company’s policies and procedures. I also feel it is vital that I pass any new knowledge I gain on to my team because this provides them with up to date information in order for them to carry out their roles as support workers effectively. I will do this during in a team meeting, supported housing meeting and also by email then the staff can always reflect back on information that has been sent to them. For me learning is a way of gaining new skills and it enables me to progress, and achieve within my career and working practices as a team leader, support worker & counsellor. Personal & professional development not only benefits me, but it also benefits the Company, as well as the staff & service users I support.
I work as a team to improve the best care for the services users and for the staff to enjoy the environment they work in. 1.2
When the internal and external services come together and work hard as a team, it ensures the care of patients is quality and quantity, communication service coordinate properly and the results is always a positive one. Everyone needs to understand their roles and the responsibilities of each role are vital in making coordination and communication work. The secret to coordinating these services are to respect one another and to communicate. This will keep everything running smoothly and efficient. References Gittell, J.H.
People receiving care services must be confident that they can trust those who deliver care not only know what to do, but also to know how to do it well. It should be a sustained activity which, when embedded into the culture of an organisation, will increase staff morale as well as enhance the quality of their performance, which will result in positive outcomes for organisation and individuals. Analyse potential barriers to professional development. When planning professional development it is important for a manager to engage the expected participants in the process as a partners. If the participants are receptive to the development opportunity they will be more likely to find solutions to
CU1531 Engage in Personal Development In Health, Social Care Or Children’s and Young People’s Setting 1.1 Describe the duties and responsibilities of own work role To support the service users in my care with their daily living skills and support them as necessary. Ensuring all paperwork is clear and concise and is in line with the company’s guide lines and making sure that I follow care plans / helping and supporting the service users in my care achieve their short and long term goals. 1.2 Explain expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards · To provide personal, social, emotional and physical care to service users including palliative care. Also following training, administering of medication as prescribed. · Follow agreed standards and procedures as determined by the RNIB, CQC and other agencies.
Ways we can ensure standards stay high include providing excellent customer service, retaining good levels of communication, keeping them informed at all times, offer information in a professional manner, treating customers with a positive attitude and responding to customer feedback. Personal Development is important for all staff to consider regardless of the level at which they work. It is about taking note of aspirations and goals and planning a way of pursuing these. Those who make Personal Development plans tend to be healthier, happier, focused people. It is therefore important that all departments encourage their staff to work towards CPD and training and development
These influence work in the health and social care sector in many ways. The promotion of these values to the service user makes the service user more valued in the correlation of their care plan and every day decision making. The use of the person centred values as far as a service provider is concerned is that the input from the service user