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.
It means thinking about how you could have done something differently, what you did well, what you could have done better, how could you improve what you did. It also means reflecting on your own values, beliefs and experiences which shape your thoughts and ideas. I am responsible for providing an equal , non discriminatory and inclusive service to all individuals no matter what a person’s personal beliefs and values may be. Reflective practice is exploring why and how you practice, thinking back over a situation or activity and then developing a different approach to gain insight into a new way of learning. I believe that reflective practice is a very important tool the adult social care setting as I have found that I am faced with new challenges and obstacles in the clients home each day.
The reason this is important is so you can make changes to how you work that lead to continuous improvement in the way you provide services. Reflective practice can be an important tool in practice based professional learning settings where individuals learning from their own professional experiences, rather than from formal teaching or knowledge transfer, may be the most important source of personal professional development improvement. It is extremely important for individuals to reflect on the care that is given to always improve the quality of care given to service users. This makes sure
It may make you consider new approaches or make you consider learning more or beginning new courses in relevant subjects. You can use reflective practice to improve the quality of the service you provide by thinking about a task you previously completed and asking yourself: What could have been done better? & how will I do that task next time? 1.3 Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care Standards i.e. the code of practice 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.
Reflective practice is essential to personal development and the goals and targets put in place at performance reviews can help to focus you and give you a renewed sense of ability to succeed and achieve. If needs have been identified then additional training can be arranged to help you become more effective in your role and improve your confidence. When considering reflective practice you need to be open to ideas and criticisms of others. Your should reflect on your own work and the work of others around you. You need to be constantly thinking of ways to develop and improve your practice and be able to
1.1 The reason why people communicate is to insure everyone has the correct information and instructions to follow, it also allows people to share ideas and experiences, express their feelings, socialize and ask questions. Communication enables people to build and maintain relationships with service users and work colleagues, to create a better working environment. It is easier for work colleagues to discuss and raise any concerns about a service user than to read in the care plan. 1.2 Communication can lead to good or poor service within an adult social care setting. Good communication with service users encourages participation in activities therefore promoting equality within the care setting.
Unit 1- Developing Effective Communication in health and Social Care P1: Explain the role of effective communication and interpersonal interaction in a health and social care context. Effective communication is a key interpersonal skill and by learning how we can improve our communication, has many benefits. Communication is a 2 way process so improving communication involve both things how you send and receive messages. Effective communication helps us to understand a situation better, it enables us to resolve differences, respect and build trust, and create environments where creative ideas, affection and problem solving can grow more. It is also about understanding the emotion behind the information.
Improves your basic judgement and professionally enables you to apply skills to the personal development cycle. How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision? Contributes to improving the quality of service provision as the care worker constantly revises the policies and procedures and new standards that are being constantly set. Being up to date on the relevant new policies and procedures help the care workers to do their job and maintain of what is expected from them. How standards can be used to help care worker reflect on their practice?
Group supervison promotes peer support whereas one to one supervision allows appropriate person centred support and more confidential and personal issues to be discussed. Supervisions allow workers to reflect on their practice and receive support to improve the quality of their work. It should aim to decrease the chances of staff ‘burn-out,’ promote safe practice, increase work satisfaction and enhance work performance. Supervision should promote personal development which in turn, enhances quality of the service that they provide and outcomes for service users. It also makes staff feel supported which motivates them to improve the quality of their work.
Describe the importance of communication for professional growth Communication is a process of passing information to a person or group of people either by sign language or the vocal way. Information is powerful because it is how we express ideas and emotions. It is important to learn how to communicate professionally so we can simultaneously learn to behave appropriately in formal circumstances. Learning to communicate effectively means making the most of every opportunity to interact with others having and understanding of what type of communicator you are and being able to identify the ways in which better communication can lead to better outcome will help you maximize your personal effectiveness in many different situations giving you the advantage in interviews, assessment/ and in the day to day work place. Although it is just as significant to know how to work individually; working in a group or with a partner is important.