Each individual should have the right to privacy which encourages that person to maintain dignity and self-respect. Whilst respecting the individuals diversity cultures and values. 2. Understand how to implement a person – centred approach in an adult social care setting. 2.1 Describe how to find out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual We could find out such information relating to an individual by working in a way that puts the individual at the centre of any planning and support, we can do this be communicating with them to find out about their history, preferences and wishes.
As a social care worker, you must strive to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of service users and carers which includes being honest and trustworthy, communicating in an appropriate and straightforward way, respecting confidential information, being reliable and dependant and adhering to policies and procedures about accepting gifts and money from service users and carers. 3. As a social care worker, you must promote the independence of service users while protecting them as far as possible from danger or harm. You can follow this by following practice and procedures designed to keep you and other people safe from violent and abusive behaviour at work, promoting independence of service users and assisting them to understand and exercise their rights. 4.
What will the codes mean to me? As a social care worker I will have criteria to guide my practice and be clear about what standards of conduct I am are expected to meet. I am are encouraged to use the codes to examine my own practice and to look for areas in which I can improve. The Codes 1) As a social care worker, you must protect the rights and promote the interests of service users and carers. 1.1 Treating each person as an individual; 1.2 Respecting and, where appropriate, promoting the individual views and wishes of both service users and carers 1.3 Supporting service users’ rights to control their lives and make informed choices about the services they receive 1.4 Respecting and maintaining the dignity and privacy of service users 1.5 Promoting equal opportunities for service users and carers 1.6 Respecting diversity and different cultures and values.
Choice – ensuring care or support is led by the individuals choices. Privacy – ensuring the individuals life is free from unwanted intrusion by others. Independence – enabling the individual to achieve maximum independence. Dignity – supporting the individual to maintain emotional control and their sense of worth in difficult and sensitive situations. Respect – recognising and valuing the individuals sense of worth and importance to others.
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.
UNDERSTAND THE PRINCIPLES OF PERSON CENTRED ASSESSMENT AND CARE PLANNING HSC 3020 It is important to take a look at the whole situation of an individual when planning and making assessments for care and support this includes looking at all the individuals life including family, friends, mobility, living accommodation, required support and needs, religion, nationality to eliminate any issues that could arise due to any of these individual factors and take them into consideration when making the final decisions with the individual about the care/support they require. During an individual’s assessment and planning process it is important that the individual is fully aware of what is happening throughout and happy with what is being organised for their care and support. If the individual is unable to act for themselves then their chosen advocate will be included in all the planning process. Being supportive throughout the process is important as the first opinion of the company will be with what the individual thought of how their planning and assessment was achieved and how well they were included in the decisions. Ensuring that the individual and or advocate are aware of what procedures of the planning/ assessment is happening and what the different outcomes of this may be.
Person centred care also means treating residents with dementia with dignity and respect. Listen actively to what the person is expressing Acknowledge what they have expressed Value what they say Deliver care in line with their wishes Have a collaborative approach to care Respecting the individual- Each person living in a care home should have his or her own individual care plan. The care plan is to summarise how staff encourages and maintains the unique strengths of a person with dementia while meeting his or her needs for support, the plan is reviewed at regular intervals. Personal dignity and privacy should be respected at all times. Individual cultural or religious beliefs are also taken into account.
Independence Supporting individuals to do as much as they possibly can for themselves to promote their independence. I need to make sure that I do not take over and do things for them instead of allowing them to get on with their lives as they wish. I just need to manage the risk so that they are able to participate in daily life and get on with living Dignity and respect- with all aspects of their lives including how they wish to be addressed. Listening to what individuals have to say
To ensure a good quality of life of the individual so they can feel like in there own homes, and take part or not in a activity, treat the individual as you would want to be treated 3. Describe how to find out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual (2.2.1) Sources of information to find out the wishes and needs of an individual include asking: - the individual - family - friends - other carers - other professionals i.e. GP, social worker, nurse -
We need to do an assessment so we are able to meet every single aspect of their daily living so we can deliver a person centred approach to them on a daily basis. Analyse the effect of legislation and policy on person-centred practice:- Explain how person-centred practice informs the way in which consent is established with individuals:- Person centred practice informs the