Assignment 305 Understand person centred approaches in adult social care settings Task A Ai See poster. Aii One day this will be you. The values that we all hold may be communal, our family ties, religious beliefs or our political leanings, or they may be individual, but at the end of the day they are ours. They are the things that define our personality and the things that create the person we show to the world. These values may change over time but they never leave us.
This is based around each individual and their careplan so the care i give is individual to them. I assist with personal hygiene, toileting and administer medication. As much as i enjoy assisting clients i always encourage them to be as independent as possible by letting them plan their day and making own choices. Also providing the clients with a welcoming and friendly environment will make all the difference to the person settling in. This provides stability for them and a sense of belonging.
Understand how duty of care contributes to safe practice Explain what it means to have a duty of care in own work role. All service users should be supported and enabled to live in an environment which is free from prejudice and safe from abuse. My responsibilities under the duty of care is to do everything reasonable within the definition of my job role to make this happen. A duty of care is a legal obligation imposed on a carer requiring that they adhere to a good quality and standard of care. It is my duty to take care of vulnerable adults and to ensure that their needs and well-being are looked after.
* Everyone has a unique history and ‘life story’. This will affect their needs, life choices, and their behaviour and it can only be affective if it takes the unique life history into account. * Person centred care and personalised approaches have very positive outcomes for service users, it has been reported that improvements in general health and well-being. * Working with a person-centred approach means you can adapt your approach when situations and/or needs change. * Everyone wants to have control over their own life and has the right to make choices-
I am obliged to exercise a level of care towards an individual. Every individual should be supported and enabled to live in an environment which is free from prejudice and safe from abuse. My responsibilities under the duty of care are to do everything reasonable within the definition of my job role to make this happen. “Duty of Care” means providing care and support for individuals within the law and also within the policies, procedures and agreed ways of working of my employer. It is about avoiding abuse and injury to individuals, their friends and family and their property.
Supporting people to be as independent as possible. Treating people with dignity and respect. Recognising that working with people is a partnership rather than a relationship controlled by professionals. By placing all these together the care plan is tailor-made to that particular person. 1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values The values that underpin our work have an impact on our day to day work.
We are all individual, no two people are the same hence it is not appropriate to say that because two people have dementia that they both have the same care and support needs. The values which one person feels are important in their life may not be so to another. 1.2 Explain why person-centred values must influence all aspects of social care work. To provide the best support to a person, their values must be taken into account and by doing so you will be empowering that person, increasing their self-determination and encouraging their independence. A person’s values will include their individuality, rights, choices, privacy, independence, dignity and respect.
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* Do not let your personal feelings get in the way of doing your job correctly * Treat everybody as an equal and work to support the residents needs * Have a positive attitude towards all of the residents you take care of * Ensure you follow the policies and procedures of your work setting without making exceptions for anybody * Respect the rights each of the residents have * Do not allow prejudice in the work setting and give everybody the same opportunities, regardless of your opinions 202.2.1 Explain why reflecting on work activities is an important way to develop knowledge, skills and practise. * If something does not go well, you can acknowledge it and change it for next time * You will be able to see what the residents appreciate and work towards doing so more * Looking back on an experience gives the knowledge for the next time the situation occurs * You can improve the activity by evaluating how much residents enjoyed/got out of it and plan the next activity including the
DEFINE PERSON CENTRED VALUES INDIVIDUALITY Within a few days of starting to work with people with learning disabilities, it became clear to me that everyone I work with is an individual, with their own particular likes, dislikes, strengths and characteristics. Service providers and support workers such as me should always focus on the individuals I am working with rather than the needs of a group of people. My colleagues and I should have the hopes, dreams, interests and needs of each person I support as a top priority in my daily work. RIGHTS As citizens the rights of people with learning disabilities, young adults and vulnerable adults are protected by the law and in particular by the human rights act 1998. Most people with learning disabilities that are supported by the health and social care organisation are protected by rights included in this act.