Understand Person Centred Approaches Task B

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Unit 305 – Task BBi) See reflective accountBii)A care plan is about the individual and their preferences, needs and wishes, it should give others clear information on these aspects in order for them to give accurate care of which the individual has consented to. Finding out about an individual’s history, preferences, wishes and needs is an important part of creating a good care plan because it enables the care plan to be completed accurately and will reflect the individual. If you were to not find out this information you would not be able to provide the best service for the individual; for instance an individual that used to be very active and enjoyed a lot of outdoor sports until suffering a stroke, may find it very difficult and frustrating to find their movement restricted as a result of the stroke, this could lead to difficult behaviour or aggression, knowing the reasons behind this sort of behaviour makes it easier for people to understand. Finding out individuals’ preferences enables staff to ensure that the service provided would be appropriate to the individual, they may have certain dietary needs that their religion requires, or be vegetarian; they may have certain beliefs about who should give personal care; there are many reasons so it is always best to find out. By not acknowledging and finding about what the individual prefers they may not feel respected or feel they have a say in things, this could lower their self-esteem. Biii) It is important to review care plans with an individual because circumstances change and it is important to check that the care package is doing the job it was intended to do since it was originally set up, or from the last review, if not it could continue for a long period of time regardless of whether it is meeting the needs of the individual. It will also give those involved a chance to ask the individual if they feel it is
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