Unit 21 Level 5 Health and Social Care

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unit 21 1.1 The impact that theories and models could have on group work practise is certain models could make the group stronger and more formed, by bringing out strengths and abilities of group members. Also giving other group members the opportunity to gain knowledge in certain areas where they were unsure. The possible negative outcome is that it could cause conflict and tension within the group, leading to the inability to complete group tasks. 1.2 To form and maintain a cohesive and effective group the best way is to ensure that there is no conflict within the group causing any problems or tension. Ensure that there is a team leader that is willing and able to lead the group to success and is willing to accept the help from other team members should they need any, the team leader should listen to the group and take their thoughts an opinions on board as with this the team will be more successful and have better outcomes. The effectiveness of the group is formed and maintained by the group working together and having an input on all tasks and goals that they are aiming for as this helps to build team work and trust within the group. 1.3 Different facilitation styles may influence the group dynamics by helping them work together harder, it may help to ease tension within the group and help tasks be completed quicker. Different facilitation styles could be to spilt the group into smaller groups, giving them each a separate task to work on to complete the task quicker, it can also influence the group lifecycle, the group lifecycle starts with brainstorming, transforming that brainstorm work onto paper, and then forming it into work ready to present. Having different facilitation styles can influence the group lifecycle by giving them different ways of brainstorming, such as a group brainstorm and individual brainstorming, and having individual formed work so
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