Unit 305 Essay

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Unit 305: Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings. Outcome 1. Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care. 1.1 Person-centred approaches is an approach that values and respects every individual. Supporting people to access their rights and support their choices, encouraging and promoting independence to each individual. Ensuring people have privacy if they want it, treating people with dignity and respect. 1.2 Person-centred values must influence all aspects of social care work. The Human Rights Act 1998 makes it a law that health and social care should be based on person-centred values. Having person-centred guidelines provides anti-discrimination practice and helps promote to each individual to their individual needs, their right to equal opportunities, independence, choice, dignity and safety. Ensuring freedom of choice. 1.3 Person-centred values should influence all aspects of social care because The Human Rights Act 1998 makes it a law and following the guidelines should ensure individuals are treated as an individual and have freedom of choice. Providing people with dignity and respect. Working alongside the guidelines of person-centred values should eliminate discrimination, abuse, lack of dignity and respect, service users making their own choices and restricting individuals being an individual. Outcome 2. Understand how to implement a person-centred approach in an adult social care setting. 2.1 Finding out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual contributes to their care plan in many ways because you can learn a lot from a person, finding out their likes and dislikes by knowing this information you can promote their choices. Knowing the history of an individual will help offer support in the most appropriate ways to that individual. Also finding out individual’s preferences about

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