Unit 329 Promote Positive Thinking

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1.1 Explain how legislation, frameworks, codes of practice and policies relating to positive behaviour support are applied to own working practice. We have a legal and moral duty to follow the standards, legislation, frameworks, codes of practice and policies within the organisation. Which means that we all have the responsibility to make sure it is a priority that we promote positive behaviour support as expected from standards and frameworks such as Care Standards Act 2000, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Equality Act 2010. In our care setting, we have team meetings regularly to make sure that we know what is happening within the organisation and to make sure that our service users are receiving the best care and are being treated with dignity and respect. In other words, the way we support our service users should reflect and illustrate what has been written in the legislation. We should therefore make sure that we promote anti-discriminatory practice, inclusion, equal opportunities, equality and diversity, and confidentiality to promote best practise. If we keep good notes and share information with colleagues correctly then we will be able to help and support patients correctly and encourage positive behaviour. We should also make sure that we are up to date with any changes regarding legislation. 1.2 Define what is meant by restrictive interventions. Restrictive interventions are ways and methods that prevent an individual from carrying out a certain task. They are planned intervention based on risk assessment and care plan or emergency intervention based on judgement identification of risk. The intervention should be with robust areas of the body only and with clear justifications. 1.3 Explain when restrictive interventions may or may not be used. Restrictive interventions must only be used if the individual is at risk of injuring

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