When working as an individual support worker assisting an individual clearly both you and the client need to be clear as to roles and responsibilities on both sides. There are personal, moral and legal boundaries that need to be taken into consideration. Where working as a member of a team these considerations should be defined for each team member at the initial planning meetings and agreed with the client by the team leader. 2. promote safe storage of supplies b. There is a responsibility under the Health and Safety Regulations of every individual to maintain a safe working environment, particularly when storing
Outcome 2 Be able to support individuals to manage their own continence 1 Encourage an individual to express preferences and concerns about continence needs When a service user is moving in our care home and they have continence needs, they are seen by a health professional with specialist knowledge of continence issues as part of our overall needs assessment. In their care plan should explain how their needs should be met. I have to communicate using the individual’s preferred spoken language, the use of signs, symbols, pictures, writing, objects of reference, communication passports; other non-verbal forms of communication; human and technological aids to communication and make that nothing has change in their preferences about their
Describe two ways of making sure that the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual using the service are recognised in support or care plans. Making sure that the care plan is kept up to date, and read by everyone involved in dealing with the client should ensure that the clients
It is a basic requirement of my job role to communicate with individuals and their families, other members of staff on a daily basis. Communicating with other staff members ensures effective team working and continuity of care. It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. * Individuals communicate with carers to express their needs and preferences and to ensure they are met. As a carer I would discuss the options and choices available to the individual to allow them an informed choice regards their care.
Unit 305 Outcome 1) 1) Person centred values ensure that each individual resident receives adequate care based on their personal wants and needs. Person centred values make sure that the care is planned around a specific individual and that they are at the heart of every decision. Throughout a health and social care setting being able to demonstrate person centred care can involve professionals, families, the individual and carers. Aspects of daily care should involve person centred values because each resident is different and will need to be treated as an individual. As a carer I demonstrate person centred values by relating to what each resident would like, what care they need, what assistance they will accept and treating each resident as a separate person but at the same time treating everyone equally.
This means being involved in their assessments, care delivery and support planning, basically person centred values is making sure all approaches, policies and procedures and care practices put the residents at the centre of the day-to-day activities. It should also include the residents and their families in the planning and maintaining of this. 1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values. The underlying purpose of person centred values is to ensure that the individual needing care is put at the very centre of the decision making progress about their life and the services and support they want, need and require. Person centred values is about putting an individuals needs and choices first, respecting their privacy and dignity and giving that individual as much independence as possible.
This helps to reduce the possibility of mistakes being made. It ensures appropriate care service delivery. It is important to communicate with your colleagues, so that all targets and outcomes are met. Effective communication is important so that yourself and the service user fully understand eachother. This includes using words, feedback, action, body language and gestures.
It is the document where day to day requirements and preferences for care and support are detailed. Using the individuals care plan is essential to ensure that you are able to follow and implement the plan giving care in an effective and consistent way. This will ensure that the individual’s needs are fully met. In addition, the care plan should be used to review the individual’s condition and capabilities and the interventions planned. This will evaluate whether interventions are effective and identify any changes which need to be
Check the care plan for any specific dietary instructions. The table should be laid correctly, with appropriate feeding aids and protective clothing in accordance with the residents wishes. Assist the resident to the table. If mobility aids are to be used such as wheelchairs, walking sticks, callipers, tripods or any sort of walking frames they should be appropriate to the residents needs and reachable. Aids such as hearing aids, eye glasses and dentures should be in place.
As a health and social care worker it is our duty of care to provide all of the above and also keep individuals safe from harm or exploitation. It is good for all professionals and organizations to work together in partnership with each other and the individuals we all support. We should follow codes of practice, and deliver what the service user wants. 1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centered values. 1.2 It is important to work this way, by following codes of practice, as we need to ensure that we deliver best care/support, making sure, we do the correct things, in the correct way.