Unit 4222-240 Essay

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Outcome 1. 1. Interaction: The application of social skills and the awareness of the needs of others . An individual is someone requiring care or support . Influences such as: • memory loss • losing recall • inability to speak • disorientation • misinterpretation of information • variations in lucidity 2. Other factors such as: • personality changes • health changes • environmental changes eg • place of residence • behavioural change • social change • lifestyle 3. Memory impairment effects such as: • lack of recall • not making connections • use of demeaning speech • use of inappropriate tone • of voice • challenging language • using inappropriate words or sentences Outcome 2. 1. Person centred approach: This is a way of working which aims to put the person at the centre of the care situation taking into account their individuality, wishes and preferences Identifying communication strengths through: • life story profiling • personality profiling • health profiling • one-to-one case meetings • enriched care planning 2. Adapting style of communication by: • using sign language • gestures • pictorial approach • validation therapy • reminiscence therapy • memory books • tactile approaches • use of non-verbal communication 3. Reinforcing identity by: • valuing the individual • treating people as individuals • giving information • considering the current • situation from the perspective of the individual with dementia • enabling relationships with others Outcome 3 1. To include : reference to memories and reminiscence , focus on likes and avoid dislikes , know which topics to avoid: use od individualized activities which link to the individual’s background and life story. Use group activities which link to the individual’s life story ,their home, career

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