Unit 4222-305 Promote person centred approaches in health and social care (HSC 036)
1.Person - centred is about providing care and support that is centred or focused on the individual and their needs. We are all individual and just because two people might have the same medical condition, for eg.Dementia, it does not mean that they require the same care and support.
As a care worker I need to understand what the values are. There are eight person centred values:
I need to listen to S/U, they know themselves best, even if disagree, the care plan is theirs unless the capasity to understand is diminished and then advice must be sought from other person involved in an S/U‘s support plan,even legal advice should be sought in some ases.
2. A care o support plan sets out care or support an individual needs. The care plan will contain lots of information, for eg.: medical history, family contacts, risk assesments...It is usually written by someone who has been trained to do it.
3. Example - Mrs A was depressed when her brother died. She did not want to mix with others and preffered to sit and read in her room. I was supportive and understanding and gave her privacy. Lately she has became more cheerful so Iencouraged her to join with the other residents and support her to get back into a more social routine.I have responsibility to listen to individuals, to hear what they are saying, to write down any information about changes.
1&2. Consent mean informed agreement to an action or decision; the process of establishing consent will vary according to an individual‘s assesed capacity to consent. The question of capacity to make decisions is highly complex and must be considered carefully. If you thing about it, the capacity to make a decision can often depend on how much help we give. The example would be Mrs A dont...