M2- Personal and Professional Development in Health and Social Care In this section of my coursework, I have been asked to assess how the action plan has helped support own development over the duration of the programme. Action Plan- An action plan is a document that lists what steps must be taken in order to achieve a specific goal. An action plan involves identifying certain objectives and setting objectives which are achievable & measurable. The purpose of an action plan is to clarify what resources are required to reach the goal, formulate a timeline for when specific tasks need to be completed and determine what resources are required. http://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/action-plan Advantages and Disadvantages of using Action Plans- Producing an action plan can be beneficial not only for individual basis but also
1.1 – Identify the features of effective partnership working The policy of person centred care has become a mainstay of efforts to reform care services in the UK. Government policy is now built around this core concept, a major aspect of which is enabling individuals to participate in decision making about their care and care planning at every level. By concentrating on the individuals wishes and aspirations and placing them at the centre of a “planning circle” the care team can assist with goal setting to ensure their best interests are maintained and the individuals preferences are considered. Working in partnership is a key element of practice within social care settings. The concepts of power sharing, consultation and joint ways of working are essential for effective service provision.
651.1.1 - write an assignment describing your work setting's appraisal policy and procedure, and looking at how this policy links in with the NHS Framework. Cambridgeshire Community Services Appraisal Policy and Procedures – To provide a clear policy, procedure and documentation for staff to use when completing performance appraisals. To ensure staff are motivated in reaching trust objectives and their individual objectives. Identifying learning and developmental needs of staff. It allows staff to contribute towards service and organisational development and provides them with opportunities for staff to develop to their full potential.
They are, however, attempting to instigate a “befriending” service whereby volunteers are to be drawn from the current membership and be given “key worker” roles within Tyne Trans, and receive some formal training in relation to this. The “key worker” role is one of providing one-2-one support to an individual client. The Key Worker will be expected to be available to offer the client their support, advice and guidance as and when required. Advice and guidance could include: • accompanying the client to GP & NRGDS appointments • accompanying the client to speech therapy & laser hair removal appointments • accompanying the client shopping for clothing and
It can assist people in a circle of support to re-frame their views of the person it is focused on. It can help a group to solve difficult problems. Person-centered planning can help to create new lifestyles, find the right living enviroment and jobs, diverse kinds of support (informal and formal)and new social relationships. There are four main approaches to person centred practice, “Pathway” planning, “Maps” planning, “Person centred portfolios” and “Personal Future Planning.” Discussion will prove that each shares characteristics that explicitly emphasise the personal empowerment of service users, in which the principal direction for support generates from those for whom planning is being carried
P1: You need to explain the function of research in health and social care. Research by definition is a planned process where information has been collected and analysed for a specific purpose; the findings are then reported and published. Research has many functions such as; identifying needs, highlighting gaps in provision, planning provision, informing policy or practice, extending knowledge and understanding, improving practice, aiding reflection, allowing progress to be monitored and examining topics of contemporary importance. Firstly identifying needs in health and social care is central to a service user’s care as the professionals need to identify the needs of the individual to adapt the care to be specific to the service user.
Engage in Personal Development in Health, Social Care Or Children`s and Young People`s Setting. 1.Understand what is required for competence in own work role. Duties and responsibilities: To work together with a service user to provide a service that meets personal care needs, while promoting health and safety, independence and choice and respecting service users privacy and dignity. To meet the aims and objectives of the agency, in compliance with agency policies and procedures and national minimum care standards. Expectations about own work role as expressed in relevant standards(Code of Practice, Regulations, Essential standards, National Occupational Standards): to examine why and how I practice, to identify areas for improvement, to develop different ways of working, to develop new areas of learning.
UNIT 422-302 Engage in Personal Development in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings My Job title with Restgarth Care Ltd, is Deputy Manager and I work closely with Denise Leslie my Registered Manager. My responsibilities are to collate information of new service users on initial assessment and create a Care Plan to meet their needs and those of the Carer. I also take enquiries from Carers, Service Users and other professionals that work within the care sector and deal with their concerns i.e if a nurse or doctor is required to a Service User I will contact them, If a Case-Coordinator is wanting information on a Service User I can answer questions for them, and assist with general enquiries to help the smooth running of the Agency. When I work in the community as a Domiciliary Carer or visiting clients to update their Care Plans I adhere to the Code of Practice set out in our policy and procedures, which are set out by CQC and their Code of Practice. For example QUOT E CQC STANDARDS My expectations of my job role is to be competent in dealing with situations that arise: for example if a Carer was in a situation that they felt uncomfortable in, I would try to overcome that for them by talking and working out a solution for everyone, with either shadowing until they were confident or if unsuccessful moving that Carer onto another Service User.
in fucnP1- Explain the function of research in health and social care. Research is extremely important in health and social care sector. It is necessary and important for the following reasons: identifying needs: all health or social care workers who are involved in care planning use research principles to identify the needs of individuals. E.g. a care home manager observing an individual resident may identify that they may need more assistance with personal care and discuss this with individual.
the code of practise explain the way that we should be working, I can use them to think about the way i work and compare them to my own work and decide if I need to make any improvements. They enable us to gain professional development and provide a way to identify good practise. Below is a list of example legislations, which are relevant to domiciliary care, and residential services. You should be aware of these laws, and how they relate to your role. These make up standards to follow for good practice in your working practices.