Unit – HSC026 Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
NCFE NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care HSC
1.1 Define person-centred values?
1.2 Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values?
1.3 Explain why risk-taking can be part of a person centred approach?
1.4 Explain how using an individual’s care plan contributes to working in a person centred
2.2 How do you find out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of the individual?
3.1 Explain the importance of establishing consent when providing care or support?
3.3 Explain what steps to take if consent cannot be readily established?
4.1 Describe how active participation benefits an individual?
4.2 Identify possible barriers to active participation?
4.3 Explain why a worker’s personal views should not influence an individual’s choices?
4.4 Describe how to support an individual to question or challenge decisions concerning them
that are made by others?
5.1 Explain how individual identity and self esteem are linked with well-being.
5.2 Describe attitudes and approaches that are likely to promote an individual’s well-being.
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Define person-centred values?
Person-centered care has its focus on the person with his/her condition and not on the disease in the
person. We need to understand how the individual experiences his or her situation if we are to
understand their behaviour and symptoms. This requires in-depth understanding of the individual’s
life circumstances and preferences, combined with up-to-date evidence-based knowledge about
individualized medical and social condition and treatment.
Values are: individuality, rights, choice, dignity, privacy, independence, partnership, respect.
Explain why it is important to work in a way that
embeds person centred values?
Because this way the person is seen as a...