All staff should follow the philosophy of person centred care as it aims to bring out the best in people with dementia. 1.2 Describe how a person centred approach enables individuals with dementia to be involved in their own care and support. A person centred approach enables individuals with dementia to be involved in the care and support that they receive. It looks at each person as an individual and is centred on the individuals’ own preferences, wishes, needs and values. It enables the individuals to choose
It has an influence on social care work, because we need to make sure that we are communicating well, and listening to the individual's wishes and preferences, and we need to remember not to dothings without discussing it with service user. Rights Every service user has rights and these must be respected. However, it need to be understood that rights and responsibilities have to be balanced. Some tensions between what the service user perceives as their right and what we can offer as a part of the service might be encountered. Examples of rights: dignity,privacy, choice of diet, choice of dress, the chance to say own opinion, etc.
J. ASHBROOK. PERSON CENTERED VALUES AND ACTIVE PARTICIPATION. Person centred values are; To protect the service users rights, beliefs, preferences, choices and individuality. To encourage service users to make decisions about their care plan. To encourage the service user to actively participate in their care.
Assignment 305 – Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings. Ai – A poster which describes a range of person centred approaches to care: Support relationships between carers and the person needing support. Take the needs and views of the person you are supporting into account Work together with family members Provide care and support which is of a high quality Promote the independence of the person receiving care and support Be reliable and offer flexibility of care and support to people using the service Communicate effectively with the person receiving support, their family and their carers It is important to remember that everyone who receives care and support has a unique set of circumstances, needs, wishes and beliefs. Good quality, person centred care will recognise this and support the person to maintain their independence and individuality. Aii – A handout which explains why person centred values are important and how they influence social care work: Below is a diagram of person centred values that are important to individuals within a social care setting, these are all important as ensure the individual receives the best care that meets their individual needs.
Unit 207 Implement Person Centred Approaches in Heath and Social Care Outcome 1 Understand person centred approaches for care and support What are person centred values? These are the standards of care working which put a person’s life choices first. They include: • promoting someone’s independence and individuality • respecting their privacy • preserving their dignity • working in partnership with them and respecting their right to make choices. Why is it important to work in ways that embed person centred values? When you work in a way that embeds person-centred values you are supporting the people you work with so that they can live the life that they choose to.
UNIT 324 support service users with specific communication needs Understand specific communication needs and factors affecting them 1. It is important for the carer to be aware of the service users preferred method of communication and to support the individual to use their preferred method. Service users have the right to communicate through their chosen method and their choice should be acknowledged and respected by supporting them. The individual’s right are particularly important when using specific communication methods and language because it’s their major way of communicating their needs and preferences. Communication is a basic human right.
1 Understand the principles and practice of person-centred thing,planning and reviews. 1.1 Explain what person -centred thinking is, and how it relates to person-centred reviews and person centred planning. Person centred thinking is a set of values, skills and tools used in getting to know someone by Person Centred Planning and in personalising of services used by people who need supports provided by social or health care. It is separating what is important to, from what is important for the individual and finding a balance between them. It reflects what is important to the person (now and for the future) and specifies the support they require to make a valued contribution to their community.
There should be the best possible care provided to the individual and be meeting all needs that’s are required. The individual should be treated as you would wish to be treated ensuring them a good quality of life. 2.1 It is important to find out the history of the individual including all there wishes, preferences and needs whilst creating there care plan to keep the individual in control of the care being provided. This enables the plan to be completed accurately and reflect the individual and there needs. By having the plan it allows others to have the correct information.
EXPLATION OF WHY PERSON-CENTRED VALUES ARE IMPORTANT AND HOW THEY INFLUENCE SOCIAL CARE WORK Person-centred values are important are not only important but are also the law, under the Human Rights act 1998, Health and Social act 2012,Code of practice for social care workers. Person-centred values must influence all aspects of health and social care work. All individuals working within the health care sector should follow the person-centred values as this ensures that each individual feel that they are being treated as an individual. The health and social worker should ensure that: * They support the individual to be as independent as possible * They treat all individuals with dignity and respect * The individual is supported to exercise choice and wellbeing * the individual have privacy if they want it * the individual is supported in accessing their rights * the individual is treated as an individual The health and social worker should make sure the above is followed as this will influence all aspect of health and social care it is important to ensure that all individuals are treated as such and person- centred care should ensure Person-centred values influence health and social workers, as it helps to provide anti-discriminations practice and to help promote and support individual’s right to equal opportunities, dignity, independence, choice and safety. Health and social workers need to respect individual’s rights, belief and identities.
This ensures that the individual young person who is in our care is placed at the centre. The team should share a common purpose and vision to improve the young person’s life. Effective partnership working involves many features including * Trust * Empathy * Respect for the skills and contribution of colleagues * Communication * Effective listening skills * Realistic expectations * Clear objectives * Honesty * Working to agreed practices * Maintenance of balance between task and relationship orientation There are various theories relating to effective partnership working. These include areas such as