Unit HSC 026 Implement person centred approaches in health and social care
Unit HSC 026.1 - Understand person centred approaches for care and support.
1.1 - Define person-centred values
Person-centred values include :
· individuality , rights, choice, privacy, independence, dignity, respect, partnership.
1.2 - Explain why it is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values.
· Taking into account person centred values makes me work better for the individual person, rather than imposing my own choices on them and taking away their own right to independence and choice
1.3 - Explain why risk-taking can be part of a person centred approach.
· Taking risks means that you are able to choose and be in control of what you do. You need to ensure that concerns about taking risks is not stopping you living the way you want to. A risk assesmet can always be carried out to see if it is possible for someone to do something that they thought would not be possible.
1.4 - Explain how using an individual’s care plan contributes to working in a person centred way.
· Using an individual's care plan will ensure that the person's own needs and wishes are being met, rather than offering them a 'choice' of what is available. Using their care plan, you can build on what they want and see where there are gaps that need to be addressed.
Unit HSC 026.3 - Be able to establish consent when providing care or support
3.1 - Explain the importance of establishing consent when providing care or support.
· Someone`s consent is important, because it supports independent choices and quality life, not even mentioning what is just obvious, that touching another person as such can be criminal offense. Secondly, when we give personal care, I cannot pull down one`s trousers, or tear the duvet from someone in bed, when I need to check his/her pad even if it`s his/ her interest to have that wet pad changed. But! As a sign of respect to the person and his/her dignity and...