Implement Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care

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Unit 4222-207
Implement person centred approaches in health and social care

1.1 Person centred values are guides on how individuals are treated. These values are: * Dignity- supporting individuals to maintain emotional control and supporting individuals with sensitive situations. * Respect- recognising an individual’s sense of worth and importance to others. * Privacy- making sure individuals rights is maintained.

* Individuality- recognising an individual as an individual.

1.2 It is important to work in a way that embeds person centred values this is because you then include the individual in activities and allowing them to make choices. People with disabilities should be seen as equal partners and not people that are helpless.

1.3 Risk taking can be part of a person centred approach; this is because you are to enable the individual to achieve their potential through allowing the individual to make choices and developing their independence. If you want to achieve this then a risk must be taken.

1.4 Care plans for clients reflect a service approach. Which will include what the individual needs rather than what the individual really requires. But you can use a person- centred approach by involving the individual at every step of the care. For example if the individual wants any sugar in there tea. A care plan will always include: * Timescales for implementing and reviewing the care plan. * An individuals assessed care needs.

* What the individual needs to keep them healthy.
A person-centred care plan will also contain:
* The way the individual wants to live there life.
* The individual’s strengths and weaknesses.
* Information on people who are important to the individual. Such as their daughter and her phone number. 3.1 It is important to establish consent when providing care or support this is because the individual may not want to consent to what you want to do. For example you may go in...
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