Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings

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UNIT 2 - PRINCIPLES OF PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT IN ADULT SOCIAL CARE SETTINGS ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW In this assignment, you will look at the importance of reflective practice in adult social care. You will explore how reflective practice can improve your development and practice and contribute to the quality of service provision You will also look at the process of planning development, and the importance of feedback and reflect on how your values, belief systems may affect your practice. TASKS There are three tasks to this assignment. TASK 1 2 3 TASK 1 You are going to be a mentor for a new social care worker as part of their induction process. Part of your role is to help them prepare for the review after their probation period. 1. Create a guide for the new social care worker about how to reflect on their practice. The guide must include the headings listed with an explanation of each. • What is reflective practice? • Why is reflective practice important? • How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision. • How standards can be used to help a social care worker reflect on their practice. 2. You arrange a mentor meeting to feed back to the social care worker. You have comments to make which include both praise and constructive criticism. Write notes to prepare for your meeting. In your notes, explain: • Why it is important for a social care worker to seek feedback on performance. • The different ways that people may react to receiving constructive feedback. • Why it is important for a social care worker to use the feedback to improve their practice. EVIDENCE Guidance Personal development plan Reflecting on learning experience OUTCOMES 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4 1.4


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TASK 2 1. Design a template for a personal development plan (PDP) that you could use to improve your learning, development and professional practice. For each heading in...
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