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Reflective Practice

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Assignment 302 Task A Guidance

A guide to reflective Practice

Ai

a) What is reflective practice?

Reflective practice is the process of thinking about and critically analysing your actions with the goal of changing and improving occupational practice.

b) Why is reflective practice important?

Reflective practice is important because it accurately assesses the need of each service user. It is essential that all care workers become familiar with reflective practice as our profession depends on shared support, care workers.

c) How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision

Reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision as the care sector constantly revises policies and procedures and new standards are constantly being set. Care workers are to keep up to date on any revision of policies, procedures and standards to enable them to do their job to the quality expected of them.

d) How standards can be used to help a social care worker reflect on their practice

Standards help social care workers so they work in the same level as other social care workers or even their peers! It helps standardised the service they are giving. By having a standard, they can always reflect with it and achieve the same standardised level. You need to know the standards to understand what is expected of you as a health and social care worker, and then you should reflect to ensure you are meeting these standards, these would be the CQC ESQS and your code of practice which are found in the managers office and in each staff office. All codes of practice should be adhered to at all times.

Aii
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

a) Why is it important for a social care worker to seek feedback on performance?

Feedback is important because:
* sets up target...