Unit 305 - Understand person-centred approaches in adult social care settings
1. Describe person-centred approaches (1.1.1)
Person centred approach is for example me writing a care plan for a client and basing the care plan around them by asking them questions and seeing how they are when doing activities such as person care. This way i can make sure the client will be getting the right amount of time and care. I would be creating a care plan through the eyes of my client to best suit them.
Some of the person centred values are there choice, rights, dignity, Independence and individuality
2. Explain how and why person-centred values must influence all aspects of social care work (1.1.2)
Everyone one is different even though we may share the same quality’s and skills or culture, social surroundings and so on but no one is really the same. If we start grouping people together and assuming that this is what they need/want then we are not really Viewing each person as different and this isn’t good as instead of embracing the people we look after we will actually be doing wrong and that person who could wash their face still now cant and the client may feel useless and become possibly lazy and depressed affecting the other aspects of their life.
3. Explain how person-centred values should influence all aspects of social care work (1.1.3)
Everything I do is for the good of the client I am looking after so I must always be respectful of my client’s wishes by not doing this I effectively abusing my client and not helping my client progress in living there lives.
4. Explain how finding out the history, preferences, wishes and needs of an individual contributes to their care plan (2.2.1)
If I was to do a care plan I would sit down with my new client and just talk, ask questions and listen to what they have to tell me. By doing this i will get information from the client that we aid them and me in writing the care plan. If they