Approaches in adult social
Task an Information leaflet
Create an information leaflet about person-centred care, aimed at individuals who use the service and their families.
The leaflet must include:
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Ai A definition of person-centred values
Aii An explanation of it is important for why social care workers to work in a way that promotes person centred values
Aiii A definition of the term “consent” in adult social care
Aiv An explanation of why social care workers must gain the consent of the individual when they are providing care or support
Av A description of how a social care worker might gain the consent of the individual
Avi An explanation of what the social care worker must do if they are unable to gain consent or if the individual is not able to express themselves.
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Task C Case studies
Read the following case studies and answer the questions.
Case study one
Marcus Thompson is 18 and has learning disabilities. He is moving from children’s social care to adult social care and has to decide whether he wants to remain at home with his family or move to supported housing. You are his support worker and think he would be better off living away from his family who sometimes try to do too much for him.
Ci Identify ways of helping Marcus to make an informed choice.
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Cii Explain why it is important that you do not let your own view influence Marcus’ final decision. 4222 207 5.2,1.3
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Case study two
Mr Mistry has recently been discharged from