In this essay, I would be explain and discussing the roles of supportive relationships in reducing the risk of abuse and promoting the rights, independence and wellbeing of adults and using health and social care services.
Abraham Maslow is a psychologist who had developed the Hierarchy of needs model in 1940-50s, and the Hierarchy needs theory is still being used to day and for understanding the human motivation. In his hierarchy he believes that people are motivated to achieve certain needs. And when a human had fulfilled a person would seek to fulfil the next one. Maslow’s hierarchy needs is concerning the responsibility of service providers to provide a workplace environment that encourages and enable service user to fulfil their own unique potential. This could be from service provider helping service user with biological and physiological needs such as giving service user basic life need such as food, drinks, shelter, warmth, sleep and this would relate to a service user who could be homeless and giving them the basic needs is the best thing for them because before they can think about giving that service user love they would need to provide him with physiological needs.
When working as a health and social profession a service provider, would need to be able to identify where a service user is, in Abraham Maslow hierarchy. In knowing this knowledge service provider can help service user in knowing what stage they are in on the pyramid. If service users are at the bottom of the hierarchy then it’s the health and social profession job to move them up. For example, vulnerable old service users who might be living alone depressed don’t go out much and is finding hard to survive financially. The service provider would need to find what stage the vulnerable adult is in at the moment and to do this; service provider would need to know what the service user have and what hierarchy they
Bibliography: Miss Harris PowerPoint http://www.psychlotron.org.uk/newResources/approaches/AS_AQB_approaches_HumanisticBasics.pdf Health and social care Book 1 level 3 page 75 - 79