Unit 202 - Principles of personal development in adult social care settings.
Outcome 1: Understand what is required foe good practice in adult social care roles. 1.1 Identify standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out. Care Standards Act (2000)
Domiciliary Care Regulations (2002)
Health and Safety at Work Act (1974)
Manual Handling Operations Regulations (1992)
Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations (1999)
Codes of Practice
National Occupational Standards
1.2 Explain why reflecting on work activities is an important way to develop your own knowledge and skills. Reflecting on work activities is an important way of developing one's knowledge and skills as it helps one ascertain who tasks they need more practise on in order to improve the overall care given to the clients. 1.3 Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work. Refrain from discussing sensitive subjects such as; religious beliefs with clients. Respect the client's wishes and perform the tasks that they need help with to their specifications not how you feel the tasks should be carried out. You should not impose your own beliefs and morals on other colleagues or clients. Do not let outside influences affect the way in which you relate to others or provide services to the clients.
Outcome 2: Understand how learning activities can develop knowledge, skills and understanding. 2.1 Describe how a learning activity has improved your own knowledge, skills and understanding. During a training session I learnt of the SPECAL method to treat dementia and aid in dementia management by the care providers and family members. SPECAL method sees our memory system as a photograph album and each of our individual memories as photographs stored in our album. Photographs are arriving all the time in our album, providing us with information about the facts of what we have just been doing and how we felt about it....
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