Identify some different ways you can support people to maintain and develop their everyday skills. Compare these methods in relation to what works well and what does not 1.1
There are several different methods you can use to support people to maintain and develop their everyday life skills, such as ask, instruct, prompt, show, Guide.
Ask is the verbal prompts which would let somebody know that's just time to do something or something needs to be done four example, would you like to get the vegetables ready for dinner now. They ask prompt may be all the support that person needs if they can basically do that activity.
Instruct, this would be a series of verbal prompts that tells ...view middle of the document...
Prompt, this would be a clear gesture or sign to inform the person what to do next, it is very similar to the instruct prompt, that works a lot better for a person who does not easily understand words, using a miming act provide and A lot of information for a person to follow, for example, pointing at plates on the draining board that need be put away and and then to place in the cupboard where it needs to go and saying put it here. you can use prompt and instruct together and this method works well.
Show, this is demonstrating what needs to be done, the demonstration method is more definite and gives more information than prompt. It will provide a higher level of support, for example putting one of six forks away in a drawer, handing the next fork to the person and pointing to the right compartment in the drawer to put it in. And the again show can be included with the prompt and instruct, show me what when a person does not know what to do that is able to imitate another person.
Guide is giving a person direct physical help to do something, the type of physical support and for how long you do it for can vary according to a persons support needs. Guidance can be given at the beginning of a task to get a person going very similar to prompt all you can give guidance throughout the task and this can be combined again with prompt or instruct and can follow show, for example, guiding a persons hand at the wrist to align the bread over the slot of the toaster saying (put the bread in).
The guide prompt works very well with a person who requires a lot of support.