Principles of personal development in adult
social care settings
Understand what is require for good practice in adult social care rules
1.1 identify standards that influence the way adult social care job roles are carried out.
Codes of practice
Codes of practice are a set of behaviours that organisations agree to. They usually relate to other standards or ways of working set out by regulatory bodies. The care quality commission ( CQC) is the regulatory body for health and social care and uses set standards to inspect workplace performance.
National minimum standards
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You begin with the event and what you did at that time, then you think about it and reflect on what went well and what went less well, and so you may decide to make changes. Then if something would happen again you start the process again. This is the process of reflection and it is how everyone learns throughout their lives.
1.3 Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work:-
Your personal attitudes to situations in the workplace will depend on many things, for example:-
1, whether u feel that everyone in the Uk should at least speak some English.
2, how you feel about other cultures- some people may not want to integrate and find it difficult to interact with other people from other cultures.
3, how you feel about â€˜helplessnessâ€™ displayed in the behaviour of others.
Your reactions and opinions are based on past experiences and the views of other people, usually your friends and family. When you work within the caring sector you will meet lots of different people. Whatever your past experiences, you must accept that everyone is different. It is a care standard to accept diversity. This includes individuals with disabilities as well as people from different cultures and speakers of a different language.
Understand how learning activities can develop knowledge, skills and understanding.
1.1 describe how a learning activity has improved own knowledge, skills and understanding:-
There are many ways that a learning activity can improve your own knowledge and skills. A good learning activity will do an effective job of presenting the information in a way that can be clearly understood.
Ie hoisting, I have learnt is an essential part on handling those that are incapable of manoeuvring themselves, that the task involves:-
1 Reviewing the persons condition prior to each transfer.
2 That the persons weight does not exceed the SWL of both hoist and sling.
3 Not to hoist or string unless you have had the proper training
4 That the hoist and string are the correct ones.
5 The right amount of handlers are there to carry out the job
6 Ensure the environment/floor is free from any obstructions
7 Ensure the support surface is ready and safe to receive the person
8 Prior to raising check the sling attachments and all safety checks have been made.
Over time I have obtained all the skills and understanding of this task through other people, my own learning and reviews.
2.2 Describe how reflecting on a situation has improved own knowledge, skills, and knowledge:-
If u do not reflect or think about what you do, your practice may never improve. It may even get worse and this may get hazardous for your colleagues as well for the...