316 Support Individuals To Access And U Essays

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316 Support individuals to access and use services and facilities 1.1 Describe how accessing a range of services and facilities can be beneficial to an individual’s well being It is beneficial for an individual’s overall (physical, mental, social) well-being to have access to a range of services and facilities. For example supporting an individual to use the bus helps them to feel part of the society, doing something that others do. They can also meet others which helps them to socialize. 1.2 Identify barriers that individuals may encounter in accessing services and facilities Environmental: lack of ramps, disabled access/toilets, lifts, high risk locations. Communication: no translators, lack of loop system,…show more content…
I’ve told him that he can request Forerunners to liquidize his meal so he can order different kind of meals. Since then he is very pleased that he can have a variety to choose from. 3.1 Identify with an individual the resources, support and assistance required to access and use selected services and facilities Family/next of kin Other healthcare professionals Social worker GP 3.2 Carry out agreed responsibilities to enable the individual to access and use services and facilities My responsibility as a care worker is to be aware of the various policies and legislations that will facilitate good practice when supporting my clients to access services and facilities. I am also expected to monitor and evaluate the service provided to ensure it is meeting the needs of the client. 3.3 Explain how to ensure individuals’ rights and preferences are promoted when accessing and using services and facilities The best way to do so is to listen to individuals’ concerns as each one may have a totally different and genuine need. It would also be beneficial in encouraging friends, family, other users of facilities and services to listen to the individual because everyone has a right to voice their concerns and have their voice heard. 4.1 Work with an individual to evaluate whether services or facilities have met their assessed needs and preferences I work with individuals to
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