342 Support Positive Risk Taking For In

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342 Support positive risk taking for individuals

1.1 Explain ways in which risk is an integral part of everyday life

Risk is an accepted part of everyday life. Everyone has the right to take risks and make decisions on their own. A balance should be found between service users participation in everyday activities and the carers duty of care. Social care and health policies are encouraging residents to increase their independence by being involved in the wider society such as leisure and work. It is impossible to eliminate risk completely, however minimising and being prepared for risk by preventative action.

Explain why individuals may have been discouraged or prevented from taking risks

People need to take risks to achieve things,
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3.2 Describe how a human rights based approach supports an individual to make decisions and take risks

Individuals have the right to make their own decisions and choices under the Humans Right Act, as long as the decisions they make do not put them at risk of harm or injury and they have the mental capacity to make them.

4.3 Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice when supporting an individual to take risks

As a professional health care worker, it is part of my responsibilities to treat all service users equality and never allow my personal beliefs affect my role. This is not acceptable in the healthcare practice and would be against the standard codes of practice, and organisational policies.

For example Mr B strongly believes that everything was created by God and I believe in science, but I always listen
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