Assess How a Care Worker Can Contribute to Providing a Positive Experience for Users of Social Care Services.

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Social Worker If a social worker has had first aid training, it would contribute to providing a positive experience for users of social care services, as they would be the first port of call in an accident or emergency. The service user would not need to wait on a paramedic or an ambulance to be looked at, they would be seen as and when the accident happened. It would also make the service user feel safe in your care as they will feel better knowing that if an accident does occur, you are there and easy to call upon. To have knowledge and understanding of health and safety as a social worker, would provide a positive experience for the service users as the social worker would be completely up to date with the changing health and…show more content…
Therefore the service user is provided a positive experience as they know they are being given legal advice and guidance. (Why do social workers need to know about the law?). Another factor that would give a service user a positive experience in a social care service would be anti-discriminatory practice. Anti-discriminatory practice is complementary to the practice of equal opportunities. Therefore the service user would be having a positive experience as they will not be treated differently due to age, race, or gender etc. But will be given more advice or help if needed, depending on their ability. If a social worker has a person centered approach towards the service user, it provides a positive experience as the work is tailored to the individual. It is about enabling the service user to lead the life they want. The individual is the person that the social workers care is based on, and it is the social workers job to ensure that the individual is getting the care they need. For a social worker to have reliability is a huge thing as it provides the service user with a notion to trust that person. For example, if the service user was an individual who has trust issues, and the social worker tells them that they will be there to see them at a certain time, on a certain date, and then do not turn up, (or turn up late), it is not giving the individual the idea that the social

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