The assessment process is the back bone to any package of care and it is vital that it is personal and appropriate to the individual concerned. Although studies have found that there is no singular theory or understanding as to what the purpose of assessment is, there are different approaches and forms of assessment carried out in health and social care. These different approaches can sometimes result in different outcomes.
In health and social care effective communication a key skill all professionals should have when working with families, carers, children and young people. Having this skill helps to build trust it can also encourage the individual to use the services. Effective communication is essential when trying to establish and maintain relationships and it is a process that involves listening, questioning, responding and understanding. However there are many barriers that can effect how effective the communication is a few examples of these barriers could be: language, personality, visual or auditory impairment or a disability. In order to over come these barriers there have been many advances in the strategies that can help in situations where the
Communication is constantly happening within the day care centre and in my job role I have a responsibility to communicate with staff, service users and other professionals. I use various forms of communication but I also seek to make sure that it is understood. Communication has got to be understood before it can be effective and so I try to ensure comprehension when I am verbally speaking by getting staff to repeat what I have asked them to do. I also write simply worded memos and emails to ensure ease of comprehension. When communicating with other professionals I speak clearly and seek affirmation when organising meetings or planning events. I also
This document contains all the assessment information you will need for the HNC Social Care. They are collated in chronological order with the lecturer responsible (where this is known) identified on the assessment. It is up to the learner to ensure that the assessment is handed in by the deadline. The assessment schedule will be posted on the moodle site.
Assessment tools are used in the care planning process to build up a holistic picture of an individual’s needs. When all the details have been recorded an assessment can be made and suitable care and support can be identified. A few of the assessment tools are information from the individual such as diaries, observations, medical histories and checklists.
As a HNC Health Care student I am required to provide evidence of the following principal aims and objectives: to integrate knowledge, theory and practice, to develop and apply a broad knowledge and skills and to have an individual patient/client focus in my practice. To achieve all of the above I am required to complete project in a form of Graded Unit which consists of three stages: planning, development and evaluation.
SHC 21: Introduction to communication in health, social care or children’s and young people’s settings
Therefore every care practitioner should endeavour to promote theses rights when dealing with services users and their relatives. Furthermore, it is crucial for service users to understand that any information they give will be with strict confidentiality. It is a legal requirement for health and social care services to keep personal data confidential.
Communication is very important to meet the needs of children, with families and other members of staff on a daily basis to ensure effective team working. It also ensures any health and safety issues are recognised and reported. People communicate with each other for different reasons;
There are many differing ideas on the best way to communicate in health and social care and there are many strategies used by the many differing professionals working in health and social care. This assignment will review the different strategies used and then will evaluate the differing strategies and their effectiveness when overcoming barriers to effective communication and interpersonal interactions.
The needs assessment relates to an individual’s care and personal needs, the assessment centres on the activity for daily living and the
This can be done by detecting and treating a disease or injury as soon as possible to slow its progress, to prevent re injury and implementing programs to return people to their original health and function to prevent long-term problems. An example of secondary prevention is working with the community and voluntary groups to develop needs assessments and health and wellbeing strategies to provide services to patients who are unable to access health services. Having regular exams and screening tests to detect disease in its earliest stages eg mammograms to detect breast cancer is also an example of secondary prevention and nutrition and exercise programs to prevent further heart attacks or strokes. The needs assessments is a process for determining both the needs and resources of the community which include the felt needs, expressed needs, normative needs and comparative needs. Felt needs is what people say they need eg having sore throat whereas expressed needs is putting the felt need into action eg going to see the GP for your sore throat or waiting lists to see the GP. Normative needs is determined for people by the experts based on research or professional opinion eg immunization status for school and comparative needs which is determined by comparing the services available to the people in one geographical area to another eg eating healthier and exercise regularly to decrease health problems such as obesity and diabetes. Le Va is a non-government organisation that works alongside individuals, families, communities and services such as Vaka Tautua. They provide resources, information and support to help people with their health, wellbeing and social outcomes, to ensure they live long and healthy lives. Vaka Tautua also works alongside Manukau Institute of Technology. This is because the older persons support group hold their meetings every Tuesday in our Pacific
Beginning of this week, the Unit Based Council was held with revision of goals and outcomes to discuss further if any issues to enhance patient, healthcare professionals, and institution betterment. I was in position to analyse the application of evidence-based practice as novice educator to assess and evaluate the needs of the stakeholders as of patients,