Nvq Personal Development in the Health Care Setting

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Unit 2 – introduction to personal development in Health, Social care or Children’s and Young people’s settings. 1.1 Key Responsibilities: * To support individuals in their home and in the community. * To support service users to ensure that their physical, social, emotional and intellectual needs are met. * To support the personal development of each service user, ensuring that they are treated as an individual with their own unique support needs. * To ensure that the dignity and individuality of each service user is respected and that they are able to exercise choice in all areas of their life. * Have knowledge and understanding of each individual's support plan and the actions required to achieve positive and …show more content…

The criteria for registration of care homes and their supervision is dealt with in the new Care Standards Act 2000. Housing with support is now dealt with under new Supporting People arrangements for support funding. The Care Standards Act 2000 was passed on 20 July 2000. The Act aims at extending the regulation of social care and follows on from two white papers published by the Government in 1998 and 1999 entitled “Modernising Social Services and Building for the Future”. Care Services in the housing sector range from residential care homes and nursing homes to domiciliary care. Up until now this range of care services has been regulated under the Registered Homes Act 1984. The 1984 Act was passed to protect the welfare of vulnerable adults in residential care in the private sector. The current arrangements under the 1984 Act are unsatisfactory. There is a lack of consistency in the way the regulations are applied and there are some forms of supported housing, which are not being regulated, which ought to be. The aim of the Care Standards Act 2000 is to make sure that the care of vulnerable people, in different types of supported housing is

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