Promote the Application of Person Centred Approaches in Health and Social Care

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Surrey Vocational Training Centre PERFORMANCE EVIDENCE RECORD Candidate Name: Unit Titles: Promote the application of person centred approaches in health and social care Evidence ref(s): Unit number(s): 4223-305 Evidence ref(s): Unit number(s): 4223-305 Use this form to record details of activities (tick as appropriate) * observed by your assessor * seen by expert witness * seen by witness ◙ Candidate / reflective account * case study Date of Activity: | Unit No | Learning Outcome | Assessment Criteria | Performance evidence | 4223-305 | 1134567 | 121231231,23,41,2,3 | Understand the application of person centred approaches in health and social care When working with any individual I…show more content…
Before I, examine, treat or care for a patient, their consent must be obtained. I need to ask myself, do they understand the information given to them, so that they can make an informed decision, about the benefit, risks and alternatives if available, or their consent may not be valid. There are a number of policies that are relevant. Informed Consent Policy. (Local Policy)Mental Capacity Act 2005This act provides a framework to protect vulnerable persons who may not be able to make decisions for themselves.Presumption of Capacity, Being supported to make their own decisions, making decisions to be seen unwise Does not make them incapable.Done on their behalf; consider less restrictive to their rights.Provisions Advance Decision Making.Individuals' can pre plan a decision to refuse treatment should they become incapable in the future. It is a criminal offence to mistreat or neglect a person who lacks capacity.This has been covered whilst being observed.Should I at any time be unable to obtain consent I would raise the issue with my senior nurse. One of the steps that can be used is to have an advocate appointed to support the person who lacks capacity and has no on

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