Unit 302 - Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

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L3 HSC Technical Certificate unit worksheet
Unit 302 - Principles of personal development in adult social care settings The numbers in the bracket after each question relate to the assessment criteria in the standards

1. Explain what reflective practice is (1.1.1)
It means that you stop and think about your practice; the process of reflecting on something you have done or a task you have undertaken. You may look at them from different points of view, you think about what went well, what went not so well and how you can improve it in the future.

2. Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided (1.1.2)
Reflective practice is essential in order to carry out our
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5. Explain how people may react and respond to receiving constructive feedback (2.2.1)
Constructive feedback is a feedback that is helpful. If praising, the acceptance is usually positive and responsive. However if the feedback is not so positive people can react different way. People may be shocked or surprised; they may feel anger or annoyance, some people just ignore criticism. Others may take it well and they like the advice on how to improve their practice.

6. Explain the importance of seeking feedback to improve practice and inform development (2.2.2)
Feedback is important as it sets up targets; the person knows what to improve. It motivates people and helps them to focus. It helps identifying the strengths and weaknesses. It expresses what is important to the organisation and the job and reduces uncertainties in people.

7. Explain the importance of using feedback in improving own practice (2.2.3)
During our work we might think we have done a good job, especially if we have been working in a workplace for a long time. We might carry on our practice without changing anything. Feedback from those people who are working with us can give us another perspective. We should listen to what they think and consider their opinions.

8. Describe the components of a personal development plan (3.3.1)
There are OBJECTIVES where we can identify what we want to be able to do or to do better.
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