unit 4222-319 Essay

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4222-319 Facilitate person centred assessment, planning, implementation and review (HSC 3020)

1.1 Explain the importance of a holistic approach to assessment and planning of care or support.
In the health and social care setting it’s imperative that we take a holistic approach within all aspects of our work settings. As carer’s, a holistic approach of person centred care is when planning care needs and considerations, and the type of individually tailored care packages and provision is of great importance. Holistic means looking at a situation as a whole and not just part of it. The holistic approach is paramount in driving forward the way service users are assessed and implementing the planning for a robust care and support
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The process ensures timely interventions, prevents concerns from escalating and supports self-management.

1.2 Describe ways of supporting the individual to lead the assessment and planning process.

Ways of supporting an individual to lead the assessment and the planning process would be the participation of people with high support and care needs themselves, (people with severe/profound intellectual disability and/or complex disability) in the process of focusing on what is important to them now, and in the future. And acting upon this in alliance with their family and friends. This involves considering the ability of service providers to continually listen to, learn about, and facilitate opportunities with, the people they are supporting. It is important to note that the individual with care and support needs, their participation is considered beyond the individual planning meeting. (which may be an important part of the decision making process). Rather, active participation throughout the entire individual planning process is discussed. There are four common themes in person-centred planning assessments. These are:
1. The service user and his/her care team including any advocates, make parallel around a common understanding of what is Important to the individual now and in the future.
2. Generation of creative actions that will gradually bring about more of what is desirable for the client.
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3. Provision of support for the

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