Welcome to dsdweb’s Study Guide for the Level 2 and Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care.

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Explain why reflecting on work activities is an important way to develop knowledge skills and practice

Reflecting on work activities is a fantastic way of developing knowledge because it gives you breathing space to stand back, assess a situation and identify what you have done well and how you would do things better should a similar situation arise in the future. The process of managing a situation and reflecting on it …

Describe ways to ensure that personal attitudes or beliefs do not obstruct the quality of work

Whilst in a health & social care setting, a support worker should remain professional at all times and not let personal attitudes or beliefs interfere with their responsibilities. In my job role, I respect the attitudes and beliefs of others and do not try to force my own opinions on the people that I work …

Describe the duties & responsibilities of own role

My current role is to assist two young adults with learning disabilities and autism to live as independent a life as possible. This includes: helping with meal planning and preparation and maintaining a healthy diet helping to plan and organise activities finance management assisting with personal development helping to maintain a good standard of health …


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