Category: Enable individuals to develop strategies to manage their behaviour

Explore with the individual ways of coping with situations and circumstances which trigger behaviour they wish to manage

Study Notes NOTE: This page also relates to 4.5 Work with the individual to identify and agree strategies and 4.6 Support an individual to develop and practise the agreed strategies Having identified the triggers of a behavioural response and the motivation to change it, you will want to work with the individual to find ways…

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Explain to an individual the positive outcomes of managing behaviours

Study Notes The previous post discusses working with an individual to find motivation for changing behaviours. It will also be useful to discuss with them some of the positive outcomes that you envisage from them managing their behaviour in a more positive way. Some examples of positive outcomes include: Having more friends/better relationships Intrusive interventions…

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Describe the methods and approaches available to help an individual manage their behaviour

Study Notes There are several methods and approaches available to help individuals manage their behaviour. Sometimes it may be necessary to try a number of methods to identify what works best for each unique individual. Some examples include: Discussion of possible consequences of behaviour whilst individual is at baseline Risk perception – helping an individual…

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Describe the relationship between legislation, policy and practice in relation to supporting individuals to manage their behaviour

Study Notes Legislation is the legal framework upon which policies are based. Care practitioners must ensure their practice adheres to local and organisational policies to ensure that they remain within the law and bet practice. Legislation such as the Human Rights Act means individuals are free to make their own choices even unwise ones. Policies…

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