This Level 2 Diploma Unit covers what person-centred approaches are and how they can be implemented in day-to-day practice.
This includes the importance of gaining consent, encouraging active participation, helping individuals make informed choices by using risk assessments and promoting well-being.
The unit is split into six learning outcomes comprised of several assessment criteria.
- Understand person centred approaches for care and support
- Be able to work in a person-centred way
- Be able to establish consent when providing care or support
- Be able to encourage active participation
- Be able to support the individual’s right to make choices
- 5.1 Support an individual to make informed choices
- 5.2 Use agreed risk assessment processes to support the right to make choices
- 5.3 Explain why a worker’s personal views should not influence an individual’s choices
- 5.4 Describe how to support an individual to question or challenge decisions concerning them that are made by others
- Be able to promote individuals’ well-being
- 6.1 Explain how individual identity and self esteem are linked with well-being
- 6.2 Describe attitudes and approaches that are likely to promote an individual’s well-being
- 6.3 Support an individual in a way that promotes a sense of identity and self esteem
- 6.4 Demonstrate ways to contribute to an environment that promotes well-being
- 6.5 Recognise and respond to changes in physical and mental health
- 6.6 Explain the importance of good nutrition and hydration