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Leadership & Management

The standard ‘Leadership and Management’ explores the difference between these two roles and why effective managers have both skills. It also looks at how to lead and develop a team

  • 1.1. Leadership and management in adult care settings
    • 1.1.1 Define ‘leadership’ and ‘management’
    • 1.1.2 Explain why managers in adult social care settings need both management and leadership skills
    • 1.1.3 Explain why management and leadership styles may need to be adapted to manage different situations
  • 1.2. Team leadership
    • 1.2.1 Describe the key features in effective team leadership and how this needs to be appropriate to your own role and setting
    • 1.2.2 Describe how to promote a culture of learning, where all learning is valued and there is an environment where staff teams are supported to learn from experience
    • 1.2.3 Explain how people you support and their family and carers may be important members of the team and how they might be supported in this role
  • 1.3. Team development
    • 1.3.1 Identify methods of establishing trust and accountability within a team to build effective relationships, including maintaining an individual personal style which engenders trust
    • 1.3.2 Describe the importance of encouraging sharing of skills and knowledge between team members to ensure each individual is valued
    • 1.3.3 Describe how you might develop a shared approach to problems solving for your organisation
    • 1.3.4 Identify how you could evaluate and review the effectiveness of team performance and how to address challenges that may arise
    • 1.3.5 Describe strategies and tools you might adopt to reduce stress levels, to build resilience and to maintain the wellbeing of staff within the team, including the safety of lone workers