Definition Of Consent In Social Care

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A Defintion of person-centred vaules:
A person's centred values means that people who we support are able to be involed and included in every aspect of their support and care plan. such as Their needs,Assessments, support planning and Care delivering. So a persons centred approaches, policies and procedures and care practices should always put the residents at the centre of every day to day activities. Their plans should always include the residents and their family members in the planning and maintaining of them.
A Explanation why it is important for social care workers to work in a way that promotes person centred values:
It is very important that social care workers give residents their Individuality - Rights - Choice - Privacy - Independence - Dignity - Respect - Partnership - Equal Opportunities.
A Defintion of the term "consent" in adlut social care
By law, voluntary agreement with an action proposed by another. Consent is an act of reason; the person giving consent must be of sufficient mental capacity and be in possession of all essential information in order to give valid consent. A person who is an infant, is mentally incompetent, or is under the influence of drugs is incapable of giving consent. Consent must also be free of coercion or fraud.
A Explanation why social care workers must gain the consent of the individual when they are providing care or support
You are not allowed to violate the persons person or their privacy without their consent. This assumes that they are capable of gving it. This is the law and also that is how the carer or support worker would want to be treated if they was in that