Health and Socail Care Level 3 Yr 1 Unit 9 Essay

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In p2 I am going to be identifying the processes and the assessment tools in which could be involved when planning support.
The Cycle of Assessment (The Processes):
The process is for example; a support plan for an elderly or a teenager to have for when they feel it is important to them and for what they would like to change in their life. During this kind of assessment process, a social worker for example, will discuss with the individual what is working and also what is not working and this is to ensure that they are having a good quality of life and this will make it easier to identify what kind of support or maybe even resources they may need to make their life easier. The support plan does not have to be complicated as it can
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Questions At the initial meetings with the individual, it is very important to ensure that the process is fully understood. This usually requires skilful use of questioning and this is including a combination of open and closed questions and this is because it can lead to a misuse of power.
Records of incidents and accidents To make sure that monitoring and reviewing is undertaken, usually the key worker is advised to keep a record of incidents ad accidents. This can indicate when support needs should be changed or maybe even adapted.
Observations The observations can help to describe the behaviour patterns, the self care skills or maybe even the medical situation of the individual.
Personal Histories A holistic view needs to be undertaken and this means making references to previous medical histories and personal statuses, for example; relationships, carers etc. This becomes central to their current assessed needs.
Flowcharts A flowchart can be used to summarise other forms of assistance that may be appropriate to the individuals.
Discussion Effective communication and the sharing of information within a multi agency team are very important when meeting the individual’s needs. The assessment process relies on a series of discussions which involve everyone in the support planning process.

In M2 I am going to be describing how