Qcf 3 Introduction to Personalisation in Health and Social Care (Hsc3046) Essay

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Task A Short answer questions

(1) Define the term Personalisation

The definition of Personalisation means that every person receiving support either provided by the government or funded by him or herself will have choice and control in what they would like their care to be.

(2) Describe the relationship between rights/choice and Personalisation

The individual get their rights from legislation, human rights, and equalityrights. Under this legislation the individuals have the right to make their own choices i.e. social activities, intellectual activities, spiritualpersonal care, speciality activities, creative activities, physical activities. Personalisation starts with the person and their individual circumstances rather than
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Examples of Person Centred Approaches are Dementia Care Mapping- giving people a real voice, is a process that helps the social care worker observe life through the eyes of a person with Dementia. It involves watching someone unobtrusively over an extended period of time to see how they respond positively and negatively to events that happen to-and around them. The results of DCM can change the way the person with Dementia experiences care and support.

For my account my individuals name will be called john:
John lives in supported living home for dementia patients.
John wanted to take Mary out for a coffee on Saturday morning, they both live in a supported home, however John and Mary have got dementia and although he can take full responsibility for his own personal care needs due to his dementia he has in the past forgotten where he lives and where he was going, he also has frequent memory lapses, if he were allowed to leave the fold vicinity by himself then there would be an extremely high chance of him being unable to find out where the coffee shop is and how to get home.

In this situation I recognise John wishes to enjoy himself and be responsible for his own finance, he does need support from a support worker when he leaves fold, this has to be discussed delicately with John as he does not like to be supervised (support worker) when leaving fold.

I had to be aware of the conflict that might arise with John as this has