Unit 7: Meeting Individual Needs

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  • Unit 7: Meeting Individual Needs
    • Legislation (Legal requirement that sets out standards)
      • Strengths
        • Makes people accountable
        • Promotes good quality care
        • Gives a framework for policies
      • Weaknesses
        • People might not follow  (Complience)
          • They might not understand the legislation
          • Down to interprettion
        • Might not be accurate or correct
        • Difficult to monitor whether or not the legislation is being enforced
    • Care Sectors
      • Private
        • Set up to provide services 'at a price'
        • I.e Schools, child care providers, private care homes, complimentary medicines.
      • Informal
        • Care given my family, friends, or neighbours
      • Statutory
        • Set up as a requirement by law
        • Paid through taxes
        • Expected to provide a range of sources (i.e. NHS, Social Services)
      • Voluntary
        • Set up by charities
        • Provide service free of charge
        • Non-Profit making
        • Depend on fund raising and government grants
    • Care Planning
      • Guidelines on how to meet someones needs
      • Between the care worker and service user
      • Individuals needs are identified, assessed and adressed
      • Cycle
        • start: Assess (Holistic)
          • Planning
            • Impliment
              • monitor plan
                • Review/ Evaluate
        • Service user input! (Empowerment)
    • Multi Disciplinary Teams
      • Aim: Provide effective and holistic care
      • Effective team
        • Clear objectives
        • Effective management
        • Established roles and responsibilities
        • Effective communication
        • Commitment and high standards
      • Advantages
        • Good quality teamwork provides successful and holistic care
        • Effective care reducing time spent hospitilised
        • Consistency of care
        • sharing of good practice
        • Effective time management
        • Easier to monitor and review
        • enhance patient satisfaction
        • Cost effective
        • Prevent overlap of care
        • effective use of resources
      • Disadvantages
        • Repeated care
        • Needs are not always met
        • Clashes in different care approches
        • Poor communication and dissagreements
        • Time consuming (reaching decitions, making changes)
        • gaps in care
    • Mixed Economy of Care
      • Different types of care where some can be private (costly) and others voluntary (free)
      • Increase cost effectiveness and quality of service.
      • Current Provision of care
        • Regional: Strategic health authorities
        • National: Government
        • Local: Primary care trust, NHS trust
      • Advantages
        • Choice for service users
        • More responsive to needs
        • Cost effective
        • Flexible
      • Disadvantages
        • Two tier system
        • Not always cost effective
        • Uneven 'Postcode Lottery'
    • Organisational Culture
      • Personality of the organisation
      • Culture refers to underlying values, beliefs, and codes of practice
      • Values and behaviours that contribute to the (unique social and psychological) environment of an organisation
      • Strong
        • Know, understand and follow policy and procedures
        • Regular training and development
      • Weak
        • Do things just because they have to and just for the money
        • Accept responsibilities out of fear
      • POSITIVE
        • Policies and Procedures are understood
        • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
        • TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
        • Clear job description inc. roles and responsibilities
        • Anti-discriminatory Practice
          • Equality
        • Safety of Everyone
        • Care values
          • Rights of the service user
    • Policy
      • Development
        • Start: Define issue
          • Gather information
            • Discuss and Debate (board level)
              • Draft policy
                • Make revisions
                  • Adopt policy
                    • Distribute to public
                      • Oversee the implimentations
                        • Evaluate and then modify if needed
      • Sets out practices or procedures
        • How to deal/behave in certain situations
      • Put into place due to complaint or accident/incident
      • Ensures standards are being met
      • Safeguarding(workers and service users)
      • Changes may need to be made due to a change in legislation
      • Review/ monitor current policy. Make it 'Fit for Purpose'
    • Cultures
      • Power: 1)Power comes fromt he top person 2)Control is the key element 3)Decisions made by usually 1 person 4)negative if feeder is negative
      • Role: 1)Peoples activities are influence by their job descriptions 2)Can become negative if they take it to literal and don't use their initiative
      • Task: 1)Teams formed to achieve targets. 2)Each member of the team will contribute. 3)Like a multidisciplinary team
      • Person: 1)Individual worker is central point of focus 2)individuals will tend to have sting values on how THEY work 3)Certain employees feel more important than the organusation 4)organisation soon takes a back seat and begins to suffer 5)individual doesnt makes decisions in favour of the organisation
  • Makes people accountable
  • They might not understand the legislation
  • Voluntary
    • Set up by charities
    • Provide service free of charge
    • Non-Profit making
    • Depend on fund raising and government grants
  • Independant
  • POSITIVE
    • Policies and Procedures are understood
    • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION
    • TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
    • Clear job description inc. roles and responsibilities
    • Anti-discriminatory Practice
      • Equality
    • Safety of Everyone
    • Care values
      • Rights of the service user

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