Flashcards in 7.2 - Meeting Individual Needs Deck (22):
Define TASK FOCUSED CARE
Care that focuses on carrying out a series of specified tasks regardless of individual needs.
Enabling an individual to gain control of their life by giving them support, choice and decision making powers.
Enabling an individual to return to or achieve a normal, usual or typical state.
The representation of service users’ interests in order to improve their situation.
What are the 5 stages in the care planning cycle?
5) Review / Evaluation
What is a care plan?
A care plan sets out an individual's care and support needs and describes how it will be provided
Describe the process of assessment in the care planning cycle.
*This may be done by a number of professionals eg community nurse, social worker, occupational therapist.
*This should be a holistic assessment.
*This multi-disciplinary approach leads to a more detailed and thorough assessment.
Describe the process of planning in the care planning cycle.
Information obtained from the assessment is used to produce an individualised care plan. The care plan should….
*identify individual care needs
*set goals / objectives that care workers should aim to achieve
*identify the type of care the service user needs and the way it will be provided.
*Care should meet the individual’s specific care needs.
Describe the process of implementation in the care planning cycle.
This is the delivery of planned care and monitoring it’s effects on an individual’s needs / condition.
Describe the process of monitoring in the care planning cycle.
Any changes to the individual’s needs should be documented and this information used in the final stage of the cycle.
Describe the process of review / evaluation in the care planning cycle,
This stage involves evaluating the effectiveness of the care provided.
Have the care plan goals been met?
Is the care being provided still appropriate?
Has the individual’s needs changed?
Does a new assessment need to be carried out?
Do care providers and individual think progress has been achieved?
Has the care been effective?
Why is confidentiality between a care worker and service user important?
If confidentiality is broken.....
*client may be put at risk
* trust broken
* relationship may be damaged ------> lack of confidence
* create stress
* legal action may be taken
*employee may be disciplined
* Client feel disempowered
*Can affect self confidence, self esteem etc.
What is the importance of advocacy?
*Promotes effective communication
*Empowers client because their voice is being valued
*Clients wishes can be considered fully
What are the issues with advocacy?
*Gaps in care if advocacy is not provided
*Conflict can occur between service user and family members
* Needs good communication skills to be effective
*Can disempower the client
What is the importance of empowerment?
*Promotes individual rights
*Allows client to make decisions
*Raises self esteem
*Reduces feelings of discrimination
OPPOSITES CAN BE ARGUED
What is the importance of normalisation?
*Acceptance of people with disabilities / conditions
* Promotes independence and confidence
*Promotes self worth and self concept
*Promotes social inclusion
*Client feels valued
*Same conditions for all
What are the issues with normalisation?
*Support required from public and professionals to be effective
* Needs adequate resources
* Needs may not be met
*People will still discriminate
* May put client at risk
What is the Care Value Base?
The values and ethical principles that care practitioners apply to their work.
What is the importance of regularly reviewing and monitoring care plans?
*Needs could change
*Medication may need to be changed
*May be reacting negatively to medication
*Family may be unable to cope
*Changes in PIES
*Check on patient safety
*Gives opportunity for questions
*Professionals can review the effectiveness of the plan
What is HOLISTIC CARE?
Care that focuses on the whole person rather than a specific aspect of their functioning.
What are the benefits of care planning?
*Individual needs met
*Holistic care provided
*Resources used effectively
*Service user fully involved
*Improves overall health and well being
*Increases consistency of care
*Monitoring means changing needs are met