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Unit 316 Support individuals to access and use services and facilities

During the review process at the end of term, it was discussed with JE that he would like to progress into mainstream F.E on a chosen course, the review is where the student has a chance to communicate where or what they want to work on to help improve there health and social well-being.

In JE’s care plan it states that he is anxious of new situations, so it will be put into place for him to have staff support on his college course until he is comfortable with his new surroundings and has settled into his course.

Although it is needed for JE to have staff support it is thought that he will be able to travel independently but for this to happen JE would need to be travel trained first, so that this can be risk assessed. For the first few weeks JE will have staff support on public transport. As JE has been travelling to local areas independently it is thought that this time-frame should be adequate time.

After the first week of training JE seems pretty confidant of bus routes,   staff changed the routine to; JE walking ahead of staff and catching the bus with staff but ignoring the staff, JE lets staff know that he feels confidant with this, it is then changed to JE travelling on the first bus and staff following on the next bus JE manages this task on the buses to and from the college, so the next step is for JE to travel on his own. The staff arrange to met JE at the college and JE manages this task, for all this to take place JE risk assessment has to be changed for independent travel, Staff need to make sure he has his phone on him at all times and that he has the details of the journey.

During the time on the course JE started off well travelling independently, but JE struggles with over-crowding and will not get on a busy bus, this started to make JE late for his college course.   Staff sat down with JE and agreed with him getting up earlier to get the earlier bus to help with...