Health and Social Care Level 5

Activity Brief | HSC | Number | 12 |
Task type: | Written Activity | Level: | 5 | Pathway: | | Task reference: | |
Task name: | Unit 2 |

Description of Task: |
A written activity to demonstrate your understanding of promoting professional duty in order to maintain the currency of knowledge and skills that are required to continually reflect on and improve practice. |

Scope of Task |
The following areas are to be covered / discussed / referred to   in your answers: |
    * Sources and systems of support:   * Prioritising goals and targets with the use of a development plan.   * Theories and models   * Learning styles |     * Monitoring and evaluation of own knowledge and practice.   * Improving performance through reflective practice     * Barriers to professional development |

Task Questions |
Include the following in your activity;   * Explain the importance of continually improving knowledge and practice   * Analyse potential barriers to professional development   * List and compare the use of different sources and systems of support for professional development   * Explain factors to consider when selecting opportunities and activities for keeping knowledge and practice up to date   * Evaluate own knowledge and performance against standards and benchmarks   * Prioritise development goals and targets to meet expected standards   * Select learning opportunities to meet development objectives and reflect personal learning style   * Produce a plan for own professional development, using an appropriate source of support   * Establish a process to evaluate the effectiveness of the plan   * Compare models of reflective practice   * Explain the importance of reflective practice to improve performance   * Use reflective practice and feedback from others to improve performance   * Evaluate how practice has been improved through reflection on best practice and reflection on failuresNB: If you are taking the adult or children and young people‚Äôs...