Unit 505 - Working in Partnership in health and social care or children and young people’s settings

A partnership is an arrangement between two or more groups, organisations or individuals to work together to achieve common aims. Effective partnership working must have some sort of personal stake in the partnership. All partners should work towards the same goal. The partners should have similar system of beliefs and work together over a reasonable period of time. Partners should understand the value of what each of them can contribute to the set aim. Both should respect and trust each other. Partnership working also shares creativity, and responsibility. Working together can highlight different issues, problem and solutions and there is more potential for productivity or effectiveness. All partners must always tell each other what is planned and consult everything together before making any decisions .They must act together as everyone working towards the same outcome.

Working in partnership with colleagues it’s very important .We all need to work in the same way and be consistent. By working together I am able to be aware of medical history, and illnesses, quite often life limiting that they are suffering. Communication within the home is a key to effective support .By working together everyone can be supported and all ideas can be taken into consideration on meetings and solving issues become easiest. Working with other professionals like District nurses, GPS’ or the palliative care team or Intensive support team also gives me a different point of view on situation and this way I receive support from qualified and understanding people. I can share information and seek advice .This way I get an excellent feedback and much needed support .Some individuals have a complex needs which are very difficult to cope and seeking support from others is very important. Organisations receive different training and in highlight of that health professionals...