Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Settings

Principles of personal development in adult social care settings

1.1 Explain what reflective practice is:
Reflective practice is to look at yourself in a work situation and think how you managed it and how you could of managed it better. Reflective practice is being open to your own criticisms about your own work so you can improve.

1.2 Explain the importance of the reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided
Reflective practice is about constantly improving. E.g. if you were working with a client with dementia and you had either never done this before or struggle with it you may think it is a good idea to utilize a course that work offers regarding dementia as it will give you techniques on how to improve in this specific field.

1.3 Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care
Standards are put in place to inform you in writing of the ways that the company expects you to work. You could see these standards to reflect on your own work and decide if you could of done it different. These standards clearly state good and bad practice which can be useful for you in care.

1.4 Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice
Not everyone has the same values, beliefs and experience. It is what makes us all different and gives us an opportunity to learn from each other. It is important to not be bias as if you are it can cause problems in the work place. By putting your own views aside it will allow for good working practice and for a more comfortable working environment.

2.1 Explain how people may react and respond to receiving constructive feedback
Constructive feedback is designed to help the staff at the workplace. It is to let you know something you could of done better and how to do it better the next time. It is likely that not everyone will accept feedback whereas others may take it on board and learn from it.

2.2 Explain the importance of seeking...