Task a Nvq Level 3


Task Ai:

What is reflective practice?
To practice reflectively involves being able to think about an event after it happened, critically evaluate your actions and make adjustments if necessary.

Pick a recent event and ask yourself the following questions:
How did I work safely? Or not?
How did I use my knowledge of the client in decision making? Or not?
Were there any personal values involved? What were they and how did they impact?
What could I have done differently?
What might of happened then?
What would I do differently next time?

Why is reflective practice important?
Reflective practice is important because it accurately assesses the need of each service user. It is essential that all care workers become familiar with reflective practice as our profession depends on shared support, care workers. It also keeps you aware of your strengths and areas for development. It is not criticism, merely an understanding and acknowledgment of what you excel in and what you can improve on.

Create a strength and weakness’ chart and add to both columns after a days work.
For example:
Strengths | Weakness’ |
    * Washing, drying, and dressing clients well and comfortably.     * Correctly administrating medication to clients in form of tablets/eye drops/ear drops. |     * I feel I need to practice some more and improve putting convenes on clients.     * Putting the sling on correctly so that the client isn’t uncomfortable when in the air. |
This will better yourself in such ways of improving on your weakness’ and mastering your strengths!

How reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision.
Reflective practice contributes to improving the quality of service provision as the care sector constantly revises policies and procedures and new standards are constantly being set. Care workers are to keep up to date on any revision of policies,...