Unit 305


Active participation is an approach that supports individuals in making their own choices and includes them in their own care. It empowers clients to be independent and participate in the activities/relationships of daily life, without being a passive recipient. It gives clients sense of achievement and self-esteem while you are still giving them full encouragement.
By implementing active participation, it allows the client to tell you what they would like to achieve on their own and how they would like to do it. Also by reading through care plan you can see if there is anything in particular the client enjoys like a hobby or activity that you can encourage them to do.
Make sure everyone you work with has full understanding of how the client communicates and is aware to ask the client the questions but be patient and wait for an answer. That you have to accept the clients wishes.
A risk assessment can support the rights of an individual by documenting a client’s choices then putting precautions in place so that the client can participate in their chosen activities safe from harm. Allowing a client to live a full filling life.
A risk assessment is there to protect the client and others around them involved in their care. It supports the client by respecting their choices but weighing up the risks and minimising them so that everyone knows that the client is cared for and all possible risks have been dealt with.
A risk assessment can be used when a client chooses to participate in an activity or event that could have potential harmful risks, it lets everyone know what could happen and how to prevent it.
It can be used if a client lacks capacity to inform all parties that a client is receiving the best care possible and that the interests of client are put first without risk of harm.
Risk assessments have to be updated regularly to make sure that they are in accordance with the client health and...