Principles of Personal Development in Adult Social Care Setting
1. Understand what is required for good practice in adult social care roles.
1.1 By following the codes of practice and complying with the regulations also using the essential standard act and the National Occupational standards,
1.2 Reflecting on your own work helps you to improve and develop different ideas of working, it also helps for new ideas to be used, also helps to examine the way you dealt with the issues at hand.
1.3 Do not take you own beliefs and attitudes in to the work place, keep an open mind and respect and understand that’s every one beliefs are different to your own,
2. Understand how learning activities can develop knowledge, skills and understanding
2.1 Providing a new idea that gives an opportunity for new areas of learning, giving the chance to apply theories to practice giving you more self confidence.
2.2 giving you more of a personal insight to how effective your practice is and thinking through different approaches.
2.3 It helps areas for improvement, helps to problem solve in different ways, also gives you more understanding of others perspectives.
3. Know how a personal development plan can contribute to own learning and development.
3.1 It record information such as agreed objectives for development, proposed activities to meet objectives, timescales for review,
3.2 The nurse in charge/manager, the person them selves, family members, others that represent the individuals, any other professional which are involved with the individual.
3.3 Managers/nurse in charge, Natalie NVQ assessor, Private and public mental heath agencies/practices. Also families of the individuals can help also work colleague.
3.4 Helps to focus on what you want to achieve and how to do it, develops self awareness of the training needed, increases own understanding of how to meet the needs and provides evidence of actions taken to improve knowledge and understanding.