1. Explain what reflective practice is – Reflective practice is when you look back on a previous experience and reflect on what worked well, the outcome and what didn’t work so well, thinking about what could be improved for the future to make your practice better.
2. Explain the importance of reflective practice in continuously improving the quality of service provided- Reflective practice is important as this will improve your work practice as you are accessing the situations of what happened in previous practice, how they can be improved and things that didn’t work so well can be made sure they are not done again.
3. Explain how standards inform reflective practice in adult social care – The standards within the work practice may be adapted for certain individuals due to reflective practice for example if a individual prefers breakfast in bed and this is what they wish for you could talk to managers and nurses so its documented in care plans and there needs are met and others will also be aware this is what the individual prefers.
4. Describe how own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice – Own values, belief systems and experiences may affect working practice as you may follow your own beliefs which are different to others and this could cause conflict, you may have a different religion to a service user and things you may think are fine could be very offensive to them, your experiences may make it difficult if you disagree with works policies and procedures provided.
2.1 Explain how people may react and respond to receiving constructive feedback – People may react in different ways to constructive feedback, some people may take it on board and use it to improve better work practice, where as others may take offence and feel they are being patronised.
2.2 Explain the importance of seeking feedback to improve practice and inform development – Its important to use feedback positively to improve your...