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Respecting Individuals Rights

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Introduction In this assignment I am going to explain how individual rights can be respected in a supportive relationship. When in a care setting it's vital that individual's rights are respected as this helps to minimise abuse. Care workers need to provide a supportive relationship in order for their service. There are many jobs in society, specifically within a health a social care setting. It's essential for individuals who want a career within this setting, to have great knowledge and understanding of the safeguarding of individuals. Reflective account non-judgement support. Summayah is a Muslim who is very confident of her beliefs; Summayah believes it has a great impact on her everyday life. She has recently moved into a care home however she finds it very challenging to adjust to the settings of the care home as she has come across many situations where she feels her religion is not important. Summayah feels that the relationship she has with the staff in care home is poor as she feels she is not accepted for who she is. Michie explains that one of the most interesting and rewarding things about working in health and social care is the opportunity to form supportive relationships with a diverse range of people. ...read more.


and she may feel she cannot do things for self without me being there for example she may be able to ask for an alternative dish as she doesn't eat meat. As I wont always be there Summayah may slip back into her old habits and staff will not be able to spend as much time with Summayah as they have too look after all the residents in the care home. Mrs B loved to play bingo every Friday morning I would always join in with the service user's especially Mrs B as she found it very difficult to play as she was deaf in one ear and had a speech impairment. Mrs B would take a while to find the numbers, I would always repeat the numbers that had been called out. She appreciated my help as she always told me, I ensured that I never belittled her and always encouraged her independence. At times I did find it difficult to understand Mrs B However I would listen paying full attention giving her the time she needed to express her self. ...read more.


Treating her like and individual no matter how difficult I had found knowing what she was saying at times. Encouraging her to joining in with activities she is very fond of. Encouraging over service users to sit with us and making them all get along as they all had things in common they are in a residential home and all have things about themselves they wish they never but accepting this and having fun with activities. Making sure that the care I provided was not patronising and not belittling them and treating them equally I achieved this by the way I spoke to them joining in with all activities and not judging them. I also explained that I have issues that make things difficult for me at times but I don't allow it to discourage me any longer because we are not perfect. As I displayed this character and behaviour it made service users warm to me and trust me. At times I used gestures to communicate with the service user and eye contact this allowed me to understand her emotions and feelings. According to landridge et al 'Encouragement and approval can be conveyed through both verbal and non-verbal communication and are essential if you hope to demonstrate unconditional positive regard towards that individual' ...read more.

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