Unit 85: Work In Partnership With Families To Support Individuals. Analyze the Contribution of Families to the Care and/or Support of Individuals
1.1 Analyze the contribution of families to the care and/or support of Individuals
The family contribution and support to an individual is invaluable and immeasurable. Family knows the individual best and can provide important information such as personal details such as the food the client like, condition of the individual before the doctor begin their assessment, visits and encouragement. Moreover, family provides financial support in the payment of the medical bills.
1.2 Identify factors that may affect the level of involvement of family Members in care and/or support
There are factors are; a family member might be having work commitment based on full time employments and distance making it difficult to move from work to the healthcare. The nature of relationship with the individual may also be a factor that might deter the level of commitment. Moreover, income level may hinder someone to give a financial care to an individual.
1.3 Describe dilemmas or conflicts that may arise when working in partnership with families to support individuals
There might be a dilemma based on opinion difference on matters such as appropriate use of money, relationship with the extended family or sometimes discipline. Moreover, the level or the type of foodstuffs provided by the family to the individual.
1.4 Explain how the attitudes of a worker affect partnership working with Families
It is important that a worker should remain positive and supportive most of the times. The workers should practice to listen to them since their contribution is important and promotes the relationship between the care givers and the individual. Therefore, the input of the family members is important and should not be ignored.
2.1 Interact with family members in ways that respect their culture, experiences and expertise
2.2 Demonstrate dependability in carrying out actions agreed with families
2.3 Describe principles for addressing dilemmas or conflicts that may arise in relationship with families
The principle includes the rules for a situation. In this case, there should be respect to protect and maintain confidentiality. Therefore, relationship does not mean that you can correct or give directions in accordance to the rules and regulations of the institutions. The principle of good understanding is important to address issues such as a problem in an effective manner to address the dilemmas.
3.1 Agreed with the individual, family members and others the proposed Outcomes of partnership working with a family
3.2 Clarify own role, role of family members and roles of others in Supporting the individual
I will work together with the families to access support in their roles as care givers as well. Provide feedback about the support for families. The role of the family members is to ensure that they visit the individual at all time, provide financial support, and also provide important information to the health doctor on his or her previous condition. The role of other should be to promote the relationship between the individual and family members through creation of ample time of visit. Moreover, the role of others should be to provide care when the family members are not there.
3.3 Support family members to understand person centered approaches and Agreed ways of working
Person centered approach involves providing care and support that is centered on the individual and their needs. Therefore, family members should understand that their service is important for the well-being of their person. Thus, they should give the individual the first priority before anything else. Moreover, in this place the agreed ways of working involve a process that is guided by rules and regulation. For example, the respect and good relationship should be maintained at all time.
3.4 Plan ways to manage risks associated with sharing care or support
The family and the workers should understand the limit of their care to the individual. The family should have their time and procedures for carrying out their plans such as financial care. on the other hand, the workers should only provide relevant services such as in the healthcare by providing proper medication.
3.5 Agree with the individual and family member’s processes for monitoring The shared support plan
This is important to ensure that the risk and conflict is reduced or eliminated. It involves having a plan and an effective working relationship.
4.1 Working with family members to identify the support they need to carry out their role
The family members should be provided with a proper layout of the kind of foods and services that they can offer to the individual. They need training and advice on how to handle the individual in some situations.
4.2 Provide accessible information about available resources for support
The system website has important information relevant for support. Moreover, the customer care department is available 24/7 to assist in any way possible.
4.3 Work with family members to access resources
I will provide the direct links to the network and explain the process for the new members who are not familiar with the system. Moreover, I will provide the brochures with the information. I will also provide direction and assistance based on my knowledge.
5.1 Exchange information with the individual and family members about:
A -implementation of the plan
Individual; you should maintain a good relationship with the family to create that attraction.
Family; always make sure that the needs and requirement of the individual is provided during and after the process.
B -changes to needs and preferences
As a family to the individual, you will only give what the system had recommended for the individual and not any other thing. Therefore, the needs will be given based on the one that is important to the one that is least required.
5.2 Record information in line with agreed ways of working about:
A -progress towards outcomes
The level of respect and set standards should be maintained at all cost. No one has the right to move out of the rules due to the relationship created.
B -effectiveness of partnership working
Everyone should perfume his or her role and not infringe or cross over to the other party’s role.
6.1 Agree criteria and processes for reviewing partnership work with
Everyone should stick to their line of provision unless there is a matter to be addressed.
6.2 Agree criteria and processes for reviewing support for family members
The family member should put the needs of the individual at the top of their priority while I will provide assistance that is necessary.
6.3 Encourage the individual and family members to participate in the review
The review is important to find out the performance and address any important issues for improvements.
6.4 Carry out own role in the review of partnership working
I will lead the review process by addressing the missing points that needs adjustment, based on the score on the relationship.
7.1 Provide feedback to others about the support accessed by family Members
The individual felt good around the family and the system staff around. There a connection that allowed a free and friendly sharing of information about the individual and the family. This was important to acquire some secrets about individual relevant to the system
7.2 Report on any gaps in the provision of support for family members Inadequate funds, the level of relationship and also work time dilemma.
7.3 Describe ways to challenge information or support that is discriminatory or inaccessible
Verbally the care worker can challenge the situation. In written form the care worker can make a complaint to the responsible person or body. This complaint can be referred for legal action to the court.