It is important to recognise that as needs change, how support is provided will also need to be reviewed regularly to see if any changes or adjustments are required.
A risk assessment is a process made up of identifying and evaluating a risk and its possible consequences, we do this by identifying the risk involved when partaking in an activity for example, we then decide if the risk is worth taking, we evaluate and record our findings as well as review.
Independence: Allow the individuals you support to do things for themselves, however small. Self image is the same.
We must do this within the appreciation of rights within the care value base. It is important to encourage questions, through discussions, and being prepared to listen.
Understand person — centred approaches for care and support.
By promoting independence and autonomy, we can also ensure equality and inclusive practice; we can do this by actively encouraging and thus empowering individuals to use their strengths and potentials. These can be decisions that can be used to support make informed lifestyle choices, whether it be decisions about treatment or care, and the impact it may have on treatment or recovery.
Describe how to support an individual to question or challenge decisions concerning them that are made by others.
DIP 4. You need to feedback to them what was said as positive rather than the negative - if they say Ii am always failing" reply with " really, you at least have the guts to try something out of your comfort zone - not everyone can do it" the negatives must be turned to positives but it takes time and consistency - and as their self worth and esteem improves - you will find they will need less and less re- enforcing.