Essay on Assess individual in health care
1.1 Compare and contrast the range and purpose of different forms of assessment.
Prior to moving into an organisation all individuals are assessed as are the care providers to ensure that placements can meet and preferences of the individuals. The organisation conducts independent assessments by a qualified key member of the team to assess the needs and preferences of the individual to ensure that the organisation have the facilities and resources to cater for them. The key areas for assessments for needs and preferences would be:
Key professionals then hold a Care Planning Assessment (CPA) meeting along the individual to discuss the outcomes of assessments. Active support is …show more content…
Other health professionals
Welfare benefit advisors
Personal financial advisors
It is essential that everyone’s focus is on providing the best care and support to individuals for example:-
Supporting the individual to achieve their goals and be as independent as possible.
Respecting and maintaining the dignity and privacy of individuals
Promoting equal opportunities and respecting diversity and different cultures and values
Reporting dangerous abusive, discriminatory or exploitative behaviour or