Efficacy Of Organisational Policies In Health And Social Care Analysis

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This essay will explore the efficacy of organisational policies in providing support for individuals who are affected by a significant life event. It will explore how others deal and respond to significant life events. The suitability of external sources who providing support will be evaluated. The own personal contribution during supporting an individual who experiences a significant life event will be analysed in the form of a reflection. Recommendation through improvement of support which is available to those who are experiencing a significant life event, will be made.
The safety of the individual within a health and social care setting is determined, especially if the individual who uses services is unable to take responsibility with regard
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However, as a professional I have to deal professionally with my emotions. This means I put my emotions and belief in a “box” and leave it to one side. I am fully aware that if I am not able to control my emotions, I wouldn’t be able to support the patient and his or her relatives in the right way. Furthermore, the risk of being judgmental would then arise. This is another significant point that must be considered. As a professional I have learnt to reflect on situations by using, for example; Schon’ Reflection Cycle (1983). This is a big help for me, as during the reflection I consider different viewpoints and this supports the finding of the correct …show more content…
“The grief cycle model from Kubler Ross (1969) is a useful perspective for understanding our own and other people 's emotional reaction to personal trauma and change, irrespective of cause, “according to (Businessball,2016). I agree with that quote; the grief cycle model describes exactly the state of emotions during significant life events. In my mind everybody who works in health and social care should be familiar with the grief cycle model. As this model is a benefit for both patient and carer, it is a helpful tool for understanding the progress of dying and the arising emotions during that process.
For my personal and professional development, I attend regular training where I learn strategies to manage difficult situations which can arise during care. I also have regular supervision, where I can share my experience with my senior manager. My personal conclusion is that a professional must have a “healthy mind” to provide efficient support and care to the individual.
Over the last couple of years, a lot of changes have taken place regarding bereaved care. Policies have changed and the White paper (2011) outlined a new direction in End of Life

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