Essay on Health and Socail Care Level 3 Yr 1 Unit 9

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In p2 I am going to be identifying the processes and the assessment tools in which could be involved when planning support.
The Cycle of Assessment (The Processes):
The process is for example; a support plan for an elderly or a teenager to have for when they feel it is important to them and for what they would like to change in their life. During this kind of assessment process, a social worker for example, will discuss with the individual what is working and also what is not working and this is to ensure that they are having a good quality of life and this will make it easier to identify what kind of support or maybe even resources they may need to make their life easier. The support plan does not have to be complicated as it can
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Once all of the details are recorded, an assessment can be made and the suitable care and support can be identified.
The assessment tools could be used on a person who has had a stroke for example; the checklists would assess the level of needs in which the person requires.
Assessment tools include individuals making forms, questionnaires and observations about their patients or maybe even the individuals they talk to such as; after a counselling session, a counsellor may decide to send out or give the individual a questionnaire about the session and how successful the session went. Or maybe the counsellor may decide to observe the individual as they are talking and this may be because the counsellor like to see how the person is developing in their session and to see if they are working or not.
An assessment tool is actually a method which is used to gather evidence and this could be for an assessment and this is such as a knowledge test or a checklist of a practical performance.

Assessment Tools:
Checklist The social worker normally has a list of criteria. This is helpful during the initial assessment process to ensure that of the criterions are covered.
Forms It is essential that all of the relevant forms are completed to provide the evidence of the information.
Diary of the Professional This could be used to record the minutes of any of the meetings in which take place, all of the decisions that have to be made and

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