The Importance Of Social Needs To Mrs. S.

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Social needs are needed for belonging, acceptance, appreciation, and relationships. A social need that would apply to Mrs S would be interacting with others, this applies to Mrs S as she only has her husband and carer around, so she may feel lonely and as if she cannot talk to them, to ensure she interacts with others she could carry on going to day care centres, and go to social groups for dementia or depression as this could help her feel understood and happier as she would be around others who are going through the same situation as her. Another social need that applies to Mrs S would be to take on the norms and the values of society because she may not get out often as her husband is not able to help do tasks for her, and her carer would …show more content…
Mrs S would need to have a care plan organised as she has dementia which has caused her to be in a wheelchair and depression, she has carers at home as her husband cannot do much to help her and she also goes to a day care centre. The care planning process would be to assess Mrs S then create an individualised care plan that meets her needs then implement the care plan and continue to evaluate and monitor the care plan in use to ensure the correct care plan has been made for Mrs S and those involved. Needs are assessed so that needs that haven’t been recognised before can be picked up so that an individualised care plan can be created with Mrs S and her family having a say in what they think she needs so that everyone has a say and choice in what is decided for her when they finalise the care plan. The care plan helps to identify needs by having someone from the multidisciplinary team such as a social worker assess Mrs S’ needs by having her and her family fill in an assessment form, or having her keep a diary or logbook of her day to see what she needs support with, or by having an interview with …show more content…
This promotes a positive care environment as it means the care service and care staff need to work hard to maintain these standards for their service users as if they don’t they may not be able to provide a service anymore as they can be de-registered. The Equality Act 2010 promotes a positive care environment for Mrs S as it protects her from discrimination as she has a disability therefore if one of her carers were to discriminate on her using a wheelchair they would be prosecuted as Mrs S would be able to report this discriminative

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