Understand The Principles Of Support Individuals To Live At Home

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Unit 4222-320
Support individuals to live at home

Outcome 1 Understand the principles of supporting individuals to live at home 1. describe how being supported to live at home can benefit an individual
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explain how risk management contributes to supporting individuals to live at home.

Risk management or more know as risk assessments by mencap are about identifying risks and finding the most suitable way of making them as safe as possible for the individual service users, service user and in cases of changes in there needs and circumstances which may include risks associated with:
• personal needs and Health
• Social situation and lifestyle
• Financial circumstances
• security, environment or Legal status
These are essential part of the risk assessments’ of the persons support needs in order to promote a safe way of living risks identified in individual service users current risk assessments shall be reviewed and agreed risk reduction measures recorded in services users support plans these are manage so that they can be as independent as possible in there homes or out and a about. We follow these points in making risk assessments and support plans 1. We follow legal and mencap organisational procedures for compiling to risk assessments and support plans for individuals service
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identify with an individual the strengths, skills and existing networks they have that could support them to live at home

An Active participation with an individual the strengths, skills and existing networks they have that could support them to live at home, this is a way of working that recognises an individual’s right to participate in the activities and relationships of everyday life as independently as possible with there needs that may include:
• Personal
• Physical
• Financial
• Social
• Environmental
• Safety
The individual is regarded as an active partner in how their own care or support is done, rather than a passive recipient, an individual service user can set them self aims goals and achievements to help them build there strengths, skills and education all of these are recorded in the personal aims goals and achievements file which helps support there independences and the amendment of the risk assessments, support plans and monthly review and 1to1 meetings

(refer to aims goals and achievements for joe blogs cutting

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