Reflect on the importance of building positive relationships within the care sector

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Reflect on the importance of building positive relationships within the care sector

Journal No. 1: Reflection on key interpersonal skills as a care worker.
Guidelines for this journal would involve reflecting on the following areas.

  1. a) Safeguarding the clients’ privacy and dignity.
  2. b) Empathy and respect.
  3. c) Maintaining client confidentiality
  4. d) The importance of promoting independence and self-esteem for the client.

Journal No. 2: Reflect on the importance of building positive relationships within the care sector

Guidelines for this journal would involve addressing each of the following:

  1. a) Reflect on the types of relationships within the care and the potential effects, impact, and influence it has on the carer.
  2. b) Reflect on the importance of building a trusting relationship

Journal No. 3: Reflect on interpersonal issues and the importance of respecting diversity within the care sector

Guidelines for this journal would involve addressing each of the following:

 

  1. a) Reflect on knowledge of the diverse needs of people in need of care and why it is important to be aware of diversity.
  2. b) Reflect on key interpersonal skills required to work with clients who have diverse needs.

Journal No. 4:

Based on practical activities and learnings from classes:

Reflect on the importance of effective communication, teamwork, personal development, and personal effectiveness in care.

Part 1
Guidelines would include addressing each of the following key points:

  1. a) Reflect on the importance of good communication skills in the care setting.
  2. b) Reflect on good teamwork skills and attitude of the care worker within the multidisciplinary team.
  3. c) Reflect on the importance of good record-keeping and reporting
  4. d) Reflect on the significance of giving and receiving guidance and direction.

Part 2

  1. a) Reflect on how learnings within the class have contributed to your personal and professional development (Communication skills/verbal, non-verbal, reporting, documentation)
  2. b) Consider your strengths and challenges in each area.
  3. c) How has the reflective process helped you?

Part 3

Outline to the role of;
a) The department of health

  1. b) HSE services available in the primary, secondary, and Tertiary areas including members of the MDT.
  2. c) The healthcare assistant (responsibilities and entitlements).