HSC 3045 Promote Positive Behaviiour
1240 words 5 pagesHSC 3045
Promote Positive Behaviour.
1: Legislation sets out laws that must be followed, these laws can help protect workers and the vulnerable people being supported. It is the responsibility of both the company and the employee to be aware of these legislations, Legislation such as the Disability Discrimination
Act 1995 and Human Rights Act 1998. The company's policies and procedures, training given to staff, following care plans also encourage positive behaviour all contribute to ensure the best support is provided to individuals.
2: Restrictive interventions are ways of preventing an individual from carrying out a task. This task could be challenging behaviour, these intervention techniques are only used …show more content…
The support worker will quickly offer reassurance to the individual whilst trying to find out what is coursing them distress.
Only if the individual is displaying immediate risk of injury to themselves, others or property will the support worker intervene.
This intervention will be carried out with the minimum of distress to the individual identified. The intervention must be pointed out to the individual in a way they can understand before it happens, this will give the individual the chance to change their actions before the intervention takes place.
3: If an individual is agitated or showing signs of challenging behaviour then they are best being addressed in a non-confrontational manner. This can be achieved by speaking calmly towards the person, speak in a quiet manner and adapt a non aggressive open body posture.
Removing the audience can help calm a person down it also gives them a one to one experience which may allow them to explain what’s wrong. The support worker must respect the individuals views and opinion this will help the support worker understand the nature of the persons grievance. Only when all communication with the person fails to end the the challenging behaviour or if they are at risk to them selves or others will intervention strategies be put in place.
This intervention will be carried out with the minimum of distress to the individual identified.
2: The individual