priciple of support

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Explain how principles of support are applied to ensure that individuals are cared for in health and social care practice:
There are seven principles which are underpinned by an explicit value base: (DH 2008)
Principle 1 Ensure individuals are able to make informed choices to manage their self care needs
Principle 2 Communicate effectively to enable individuals to assess their needs, and develop and gain confidence to self care
Principle 3 Support and enable individuals to access appropriate information to manage their self care needs
Principle 4 Support and enable individuals to develop skills in self care
Principle 5 Support and enable individuals to use technology to support self care
Principle 6 Advise individuals how to
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Options should be presented that are the least restrictive of individual rights and choices while remaining commensurate with the desired goals. Principle 5: Partnership - Safeguarding adults is most effective where individuals, professionals and communities work together to prevent, detect and respond to harm and abuse. Principle 6: Transparency and accountability - Good safeguarding requires collaboration and transparency with partner agencies. Confidentiality - Data protection act
Risk assessment and management
Policies and principles
Analyse the benefit of following a person centered approach with users of health and social care service
A person-centred approach
Although the phrase ‘vulnerable adult’ is widely used, it is not without its problems. Competent adults have a right to make decisions that affect their lives, even where this may result in exposure to risk. Labelling adults ‘vulnerable’ can be stigmatizing and lead to unfounded assumptions that individuals lack the ability to direct their own lives. This can lead to unacceptably paternalistic interventions and result in the kinds of disempowerment that this guidance is designed to avoid. Alternatively, drawing too narrow a definition of vulnerability could mean that opportunities to identify adults who may benefit from additional consensual