explain how finding out about an individuals history,preferences,wishes and needs is an important part of creating a good care or support plan.
You may work with different individuals each with their own
preferences, wishes and needs. You will find out about these by reading individuals’
care and support plans as well as communicating with them when you are together. [ It is
important that you follow care and support plans and understand and respect
what the individuals you work with say they need.
The General Social Care
Council wrote a Code of Conduct setting out
These are some of the responsibilities you will have to individuals
Protect their rights and promote their interests
Establish and maintain their trust and confidence
Promote their independence and protect them as far as possible from danger or harm
Respect their rights and ensure their behaviour does not harm themselves or other
In your role, you will also be expected to:
Uphold public trust and confidence
Be accountable for the quality of your work and take responsibility for maintaining and
improving your knowledge and skills
Your employer may have a set of values for the service you will be providing. ]
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